Einleitung

If your phone's motherboard is faulty, this guide will show you how to safely replace it.

  1. Flip the phone over and locate the back cover.
    • Flip the phone over and locate the back cover.

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  2. Place your thumb under the camera, apply a little pressure, and slide the cover toward the bottom of the phone.
    • Place your thumb under the camera, apply a little pressure, and slide the cover toward the bottom of the phone.

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    • Place the plastic opening tool in the small slot in the bottom left-hand corner.

    • Pry the battery upward to remove it.

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    • Using the #00 Philips screw driver, unscrew the four 4.5mm screws located on each side of the device.

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  3. Frohes Fest, frohes Tüfteln
    Pack's ein, pack's aus, pack's an: Erhalte 12 € Rabatt auf deinen Einkauf ab 50 € mit dem Code FIXMAS12
    Frohes Fest, frohes Tüfteln
    Pack's ein, pack's aus, pack's an: Erhalte 12 € Rabatt auf deinen Einkauf ab 50 € mit dem Code FIXMAS12
    • Wedge the plastic opening tool between the screen and the case.

    • Gently move the tool along the edge to loosen the screen from the casing. Repeat this for the entire outer edge of the screen.

      • You should not completely separate the screen from the case in this step.

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    • Flip your phone over to the battery side.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the lower seam between the frame and front cover to separate the back panel.

      • Push the scroll wheel, located in the upper left corner, in while lifting the back cover off to prevent breaking it.

    • The volume, lock, and camera buttons are loose so don't lose them.

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    • Use the metal tweezers to gently peel the yellow tab from the left edge of the phone at the two plastic bases.

      • Do not completely remove the tab from the body, it should still be connected to the phone by the orange plastic.

    • Repeat this for the white tab on the opposite side of the phone.

      • This tab also has two plastic bases adhering it to the edge of the phone.

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    • Insert your plastic opening tool underneath the speaker/camera panel, and gently pry it upwards.

    • Do not fully remove the panel! It should still be attached to the motherboard by a red and black wire.

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    • Use the metal tweezers to gently lift the edge of the maroon tab, it should pop up easily.

    • Do not remove the tab completely, it should still be connected to the phone.

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    • Insert the plastic opening tool underneath the motherboard towards the bottom edge of the phone and gently pry it from its case.

    • Lift the motherboard and slide it towards you by hand to free it from the phone.

    • The call and end buttons may fall out when the motherboard is removed! Don't lose the buttons.

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Abschluss

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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