Teardown difficulty:
Easy
Duration:
12 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device VERTEX Impress Ra with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1. 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.


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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.

⚠️️ Be careful when opening the cover from the volume and power buttons side. Thin cable and fragile buttons are straightforward to damage.


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Step 3. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew the thirteen screws.


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Step 4. Remove the loudspeaker

Pry over the edge and turn the loudspeaker over. ⚠️️ Be careful! The speaker is soldered to the sub-board with wires.


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Step 5. Unsolder the wires

Unsolder the two wires and remove the cover with a loudspeaker.


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Step 6. Open the cover

Pry over the edges. Move an opening tool along the edge detach the clips and remove the cover.


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Step 7. Remove the battery

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 VERTEX Impress Ra model has a battery with 2800 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).

With extreme care, remove the battery because it is glued from the inside by the manufacturer.

Also, we need to remember or look in advance at the location of the flat cables under the battery, so as not to damage them.


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Step 8. Unscrew one screw

Using a screwdriver (Philips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew one screw securing the sub-board.


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Step 9. Remove the daughterboard

Pry up the connectors of the touchscreen cable, display cable, inter-board cable, and coaxial cable.

Also, we peel back the flat cable and remove the sub-board.

⚠️️ Be careful! We have to detach the vibration too because it is wired to the sub-board.

The vibration motor is glued a bit with adhesive.


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Step 10. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Philips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew the two screws securing the motherboard.


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Step 11. 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.


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Step 12. In the display frame remained

ℹ️️ In the display frame remained: the earpiece speaker, coaxial cable.

Detailed disassembly instructions of VERTEX Impress Ra in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 12 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models VERTEX Impress Ra released for markets in different countries.



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