Teardown difficulty:
Moderate
Duration:
4 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Apple iPhone 5S (iPhone 5S A1457, A1533, A1453) 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.

Lift the display module, disconnect the Home button connector on the PCB and open the module.

⚠️ Warning!

It is necessary to lift the module carefully so as not to damage the FF cable of the Home button.


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Step 4.

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 4 bolts and remove the bracket holds of the connectors.


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Step 5.

Remove the display.


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Step 6.

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the 7 bolts.


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Step 7.

Disconnect connectors on the PCB.


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Step 8.

Remove the PCB.


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Step 9.

Parts in the housing / back cover / case.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Apple iPhone 5S in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has medium complexity and takes about 4 minutes in time.
Our manual is suitable for all models Apple iPhone 5S — iPhone 5S A1457, A1533, A1453 released for markets in different countries.




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