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Duration:
16 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Alcatel 3C 5026D with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1. Before disassembling!

⚠️ Before disassembling, do not forget to turn your phone off.


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Step 2. Remove the tray

Use the Key tool (aka Needle) or Paperclip. Push the tip all the way into the hole until the tray ejects, and then pull the tray of SIM and Memory card (Micro SD) out.

⚠️ Pay attention! The tool must be inserted into a hole on the edge of the phone's housing. Do not press too hard. It may break the tray eject mechanism.


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Step 3. Open the back cover

Using a spudger or a plastic pick, carefully, around the edge, detach the back cover clips, and remove it.

Do not insert the tool deeply or bend it. Otherwise, the housing may be tampered with or damaged.

⚠️ Be careful when opening the cover from the volume and power buttons side. Thin cable and fragile buttons are straightforward to damage.

⚠️ Pay attention to the fingerprint sensor glued to the back cover from the inside.


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Step 4. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew two screws and remove the bracket holding the connectors.


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Step 5. Disconnect the battery connector

Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible.

ℹ️️ The Alcatel 3C 5026D model has a battery TLp029C7 with 3000 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).

⚠️ It is highly recommended to disconnect the connector to avoid possible short circuits during disassembly.

Also, try not to use a metal tool to disconnect the rechargeable battery connector or do it carefully.


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Step 6. Remove the fingerprint sensor

Pry up the connector and remove the fingerprint sensor.


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Step 7. Remove the battery

Remove the battery. The battery is glued, so do it carefully and check how we did it in our video (at the end of the instruction).


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Step 8. Open the cover

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the four screws and remove the cover hiding the sub-board.


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Step 9. Disconnect the connectors

Disconnect the inter-board cable connector on the mainboard and coaxial cable connector on the sub-board.


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Step 10. Remove the daughterboard

Remove the sub-board. It is glued to the frame with metalized tape, so to facilitate the process, the board can be heated a bit.

ℹ️️ The board contains a charging port (Micro USB), microphone, vibration motor,inter-board cable, loudspeaker, spring contacts for an antenna unit.

⚠️ It is not necessary to insert the tool under the board when removing the sub-board. Internal components could be damaged.


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Step 11. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of power volume buttons cable, display module cable, coaxial cable. Also, remove the rear camera.


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Step 12. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the seven screws.


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Step 13. Remove the motherboard

Carefully remove the printed circuit board. There is no need to use a lever or try to reach the board by force. Make sure that nothing is getting in the way or holding the board.

⚠️ 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 14. Remove the front camera

Pry up the connector and remove the front (selfie) camera.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Alcatel 3C 5026D in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

If you have a question, ask us, and we will try to answer in as much detail as possible. If this article was helpful for you, please rate it.


Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 16 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Alcatel 3C 5026D released for markets in different countries.



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