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Teardown difficulty:
Moderate

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ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini Teardown

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Step 1

Using the key tool, open the SIM cards tray and remove it.

Warning!

Do not push too hard this may cause damage.

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Step 2

Open the back cover.

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Step 3

Using a screwdriver (hex T5), unscrew 9 bolts in the frame of the phone.

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Step 4

Remove the middle cover.

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Step 5

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

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Step 6

Remove the upper cover.

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Step 7

Using a screwdriver (hex T5), unscrew 5 bolts.

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Step 8

Pry and remove the buzzer (speaker) assembly.

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Step 9

Pry up the battery connector.

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Step 10

Remove the battery.

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Step 11

Disconnect the connector on PCB, and remove the main camera.

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Step 12

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

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Step 13

Disconnect the connectors on PCB and pry up the vibration motor.

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Step 14

Remove the PCB.

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Step 15

Disconnect connectors on the lower PCB.

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Step 16

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 2 bolts. Pry up the connector and remove the coaxial cable.

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Step 17

Remove the lower PCB.

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Step 18

Remove the cable with navigation buttons.

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Step 19

Parts are in the frame of the display module.

Disassembly Video


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