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Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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

Remove your back cover, battery, sim, memory card and stylus. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 1 Run something like a credit card around the join of the cover at the bottom of the phone. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 2 Your phone should look like below. Remove the screw you now have access to then lift the part away that the screw was holding in place. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 3 You should now have access to two more screws. Remove these screws. There are two more screws, circled at the other end of the phone, which are covered. Lever off the covers then remove these two screws. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 4 Run your plastic tool around the join of the battery compartment, all the way round the phone. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 5 Your phone should now look like below. Remove the piece of tape (circled) giving you access to a plug and socket type connector. Slide the connector out. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 6 Below is a close up of the connector once it has been disconnected. Remove the screw, top right of the phone Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 7 Now lift away the antenna. A connector (circled, top right) need to be detached. This attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever it up to unplug. Clips around the edge of the phone hold the green circuit board in place. Pull these back a little to release the circuit board. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 8 The circuit board will still be attached by a ribbon connector. Remove the orange tape then lever the connector away from the circuit board. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 9 Your phone should now look like below. Remove the four circled screws and you can lift away the keyboard part of the phone. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 10 Your phone should now look like below. Four more screws need to be removed. Two screws will be covered with sticky rubber covers. Just peel these off. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 11 Run your plastic tool around the join of the housing to split into into two halves. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 12 Your phone should now look like below. Peel away as much of the silver foil as possible. This is not needed so don't worry about damaging it but be careful because the ribbons it is stuck to can tear. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 13 With the foil removed your phone should look like below. Another ribbon connector needs to be released (circled). This attaches in a different way to the previous ones. Flick the black latch up and then pull the orange ribbon out. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 13 You can now lift the set of ribbons away from the phone, as shown below. You can use double sided tape to hold these ribbons in place when you reassemble the phone. Peel back the four circled stickers and the LCD screen and digitizer (one part) will be loose. Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly stage 15 You should now have the LCD screen & digitizer 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 Xperia X1 disassembly stage 16
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Sony Ericsson Xperia X1, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 disassembly.

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