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Sony Ericsson X10 Mini 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, sim and memory card. Now remove the screw circled below. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 1 Push your screwdriver into the point shown. This will release the clip holding the antenna in place. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 2 With the antenna removed your phone should look like below. Now remove the four circled screws. The two black screws at the bottom are longer than the silver screws at the top. Remember this when you put the phone back together. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 3 You should now be able to lift the back of the phone over to one side, as shown below. A ribbon connector (circled) needs to be disconnected. It attaches like a plug and socket. Carefully pull it towards you. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 4 Below you can see the disconnected plug and socket, circled in white. Another ribbon connector (circled in red) needs to be disconnected. Again, it attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up to unplug. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 5 Clips on both sides of the phone hold the front cover in place. Pry the front cover away at the points on both sides of the phone and also pry the front cover away at the top. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 6 With the front cover removed you phone should look like below. To release the circuit board pry the black plastic part away at the top points circled below in red. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 7 Now pull the circuit board towards, taking note that it is still attached by a ribbon, which is circled below. Move onto the next stage for more information Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 8 Below is a close up of the ribbon circled in the last stage. This type of connector is called a zif connector. The pink part is a latch which opens and closes on a hinge. Flick the latch up towards you and then you can pull the ribbon out of its socket. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 9 Your phone should look like below. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 10 To release the LCD screen slide something thin and flat like a credit card under its edge. Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly stage 11 You should now have the LCD screen removed. 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 X10 Mini disassembly stage 12
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Sony Ericsson X10 Mini, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Sony Ericsson X10 Mini disassembly.

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