Category: Tablets Repair and Service
Contents of this article
- How to remove the case
- How to remove the battery
- How to remove the USB board
Samsung Galaxy Note II
How to replace the USB board
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.
Remove the 3 mm Phillips #00 screw from the speaker enclosure.
Remove the speaker enclosure.
Using the flat end of a spudger, disconnect the USB board cable connector. Use the tip 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.
Insert the spudger at a shallow angle to avoid bending or damaging the USB board.
Remove the USB board from the display assembly.