Friday, April 15, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – how to disassemble note 2 – How to remove the case – How to remove the display – Mobiles and Smart phones repair and service

Category: Mobiles and Smartphones repair and Service 

Contents of this article

  • How to remove the case 
  • How to remove the battery 
  • How to remove the display 

Samsung Galaxy Note

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
Grasp the end of the stylus and remove it from its slot in the midframe.
Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera, near the power button.
Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone.
If you have an SD card inserted, use the flat end of a spudger, or your fingernail, to press the microSD card slightly deeper into its slot until you hear a click. After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot. Remove the microSD card. For reassembly, push the microSD card into the slot until it clicks in place.
Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch of the battery compartment and lift the battery upward.
Remove the battery from the midframe.
Remove the eleven 4.0 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the midframe to the display assembly.Insert your plastic opening tool between the midframe and front panel assembly on the side of the phone. Slide the plastic opening tool down the seam.
Continue to run the plastic opening tool down the seam.
Carefully pry around the corner with a plastic opening tool.
Pry along the top of the phone with a plastic opening tool.
Push the plastic opening tool down to free the corner of the midframe from the display assembly.
Free the clips along the power button side of the phone.
Lastly, free the two clips along the top and bottom edge of battery compartment.
Lift the display assembly out of the midframe.
Use a spudger to disconnect the vibrator/power button assembly cable connector. Disconnect the antenna cable connector. Disconnect the display cable connector.
Disconnect the front-facing camera cable connector. Disconnect the headphone jack cable connector. Disconnect the digitizer cable connector.
Use the spudger to disconnect the antenna cable connector from the motherboard. Disconnect the soft button cable connector. Disconnect the USB board cable connector.
Remove the 3 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the motherboard to the display assembly.
Gently remove the motherboard. Hold the motherboard by its edges to prevent ESD damage. Be careful not to snag it on any cables as you extract it from the display assembly.
Remove the 3 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the headphone jack assembly to the display assembly.
Grasp the headphone jack portion of the assembly and lift it out of its groove in the display assembly.
Gently pull the headphone jack straight up without twisting the cable to remove the earpiece speaker portion from its recess. Twisting or pulling unevenly could damage the cable. Be very careful as you extract the assembly.

Remove the 3mm Phillips #00 screw from the front-facing camera bracket. Remove the front-facing camera bracket.
Remove the front-facing camera. Remove the 3 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the antenna board to the display assembly.
Insert the tip of a spudger under the antenna board to free it from the adhesive holding it to the display assembly.
Gently de-route the antenna cable from its channel in the display assembly.
Remove the antenna cable from the display assembly. When reassembling your device, install the USB board and attach the antenna connector before routing it into the channel. This will ensure the proper placement of the antenna cable connectors.
Insert the tip of a spudger under the vibrator to free it from the adhesive holding it to the display assembly. Do not attempt to remove the vibrator entirely as it is still attached to the vibrator/power button assembly.
Use tweezers to detach the power button from the adhesive securing it to the display assembly. Remove the vibrator/power button assembly from the display assembly.
Remove the 3 mm Phillips #00 from the speaker enclosure. Remove the speaker enclosure.
Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the antenna cable connector from the USB board.
Push the flat end of a spudger under the USB board to separate it from the display assembly. nsert the spudger at a shallow angle to avoid bending or damaging the USB board. Remove the USB board from the display assembly.
Gently deroute the antenna cable from its notch in the display assembly. Remove the antenna cable.