⚠️ Before disassembling, do not forget to turn your phone off.
Disassembly of the mobile device Sony Xperia Z5 (Sony Xperia Z5 E6603) with each step description and the required set of tools.
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 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. Disconnect the battery connector
Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible.
ℹ️️ The Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 model has a battery LIS1593RPC with 2900 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 5. Remove the battery
With extreme care removing the battery that is glued from the inside, moreover under which there are several cables.
Step 8. Bend the cable
Bend the cable with a vibration motor in the opposite direction to give access to the loudspeaker.
Step 10. Disconnect the connectors
Pry up the cables' connectors for the display module, microphone, charging port, the upper one fingerprint sensor, loudspeaker, 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 11. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Philips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew two screws and remove the cover.
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.
Detailed disassembly instructions of Sony Xperia Z5 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:
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