Teardown difficulty:

Recommended tools

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Teardown

Step 1

Open the back cover.


For careful separation, we recommend using a heat gun. At the same time, it is necessary to heat carefully in order, not to damage the surface of the device.

Step 2

Peel back the PCB Copper Foil.

Step 3

Disconnect the connector on PCB and remove the battery.

Step 4

Using a screwdriver (hex T5), unscrew 2 bolts.

Step 5

Disconnect the connector on the lower PCB.

Step 6

Pry and remove the assembly with a vibration motor and buzzer (speaker).

Step 7

Disconnect connectors on the lower PCB.

Step 8

Remove the lower PCB.

Step 9

Using a screwdriver (hex T5), unscrew 2 bolts and a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 bolts in the PCB.

Step 10

Remove the cover.

Step 11

Disconnect connectors on the PCB.

Step 12

Remove the PCB.

Step 13

Pry and remove the microphone.

Step 14

Pry and remove the headphone jack/socket and microphone cover.

Step 15

Remove the cap.

Step 16

Pry and remove the charging port.

Step 17

Parts are in the frame of the display module.

Disassembly Video