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Introduction

Follow this guide to replace your Droid's broken or malfunctioning motherboard.

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    • Slide the battery cover downwards while applying pressure to the center of the battery cover with your thumb.

    • Lift and remove the battery cover out from the phone.

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    • Grasp the upper left corner of the battery and lift it out of its housing.

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    • Use a spudger to lift and remove the black plastic screw cover at the top of the phone near the camera.

    • The cover is attached by adhesive, so some force may be required.

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    • Using the tip of a spudger, peel up one corner of the gold ribbon beneath the battery compartment.

    • Peel the ribbon up off the phone.

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    • Carefully peel the device information label that covers the motherboard EMI shields.

    • This label contains important information specific to the phone. Remove it with care and keep it in a safe place.

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    • Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the plastic camera cover up off the phone.

    • The thin plastic cover is attached to the phone with an adhesive. Work slowly and carefully.

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    • Remove the seven 5.5 mm T5 Torx screws securing the rear case to the inner case.

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    • Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry downwards to release the plastic tab holding the rear case to the motherboard screw.

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    • Gently insert a spudger between the rear case and front case at the top of the phone, near the audio jack.

    • Carefully pry the top edge of the rear case up from the rest of the phone.

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    • With the spudger still inserted between the rear case and front case, slide the spudger along the right edge of the device, moving toward the bottom, prying as you go.

    • Continue prying along the bottom edge of the device from right to left, freeing it from the front panel.

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    • Continue prying the rear case from the front case along the left side, moving from bottom to top.

    • Lift the rear case up out of the phone.

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    • Carefully lift and remove the speaker assembly up out of the phone.

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    • Use a spudger to pry the antenna cable connectors from their respective sockets on the motherboard and the speaker/antenna board.

    • De-route the antenna cable by pulling it out of the metal clips along the side of the front case.

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    • Peel the black tape covering the side button and display ribbon connectors on the motherboard.

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    • Disconnect the power button/volume button connector from its socket on the motherboard using the flat end of a spudger.

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    • Disconnect the display ribbon connector from its socket on the motherboard using the flat end of a spudger.

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    • Remove three 3.8 mm T5 Torx screws securing the motherboard to the front case.

    • Don't attempt to remove the motherboard yet, it is still attached by the keypad ribbon connector.

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    • Carefully lift the motherboard from the front case and lay it next to the Droid, minding the keypad connector that is still attached.

    • Disconnect the keypad connector by prying it straight up off its socket on the motherboard.

    • Remove the motherboard from the phone.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Hi all,

Can anyone please suggest me should I dump my motorola droid. I have taken it to fix-it shops and they all have the same answer the mother board is gone

So, is it better to buy a new mother board which would cost me as much as a new phone or just sell it for nickels on Ebay

please reply pbansal1@jhu.edu

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