Teardown difficulty:
Hard
Duration:
35 min

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Disassembly of the mobile device Apple iPhone 8 (Apple iPhone 8 A1863, A1905, A1906) with each step description and the required set of tools.

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Step 1

Using the key tool, open the SIM card tray 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 2 screws at the end of the phone.

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Step 3

Open the display module.

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Step 4

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 4 screws, and remove the bracket holding the connectors.

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Step 5

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 3 screws, and remove the bracket holding the connectors.

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Step 6

Pry up the connectors and remove the display module.

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Step 7

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000) and (Phillips 2.5 mm iPhone) unscrew 2 screws, and remove the bracket holding the connectors.

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Step 8

Disconnect the connector on PCB, and remove the main camera.

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Step 9

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 4 screws, and remove wi-fi antenna.

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Step 10

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 screws, and remove NFC antenna.

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Step 11

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 screws and remove the bracket.

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Step 12

Disconnect the battery connector.

⚠️ Warning!

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


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Step 13

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 screws and remove the NFC antenna.


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Step 14

Disconnect connectors on the PCB.

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Step 15

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 2.5 mm iPhone) and screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 screws in the PCB.

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Step 16

Remove the PCB.

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Step 17

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000) and screwdriver (Tri-Wing Y00 Precision Screwdriver 2.0mm), unscrew 3 screws and remove the bracket.

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Step 18

Pry up the connector and using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 screws, and remove the loudspeaker.

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Step 19

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 2.5 mm iPhone) and screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 screws and remove the TapTic Engine (vibration motor).

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Step 20

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 screws and remove the bracket.

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Step 21

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 5 screws.

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Step 22

Remove the cable with a lightning port.

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Step 23

Parts are in the housing.

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Disassembling\Repair has hard complexity and takes about 35 minutes in time.
Our manual is suitable for all models Apple iPhone 8 — Apple iPhone 8 A1863, A1905, A1906 released for markets in different countries.




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