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Disassembly of the mobile device HTC One M9 Plus (HTC One M9 Plus OPK7110 M9pw) with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1. Open the cover at the top

Open the cover at the top. The cover is hiding the screws securing the back cover.

ℹ️️ Do not use a lever or any force for separation that could damage the cover.

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Step 2. Open the trays

Using the Key tool (aka Needle) or Paperclip and open the SIM and Memory card (Micro SD) trays and take them out.

ℹ️️ Remember the location for the SIM and Memory card (Micro SD) trays so that nothing is confused when reassembling.

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

 

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Step 3. Unscrew 2 screws

Using a screwdriver (Torx T5), unscrew 2 screws at the end of the phone securing the back cover.

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Step 4. Remove 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 very easy to damage.

⚠️ Look in advance in the picture for the location of the cables for inter-board, touchscreen, display, buttons (if any) under the cover, so as not to damage them accidentally.

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Step 5. Disconnect the battery connector

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the 2 screws securing the battery connector.

To get to the battery connector, it needs to disconnect the coaxial cable connector and lean it aside.

⚠️ Try to control and perform all actions carefully so as not to accidentally touch or short circuit anything on the printed circuit board.

Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible.

ℹ️️ The HTC One M9 Plus model has a battery BOPGE100 with 2840 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. Disconnect the connectors

Carefully, preferably from the edge, disconnect the connectors on the PCB.

⚠️ 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).

⚠️ Be careful when removing the cables from the connectors, the cables are pretty thin, and it is easy enough to break them or damage the contact tracks inside.

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Step 7. Unscrew the 3 screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the 3 short screws.

⚠️ Try to control and perform all actions carefully so as not to accidentally touch or short circuit anything on the printed circuit board.

ℹ️️ Be sure to note the location of the screws before disassembling. When assembling the device, screwing the screw in the wrong place may damage the device or its part. To avoid damage, the removed screws and individual pieces (as gaskets or brackets) must be laid out in the appropriate order, or the screws and their holes in the phone must be marked with colored markers.

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Step 8. Unscrew one screw

Using a screwdriver (Torx T5), unscrew one screw covered by flat cables.

⚠️ Try to control and perform all actions carefully so as not to accidentally touch or short circuit anything on the printed circuit board.

ℹ️️ Be sure to note the location of the screws before disassembling. When assembling the device, screwing the screw in the wrong place may damage the device or its part. To avoid damage, the removed screws and individual pieces (as gaskets or brackets) must be laid out in the appropriate order, or the screws and their holes in the phone must be marked with colored markers.

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Step 9. Remove the PCB

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 10. Unscrew 3 screws

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

⚠️ Try to control and perform all actions carefully so as not to accidentally touch or short circuit anything on the printed circuit board.

ℹ️️ Be sure to note the location of the screws before disassembling. When assembling the device, screwing the screw in the wrong place may damage the device or its part. To avoid damage, the removed screws and individual pieces (as gaskets or brackets) must be laid out in the appropriate order, or the screws and their holes in the phone must be marked with colored markers.

 

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Step 11. Remove the sub-board

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), spring contacts for the speaker, headphone jack/socket, and 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 12. Remove the front camera

Disconnect the connector on PCB, and remove the front (selfie) camera.

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Step 13. Unscrew the 5 screws

Using a screwdriver (Torx T5), unscrew the 5 screws.

⚠️ Try to control and perform all actions carefully so as not to accidentally touch or short circuit anything on the printed circuit board.

ℹ️️ Be sure to note the location of the screws before disassembling. When assembling the device, screwing the screw in the wrong place may damage the device or its part. To avoid damage, the removed screws and individual pieces (as gaskets or brackets) must be laid out in the appropriate order, or the screws and their holes in the phone must be marked with colored markers.

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Step 14. Remove the sub-board

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 rear cameras, spring contacts, coaxial cables, and 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 15. Remove rear cameras

Disconnect connectors on PCB and remove the assembly of two rear cameras.

Detailed disassembly instructions of HTC One M9 Plus in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:


Disassembling\Repair has medium complexity and takes about minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models HTC One M9 Plus — HTC One M9 Plus OPK7110 M9pw released for markets in different countries.


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