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Duration:
6 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Samsung Galaxy A01 SM-A015 (Samsung SM-A015F/DS (Global), SM-A015G/DS (India), SM-A015M/DS (LATAM)) with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1. Remove the tray

Use the ejection 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 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.


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Step 3. Unscrew the screws

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


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Step 4. Open the cover

Pry over the edges and remove the cover hiding the motherboard.


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Step 5. Disconnect the battery connector

Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible. It is better to use a non-metal or plastic tool to avoid any damage.

ℹ️️ The Samsung Galaxy A01 model has a battery QL1695 with 3000 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).

⚠️️ It is highly recommended to disconnect the connector to avoid possible short circuits during disassembly.


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Step 6. Unscrew the screws

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


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Step 7. Remove the loudspeaker

Pry over the edge and remove the loudspeaker assembly with antennas.


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Step 8. Disconnect the connectors

Disconnect the coaxial cable connector, inter-board 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 9. Remove the daughterboard

Remove the sub-board. It may be glued to the frame or attached with attachments like latches or hooks, so be careful.

ℹ️️ The sub-board contains a charging port (Micro-USB), microphone, spring contacts for the speaker, vibration motor, and an antenna unit.

⚠️️ It is not necessary to insert the tool underneath when removing the sub-board. Internal components could be damaged.


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Step 10. Remove the coaxial cable

Pry up the connector and remove the coaxial cable.


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Step 11. Remove the cameras

Disconnect connectors on the motherboard and remove two rear and one front (selfie) cameras. Also, we disconnect the display module connector.


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Step 12. Remove the motherboard

Carefully remove the printed circuit board. There is no need to use a lever or try to reach the circuit board by force. Make sure that nothing is getting in the way or holding the circuit board.

The motherboard, also, may be attached with attachments like latches or hooks, be careful.

⚠️️ 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 13. In the display frame remained

ℹ️️ In the display frame remained: the earpiece speaker, battery, side buttons, and vibration motor.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Samsung Galaxy A01 SM-A015 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 6 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Samsung Galaxy A01 SM-A015 — Samsung SM-A015F/DS (Global), SM-A015G/DS (India), SM-A015M/DS (LATAM) released for markets in different countries.



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