Monday, March 07, 2016

Apple iPhone 5 Disassembling procedure - battery removal – Back cover removable – Rear facing camera removal – iPads and iPods repair and service

Category: Ipods and iPads repair and service 

Contents of this article

  • Rear cover removal 
  • Battery Removal
  • Rear and frond camera removal 


Apple iPhone 5 

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
Display Assembly 
Locate and remove the two pentalobe screws on either side of the lightning connector/dock port located on the bottom of the iPhone 5s.
Place a suction cup right above the home button on the front side of the display assembly. Using the spudger, start to separate the display assembly from the case of the iPhone 5s.
Next, with the suction cup pull up on the display assembly while holding the outside frame of the iPhone down.
*Do not separate the display assembly completely from the iPhone 5s; the ribbon wire/cable for the home button still attached.
With the display assembly pulled up about one inch from the base of the iPhone, use the spudger to access and disconnect the ribbon wire/cable for the home button assembly.


Now, locate and remove the four Phillips screws (#00) that secure the metal cover that is protecting the display assembly and front-facing camera connections.
With the metal cover removed, use the spudger to pry up the three connections for the display assembly and front-facing camera and remove them from the motherboard.
You can now remove the display assembly from the iPhone 5s.
Earpiece Speaker
Locate and remove the two Phillips screws (#00) that secure the metal clip for the earpiece speaker to the display assembly.
Now that the metal clip is removed, you can lift up and remove the earpiece speaker from the display assembly.
Front-Facing Camera & Sensor Flex Cable Assembly
With the earpiece speaker removed, you can now peel the front-facing camera and sensor flex cable from the display assembly.
A small amount of adhesive is securing the front facing camera assembly to the display assembly. Gently work your way around the adhesive until the front-facing camera and sensor flex cable are free for removal.
Home Button Assembly
Locate and remove the three Phillips screws (#00) hat secure the home button’s back plate in place, hen remove the back plate from the iPhone 5s.
Use the spudger or tweezers to peel off the hombutton’s rubber surrounding. It is secured in place with a small amount of adhesive. *Be careful not to tear the rubber surrounding. You can now remove the home button assembly from the iPhone 5s.
SIM Card Tray
With the SIM card removal tool or a paperclip, retract the SIM card tray out from the side of the iPhone.Battery
Locate and remove the two Phillips screws (#00) that secure the battery connector’s metal cover in place, and then remove the cover from the iPhone. With the cover removed, use the spudger to lift up and disconnect the connector for the battery from the motherboard.
The battery is secured to the iPhone with two strips of adhesive. Use the spudger to gently pry up and remove the battery from the iPhone 5s.
Rear-Facing Camera
Use the tweezers to lift the rubber cover that is protecting the rear-facing camera. Gently lift up and pry the connector plug for the ear-facing camera to free it for removal. You can now remove the rear-facing camera from the Phone 5s.