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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Acer CloudMobile A9 S500 with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1. Open the back cover

Open the back cover using a gap on the lower right side of the smartphone.


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Step 2. Remove the battery

There is an indentation at the end of the battery on the middle cover. Hook the battery at this point, lift it up and remove the battery.

ℹ️️ The Acer CloudMobile A9 S500 model has a battery BAT-610 with 1460 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).


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Step 3. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Torx T5), unscrew the nine screws.


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Step 4. Open the middle cover

Pry over the edges. Move an opening tool along the edge detach the clips and remove the middle cover with antenna pads and tracks. The middle cover protects the printed circuit board (PCB).

Try to lift the cover by the edges and don't push anything too far inside, so as not to accidentally break or short-circuit anything on the circuit board.


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Step 5. Unscrew one screw

Using a screwdriver (Torx T5), unscrew one screw securing the motherboard.


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Step 6. Remove the loudspeaker

Disconnect the connectors and remove the loudspeaker assembly.


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Step 7. Disconnect the connectors

Disconnect the vibration cable connector, cable to the rear camera, earpiece speaker connector, display module connector.

⚠️️ Do not pull on the cable or pry it with a sharp tool, the connectors are pretty weak and break easily, or the cable falls out of the end (lug).


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Step 8. Remove the motherboard

After making sure that all the cables have been disconnected and that nothing is holding the printed circuit board, carefully remove the motherboard.

⚠️️ Do not bend the circuit board when removing it or push tools under it. Unbeknownst to yourself, you can damage components or cables from the inside.


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Step 9. Remove the cameras

Carefully take out the rear camera and the assembly of the front (selfie) camera and proximity sensor.

The body of the cameras may be glued a bit so be careful.


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Step 10. In the display frame remained

ℹ️️ In the display frame remained: the earpiece speaker, vibration motor.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Acer CloudMobile A9 S500 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 6 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Acer CloudMobile A9 S500 released for markets in different countries.



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