⚠️️ Before disassembling, do not forget to turn your phone off.
Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Samsung Galaxy M32 SM-M325 (Samsung Galaxy M32 Prime, SM-M325FV, SM-M325FV/DS, SM-M325F/DS, SM-M325F) with each step description and the required set of tools.
Step 2. 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.
Step 3. 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 the 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.
Step 4. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver Phillips 1.5 mm (PH#000), unscrew the fifteen screws.
Step 6. Open the middle cover
Pry over the edges. Move an opening tool along the edge detach the clips and remove the middle cover with a loudspeaker, fingerprint sensor and transmission lines and pads for antenna. The middle cover protects the printed circuit board (PCB).
Step 7. 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 M32 SM-M325 model has a battery EB-BA426ABY with 5000 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).
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.
Step 10. Remove the cameras
Pry up the connectors and detach two rear cameras and one (front) camera.
Step 11. Unscrew one screw
Using a Philips 1.5 mm screwdriver (PH#000), unscrew one screw securing the motherboard.
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.
Step 15. Unscrew one screw
Using a Philips 1.5 mm screwdriver (PH#000), unscrew one screw securing the sub-board.
Step 16. 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, headphone jack port, spring contacts for the speaker, and an antenna unit.
⚠️️ It is not necessary to insert the tool underneath when removing the sub-board. Internal components could be damaged.
Step 17. Remove the battery
With extreme care, remove the battery because it is glued from the inside by the manufacturer.
We gently slip the film in the places where we can do it and push the plastic film deeper and deeper. In our case, it took about six minutes to remove the battery.
Step 18. In the display frame remained
ℹ️️ In the display frame remained: the earpiece speaker, coaxial cable, and vibration motor.
Detailed disassembly instructions of Samsung Galaxy M32 SM-M325 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:
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