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Disassembly of the mobile device Nokia 2.2 TA-1188 with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1. Before disassembling!

⚠️ Before disassembling, don't forget to turn your phone off.

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Step 2. 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.

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

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Step 3. Remove the battery

Take the battery off.

ℹ️️ The Nokia 2.2 TA-1188 model has a battery HQ510 with 3000 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).

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Step 4. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 17 screws.

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Step 5. Open the middle frame

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 middle frame may be tampered with or damaged.

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

⚠️ Look in advance in the picture for the cables’ location for inter-board, touchscreen, display, buttons (if any) under the middle frame to not damage them accidentally.

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Step 6. Disconnect the connectors

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

⚠️ 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).

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Step 7. 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, spring contacts for the speaker, 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 8. Remove the main camera

Pry up the connector and remove the rear camera.

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Step 9. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of power volume buttons cable, inter-board cable, and coaxial cable.

⚠️ 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 10. Remove the mainboard

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 11. Remove the front camera

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

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Step 12. In the display frame remained

ℹ️️ In the housing remained: in the upper part - the earpiece speaker and proximity sensor cable.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Nokia 2.2 TA-1188 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:


Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 9 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Nokia 2.2 TA-1188 released for markets in different countries.


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