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Nokia 500 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 6 screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

First remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Next remove the four torx 6 screws you can see, circled below. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 1 Now run something like the edge of a credit card all the way around the join of the battery compartment in order to release it. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed, your phone should look like below. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 3 If you want to remove the AV jack, DC jack and speaker, they can simply be levered free. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 4 Next, a ribbon cable, circled below, needs to be disconnected. This attaches like a plug and socket, so just lever it up to unplug. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 5 Now lift the circuit board over and you'll see that it is still connected by another ribbon cable. This cable attaches in a slightly different way to the previous one (refer to the next stage of the guide). Nokia 500 disassembly stage 6 The circled ribbon attaches via a zif connector. The pink part is a latch that opens and closes on a hinge. Below you can see the hinge in the closed position. Carefully flick the latch up, towards the ribbon, and the ribbon will be free. Refer to the next stage to see the latch in the open position.  Nokia 500 disassembly stage 7 Below you can see the latch in the open position. You can now pull the circuit board away from the rest of the phone. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 8 With the circuit board removed, your phone should look like below. To remove the LCD screen, lift it carefully from the point indicated by the arrow. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 9 With the LCD screen removed, your phone should look like below. If you want to remove the earpiece, circled below, simply lever it free. Nokia 500 disassembly stage 10 Below you can see the earpiece, having been removed. Disassembly is now complete. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. If you've found this disassembly guide useful, please support formymobile.co.uk and order the tools and parts you need from our site. We ship worldwide! Nokia 500 disassembly stage 11
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Nokia 500, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Nokia 500 disassembly.

If you want to buy a replacement screen, screwdrivers and other parts, you can order from us here - Nokia 500 LCD screen