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Teardown difficulty:
Moderate

Recommended tools

Apple iPhone 5 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 screwdriver (Star Shape 0.8mm Pentalobe), unscrew the 2 bolts on the end of the phone.

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Step 3

Lift the display module.

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Step 4

Using screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 3 bolts and remove the brackets retaining connectors.

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Step 5

Using  screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 3 bolts and remove another bracket retaining connectors.

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Step 6

Remove the display module.

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Step 7

Separate and remove the battery.

Warning!

For careful separation, we recommend using a heat gun. At the same time, it is necessary to heat carefully in order, not to damage the surface of the device.

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Step 8

Disconnect connectors and remove coaxial cables.

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Step 9

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 9 bolts.

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Step 10

Disconnect connectors on the PCB.

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Step 11

Turn over the PCB, disconnect connector of the coaxial cable and remove the board.

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Step 12

Parts in the housing.

Disassembly Video


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