Disassembly of the mobile device Samsung Galaxy A60 SM-A6060 with each step description and the required set of tools.

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Teardown difficulty:
Moderate
Duration:
12 min

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Step 1. Before disassembling!

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


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Step 2. Open the back cover

We recommend using a special heating device such as a separator machine, heat gun, or heating mat. It will simplify the process. You can use a home hairdryer, but you will have to make a nozzle by hand or have a suitable one in the kit to gently heat and concentrate the heat flow in the right place.

ℹ️️ The surface of the back cover must be heated to soften the adhesive underneath. The approximate heating temperature is 50° C / 125° F.

Use a thin plastic film or pick for separation. To facilitate the process, you can use isopropyl alcohol. It is often most difficult to pass the tool between the parts to be divided. Choose the far edge from the FFC cables or buttons.

Do not use a lever or any force for separation that could damage the elements inside.


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Step 3. Remove the fingerprint sensor

Pry up the connector and remove the fingerprint sensor.


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Step 4. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 14 screws.


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Step 5. Open the middle cover

Remove the middle cover with a loudspeaker and antennas that protect the printed circuit board (PCB). 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.

⚠️ 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 battery connector

Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible.

ℹ️️ The Samsung Galaxy A60 SM-A6060 model has a battery EB-BA606ABN with 3500 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 7. Unscrew one screw

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew one screw securing the sub-board.


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Step 8. Remove the inter-board cable

Carefully, preferably from the edge, disconnect the connectors and remove the inter-board cable connecting the mainboard to the daughterboard (also known as the sub-board).

⚠️ 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.

ℹ️️ An arrow on the FFC cable (flexible flat cable) indicates its correct position.


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Step 9. Disconnect the connector

Disconnect the coaxial cable connector.


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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, 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 11. Remove the front camera

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


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Step 12. Unscrew one screw

Using a screwdriver (Philips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew one screw securing the motherboard.


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Step 13. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of the display module 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 14. 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 15. Remove the cameras

Pry up the connectors and remove three rear cameras' assembly.

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Disassembling\Repair has medium complexity and takes about 12 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Samsung Galaxy A60 SM-A6060 released for markets in different countries.



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