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Disassembly of the mobile device Samsung Galaxy A11 SM-A115 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.

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 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.

⚠️ 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.

⚠️ Pay attention to the fingerprint sensor cable glued to the back cover from the inside. The surface of the back cover must be heated to soften the adhesive underneath. The approximate heating temperature is 50° C / 125° F.

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Step 4. Unscrew the screws

Turns away the fingerprint sensor. Using a screwdriver (Phillips Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), 3 unscrew screws.

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Step 5. Remove the bracket

Remove the bracket holding the connectors.

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Step 6. Remove the fingerprint sensor

Pry up the connector and remove the fingerprint sensor.

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Step 7. Disconnect the battery connector

Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible.

ℹ️️ The Samsung Galaxy A11 SM-A115 model has a battery HQ-70N with 4000 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. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 3 screws at the phone's upper part.

⚠️ Try not to touch the camera. The camera is quite fragile! If you leave prints or other marks on the lens, it will be difficult enough to clean the lens, and the quality of the images may deteriorate.

⚠️ Also, be careful not to damage the protective shell of the phone battery in any way. This battery MAY CATCH FIRE OR EXPLODE.

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. Open the cover

Remove the cover securing the cameras, earpiece speaker, headphone jack.

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Step 10. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 8 screws at the lower part of the phone.

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 loudspeaker

Remove the loudspeaker assembly with antennas.

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Step 12. 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 13. 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), microphone, spring contacts for the speaker, vibration motor, 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 14. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of the display module cable, inter-board cable, and coaxial cable. Also, remove two rear cameras.

⚠️ 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 15. Unscrew the screws

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

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Step 16. Remove the motherboard

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 17. Remove the cameras

Disconnect the connectors and remove one rear camera and one front (selfie) camera.

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 14 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Samsung Galaxy A11 SM-A115 released for markets in different countries.



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