Tools Featured in this Teardown

Introduction

This guide is for educational purposes and should not be used as a repair guide.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Moto G4, use our service manual.

  1. Place your thumb in the indent located at bottom left corner of the back cover.
    • Place your thumb in the indent located at bottom left corner of the back cover.

    • The cover will pop up and begin to lift.

    • Continue to slide your fingers up the sides to remove the back cover.

  2. Using tweezers, remove the gray plastic surrounding the camera lens.
    • Using tweezers, remove the gray plastic surrounding the camera lens.

    • There will be a lot of glue and you may have to pull hard on the plastic piece.

    • With tweezers, slide under all sides of the lens to loosen it.

    • Pulls the lens towards you to remove the lens.

    • There will be glue under the lens. You may have to pull hard to remove the lens.

    • Do not pull too hard on the lens. Pulling hard on it can result in breaking the lens.

    • Using the screwdriver equipped with the T4 head drill bit, begin unscrewing the screws on the back panel.

    • Keep the screws on a magnetic board or strip to not lose any of them.

    • After all the screws are removed from the back panel, lift the back panel off.

    • Using the tweezers, unhook the twisted red and black wire from under the black plastic pieces that are holding it down.

    • Using the tweezers, disconnect the wire from its connective port.

    • Use the spudger to lift the battery out.

    • The battery is glued down so you will have to use some force to pull it out.

    • Be careful not to pull it too hard it could bend the battery.

    • Using the tweezers, slide them under the speaker and pull the speaker out.

    • The back of the speaker is magnetic. Be careful to not touch it t other parts of the motherboard.

    • Using the tweezers, pull up on the clasp that is holding the motherboard down.

    • Using the tweezers, pull up on the clasp that is connecting the motherboard to the front-facing camera.

    • Using the tweezers, remove the red and black wiring from the bottom of the phone by the charging port.

    • Using the tweezers pull up on the three corners of the motherboard until it comes out.

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