Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly



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Tools required: Torx 6 screwdriver, Size 0 Phillips screwdriver
  • Remove the two screws at the bottom of the phone with the torx 6 screwdriver.

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 1

  • Next push the slider up so you have access to the metal plate, shown below. Run your finger around the edge where the metal plate meets the housing to unclip it.

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 2

  • With the metal plater removed you have access to two more torx 6 screws. Remove these

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 3

  • Run your fingernail all the way around the edge of the housing to release it

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 4

  • The phone will now be in two parts, as below

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 5

  • The screen assembly is held on by two clips at each side of the phone, indicated below. Unclip them

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 6

  • Unclip the board for the keypad by lifting it from the right side. It attaches to two ribbons like a plug and socket. The screen ribbon is also attached to the back of this board: also detach this.

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 7

  • Your phone should now look like the picture below
     

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 8

  • Remove the LCD and replace with the new one (if applicable). If you are replacing the LCD only you do not need to go any further than this stage. Reverse what you've just done for reassembly

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 9

  • Remove 4 Phillips screws circled below

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 10

  • Lift the metal plate to allow access to two more torx screws, circled below. Remove the ribbon which is attached to the back of the metal plate (shown held below) to access to rest of the phone. It is held on with double sided tape or glue and simply peels off

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 11

  • Remove the two torx screws circled below then run your finger along the edge of the housing to separate it from the rest of the phone

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 12

  • Slide the ribbon through the housing so you can remove this part of the housing

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 13

  • The circled ribbon connector attaches like a plug and socket. Pull away or lever it away from the circuit board. Remove the circuit board from the back part of the housing. It is held in by clips the run around the edge of the housing so pull the housing outwards in order to release the circuit board

Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly stage 14

  • Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly
     

If you have any questions about Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. The official service manual for this phone may also help you with further Sony Ericsson W850i disassembly. Click here for details