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Duration:
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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device ZTE Blade V9 Vita 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.

⚠️️ Pay attention to the fingerprint sensor cable located on the inside.


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Step 3. Remove the bracket

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew the three screws and remove the bracket holding the connectors.


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Step 4. Disconnect the connector

Pry up the fingerprint sensor connector and remove the back cover.


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Step 5. 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 ZTE Blade V9 Vita model has a battery Li3931T44P8h806139 with 3200 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).

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


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Step 6. Unscrew the screws

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


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Step 7. Remove the loudspeaker

Pry over the edge and remove the loudspeaker assembly with antennas.


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Step 8. Disconnect the connectors

Disconnect the coaxial cable connector, inter-board sub-screen cable on the daughterboard.

⚠️️ Do not pull on the cable or pry it with a sharp tool, the connectors are pretty weak and break easily, or the cable falls out of the end (lug).


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Step 9. 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, vibration motor, 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.

⚠️️ The vibration motor is glued with adhesive, too!


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Step 10. Unscrew the screws

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


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Step 11. Open the cover

Pry over the edge and remove the cover with antennas. This cover also holds cameras.


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Step 12. Remove the cameras

Disconnect connectors on the motherboard and remove the two rear cameras assembly and one front (selfie) camera.


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Step 13. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connector of the side buttons cable, display module 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 14. 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 15. In the display frame remained

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

Detailed disassembly instructions of ZTE Blade V9 Vita in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 14 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models ZTE Blade V9 Vita released for markets in different countries.



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