Tools Featured in this Teardown

Introduction

In this guide, the complete disassembly of the T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T will be shown. This will show the removal of the battery, plastic mid frame, LCD, and the digitizer.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T, use our service manual.

Place the phone face down.
  • Place the phone face down.

  • Slide the back cover panel away from you, until you hear a click.

  • Lift the back cover panel off.

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Place the plastic opening tool in the gap between the camera and battery.
  • Place the plastic opening tool in the gap between the camera and battery.

  • Pry the battery up.

  • Remove the battery.

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  • Locate the six 3mm torx screws holding the plastic mid frame in place.

  • Remove the six torx screws with the T4 torx screwdriver.

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  • Place the plastic opening tool in the charging port.

  • Pry up to loosen the bottom edge of the plastic mid frame.

  • Work the plastic opening tool along the seam, until the the plastic mid frame is detached.

  • Remove the plastic mid frame.

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  • Locate the power button.

  • Locate the volume botton.

  • Slide the two buttons up and out of the phone.

  • The removed buttons are incredibly easy to lose, so be sure to keep an eye on them.

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  • Locate the power button sensor strip.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

  • Pry the sensor strip up.

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  • Locate the volume button sensor strip.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

  • Pry the sensor strip up.

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  • Locate the outer screen connector.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

  • Pry the screen connector up.

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  • Locate the inner screen connector.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

  • Pry the screen connector up.

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  • Place the plastic opening tool in the charger port.

  • Pry the motherboard up.

  • Remove the motherboard.

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  • Pick up the front half of your phone with your left hand.

  • Slowly rotate the phone so the screen falls into your right hand.

  • Be extremely careful not to drop the screen.

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  • Teardown complete

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