Teardown difficulty:
Easy
Duration:
6 min

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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device ZTE Grand X (ZTE Grand X V970) with each step description and the required set of tools.


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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.

⚠ī¸ī¸ 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. Remove the battery

There is an indentation at the end of the battery on the middle cover. Hook the battery at this point, lift it up and remove the battery.


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Step 3. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew the nine screws.


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Step 4. Open the middle cover

Pry over the edges. Move an opening tool along the edge detaching the clips and remove the middle cover with a loudspeaker and antenna pads and tracks. The middle cover protects the printed circuit board (PCB).

Also remove the keys of power and volume buttons.

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 5. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connector of the navigation buttons cable, display cable, touchscreen cable, inter-board cable, and coaxial cable.

⚠ī¸ī¸ 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 6. 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.

⚠ī¸ī¸ 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 7. Remove the daughterboard

Peel back the protective layer. Unstick the cable and remove the sub-board with a vibration motor. Also remove the cable with a proximity sensor.


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Step 8. In the display frame remained

ℹī¸ī¸ In the display frame remained:

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

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 6 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models ZTE Grand X — ZTE Grand X V970 released for markets in different countries.



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