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Duration:
10 min

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Disassembly of the mobile device Philips X586 with each step description and the required set of tools.

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Step 1. Before disassembling!

⚠️ Before disassembling, do not forget to turn your phone off.


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Step 2. Remove the tray

Use the Key tool (aka Needle) or Paperclip. Push the tip all the way into the hole until the tray ejects, and then pull the tray of SIM and Memory card (Micro SD) out.

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


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Step 3. 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.


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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 cover

Open the cover with antennas that protect the printed circuit board (PCB) and turn it over. Try to lift the covers by the edges and not push anything between them to not accidentally touch or short-circuit anything on the PCB.

ℹ️️ On the upper cover, you can see the metalized coating on the plastic in the form of tracks and contact pads. These are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS antennas.

⚠️ It is crucial while reassembling, checking the spring contacts on the board, and the contact pads on the cover match and touch. Otherwise, signal loss or signal may be quite weak.


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Step 6. Disconnect the connector

Disconnect the fingerprint sensor connector and remove the cover.


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Step 7. Remove the battery

Disconnect the connector and remove the battery.

ℹ️️ The Philips X586 (CTX586BK) model has a battery AB3000JWMC with 3000 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 8. Open the cover

Carefully remove the cover protecting the sub-board.


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Step 9. Disconnect the connectors

Disconnect the coaxial cable connector, cables to the mainboard 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 10. 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, loudspeaker, spring contacts for 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 11. Remove the coaxial cable

Disconnect the connector on the motherboard and remove the coaxial cable.


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Step 12. Remove the front camera

Pry up the connector and remove the front (selfie) camera.


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Step 13. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of touchscreen cable, display cable, inter-board 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 14. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew two screws securing the motherboard.


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Step 15. Turn over the motherboard

Carefully turn the PCB over. We do not remove it because the side buttons cable connects from the inside.


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Step 16. Disconnect the connector

Disconnect the side buttons cable and remove the PCB.


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Step 17. Remove the rear camera

Peel back the yellow protective film, disconnect the connector and remove the rear camera.

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 10 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Philips X586 released for markets in different countries.



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