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Repair guides » Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly

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

  • Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Four screws need to be removed. The two at the top are covered by rubber stoppers which can be levered out with something like a small pair of scissors or tweezers.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 1

  • Run something like a credit card around the join of the battery compartment to release it from the rest of the phone.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 2

  • With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. A ribbon connector (circled) needs to be disconnected. It attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up to unplug. Next, pull the silver part at the top of the phone, in the direction shown by the arrows below.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 3

  • Your phone should now look like below. Another ribbon connector needs to be detached (circled). Again, this attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever it up to unplug.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 4

  • Once you have disconnected the ribbon  in the previous stage, lift the black part that it's connected to away from the phone, as shown in the image below. Now pull the housing in the direction shown by the arrows in order to release the circuit board.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 5

  • With the circuit board removed your phone should look like below. Note that the plastic volume button on the side of the phone may come away with the circuit board.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 6

  • Open the flip and pull the top and bottom parts of the phone away from each other. The parts will separate with little force.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 7

  • Turn the top half of the phone over. Starting it the point circled below, peel the sticker off.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 8

  • Also remove the sticker at the top of the screen.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 9

  • Now remove the four screws you have access to, circled below.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 10

  • Run your plastic tool all the way around the join of the housing to release it.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 11

  • The top half of the cover should now be loose, as shown below.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 12

  • You should also be able to lift the screen assembly away from the other half of the cover. Your phone should then look like below.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 13

  • Turn the phone over and detach the two circled ribbons. Again, they attach like a plug and socket. Just lever each one up to unplug.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 14

  • Lever the little black square part off, as shown below. The circled ribbon connector needs to be disconnected. Just flick the black latch up and pull the small screen away from the phone.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 15

  • The large black plastic part should now be loose and can be removed, as shown below. The circled ribbon connector needs to be disconnected. Again, just flick the black latch up and pull the ribbon away from its socket.

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 16

  • Now turn the phone over and lever the screen out of the metal casing. It should come out easily. You now have both LCD screens removed. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. If you've found this disassembly guide useful, please support us and order the tools and parts you need from our site. We ship worldwide!

Sony Ericsson Z610i disassembly stage 17


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