⚠️ Before disassembling, do not forget to turn your phone off.
Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7'' SM-T555 with each step description and the required set of tools.
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.
Step 3. Disconnect the battery connector
Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible.
ℹ️️ The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7'' SM-T555 model has a battery EB-BT550ABE with 6000 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.
Step 4. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 11 screws securing the battery.
Step 6. Unscrew one screw
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew one screw securing the loudspeaker.
Step 8. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew two screws securing the loudspeaker.
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.
Step 10. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the four screws securing the charging port and headphone jack socket.
Step 11. Remove the daughterboard
Disconnect the connector and remove the sub-board.
ℹ️️ The board contains a charging port (Micro USB), headphone jack socket, spring contacts for an antenna unit.
Step 13. Remove the motherboard
Using a screwdriver (Philips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the three screws securing the motherboard.
Step 14. Disconnect the connectors
Pry up the connectors of the display, touchscreen, vibration motor.
⚠️ 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.
Step 15. 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.
Step 16. In the display frame remained
ℹ️️ In the display frame remained: small boards, vibration motor, coaxial cable.
Detailed disassembly instructions of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7'' SM-T555 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:
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