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Teardown difficulty:
Moderate

Recommended tools

Apple iPhone 4 Teardown

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Step 1

Using the key tool, open the SIM card slot and remove it.

Warning!

Do not push too hard this may cause damage.

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Step 2

Using a screwdriver (Star Shape 0.8mm Pentalobe), unscrew the 2 bolts on the end of the phone.

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Step 3

Open the back cover.

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Step 4

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 1 bolt and remove the connector holder and battery.

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Step 5

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the 2 bolts and remove the flat holder.

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Step 6

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 1 bolt and remove the lower part (enclosure).

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Step 7

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm), unscrew 5 bolts and remove the EMI shield.

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Step 8

Disconnect connector on the PCB and remove the main camera.

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Step 9

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 3 bolts.

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Step 10

Disconnect connectors on the PCB.

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Step 11

Remove the PCB.

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Step 12

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 bolts. Remove the ear speaker & vibrator motor.

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Step 13

Parts in the housing.

Disassembly Video


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