Teardown difficulty:
Moderate
Duration:
6 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Apple iPhone 4 (iPhone 4 A1332, A1349) with each step description and the required set of tools.


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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.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Apple iPhone 4 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has medium complexity and takes about 6 minutes in time.
Our manual is suitable for all models Apple iPhone 4 — iPhone 4 A1332, A1349 released for markets in different countries.




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