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Asus ZenFone 3 ZE520KL Teardown

Step 1

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


Do not push too hard this may cause damage.

Step 2

Open the back cover.


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.

Step 3

Disconnect the fingerprint sensor connector.

Step 4

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 10 bolts in the frame of the phone.

Step 5

Pry and remove the middle frame with fingerprint sensor.

Step 6

Disconnect the battery connector.


We strongly recommend disconnecting the connector to avoid a possible short circuit during disassembly.

Step 7

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 7 bolts in the buzzer (speaker) assembly.

Step 8

Pry and remove the buzzer (speaker) assembly.

Step 9

Disconnect connectors and remove the coaxial cable.

Step 10

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 1 bolt in the PCB.

Step 11

Disconnect connectors on the lower PCB & pry off the vibrator motor.

Step 12

Remove the lower PCB.

Step 13

Disconnect connectors on the PCB.

Step 14

Remove the PCB.

Step 15

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 1 bolt and remove the headphone jack (socket).

Step 16

Pry and remove the main camera.

Step 17

Pry and remove the earpiece (speaker).

Step 18

Parts in the frame of the display module.

Disassembly Video

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