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Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 5 screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Three screws need to be removed, circled below in red. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 1 Now turn the phone over and look at the left side of the keypad. You'll see a small gap at the side which will allow you to slide something like the blade of a small pair of scissors or a paperclip under to lift the keypad up. You can then peel it away from the phone (it's held in place with double sided tape). Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 2 With the keypad removed the phone should look like below. Remove the two screws you can see. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 3 Now run something like the edge of a credit card all the way around the join of the battery compartment. This will release the clips holding it in place. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 4 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 5 Lift the circuit board away from the phone's housing and you'll see it's still connected by a ribbon cable. Have a look at the next stage of the guide to see how to disconnect the ribbon. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 6 Below is a close up of the ribbon connector. To release the ribbon pull the brown latch in the direction indicated by the arrows. Then simply pull the ribbon away from the socket. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 7 With the ribbon disconnected the circuit board can be removed, as shown below. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 8 Now turn the phone over and slide something like a credit card under the lens to release it. It's held in place with double sided tape. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 9 With the lens removed your phone should look like below. Remove the four screws you can see. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 10 Run something like the edge of a credit card all the way around the join of the front cover to release it. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 11 The front cover should now be removed, as shown below. Remove the screw you can see, circled below. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 12 Now lift the keypad circuit board up and you'll see two ribbons. The one circled below is connected to the LCD screen. To release the ribbon pull the brown latch towards you (it's on a hinge) then simply pull the ribbon away from the socket. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 13 Now lever the metal frame out a little, as shown below. Now push the slide up and the two parts should separate Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 14 With the screen assembly separated from the slide your phone should look like below. Now push the LCD frame in the direction shown by the arrows. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 15 You should now have the LCD frame removed. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 16 Turn the frame over and push the metal clip in. This will release the LCD screen. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 17 You should now have the LCD screen removed. If you are only removing the LCD screen you do not need to go any further and you can reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 18 To separate the flex ribbon cable and circuit board for the keypad, first slide the ribbon through the frame. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 19 Now release the ribbon by opening the circled connector in exactly the same way you did with other connectors. Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 20 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! Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly stage 21
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Sony Ericsson W205, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Sony Ericsson W205 disassembly.

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