Wednesday, August 31, 2016

HTC Maple 100 - Disassembling procedure – How to replace the front panel – Mobiles and smartphones repair and service

Category: Mobiles and Smartphones Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the battery 
  • How to remove the Key board 
  • How to remove the frond panel 

HTC Maple 100 

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Battery
First remove the back cover of your phone to expose the battery.
Turn the phone over and remove the battery by using your thumb to push forward on the battery and then lift it.
Take the battery out
When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up.
How to remove Back Panel
Remove the four 4.9mm T6 Torx screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone
Remove the two 4.3mm #00 Phillips screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone
Use the plastic opening tool to pry the clips off
Insert the plastic opening tool along the seams at different points to it pry up
This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step.
Remove the one 3.3mm #00 screw.
Use your finger or the plastic opening tool to unclip the board.
Be aware of the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard inside the phone.
Peel off the yellow piece of tape from the phone
First flip up the retaining flap with your fingernail or a plastic opening tool.
Pull on the ribbon cable gently with your fingers
Split apart the motherboard and front panel. Remove the other yellow piece of tape off of the end of the ribbon cable.
Gently pull on the ribbon cable to separate the motherboard.
Remove the four 1.9mm #00 Phillips screws.
How to remove Keyboard
Peel back the tape gently with your fingers
Remove the board gently with your fingers
Remove the keys
Using the Plastic Opening Tool, pry out the LCD screen and remove with fingers.
Be gentle because the LCD screen is fragile.
Use the Plastic Opening Tool to remove the internal ear speaker.