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Duration:
8 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device ZTE Blade L2 with each step description and the required set of tools.


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How to disassemble ZTE Blade L2, Step 1/1

Step 1. 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 2. Unscrew the screws

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


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Step 3. 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 and antenna pads and tracks. The middle cover protects the printed circuit boards (PCB).

Try to lift the cover by the edges and don't push anything too far inside, so as not to accidentally break or short-circuit anything on the circuit board.


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Step 4. In the middle cover

ℹ️️ In the middle cover remained: loudspeaker.


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Step 5. 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 ZTE Blade L2 model has a battery Li3820T43P3h636338 with 2000 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).

⚠️️ It is highly recommended to disconnect the connector to avoid possible short circuits during disassembly.

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


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Step 6. Disconnect the connector

Pry up the touchscreen cable connector.


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Step 7. Remove the front camera

Disconnect the connector on the motherboard, and remove the front (selfie) camera.


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Step 8. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of the display cable, inter-board 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 9. 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 10. Remove the daughterboard

Disconnect the coaxial cable connector. Pry up the bodies of the vibration motor and microphone.

⚠️️ Be careful! The vibration motor and microphone are slightly glued with adhesive.

After that, we 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, vibration motor, spring contacts for antennas.


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Step 11. In the display frame remained

ℹ️️ In the display frame remained: the earpiece speaker.

Detailed disassembly instructions of ZTE Blade L2 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 8 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models ZTE Blade L2 released for markets in different countries.



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