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Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 5 screwdriver

Remove the battery cover, battery and the two rubber stoppers above the battery compartment to reveal two screws. Remove these two screws Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 1 Unclip the microphone cover (just lever it out with fingernail) to reveal two more screws. Remove these screws Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 2 With the two screws removed in the above step you can now remove the mic Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 3 Pull the battery compartment away from the rest of the phone and you phone will now be in three main parts, like below, attached by ribbons. The ribbons connect like a plug and socket. Simply lift pull them out to unplug them Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 4 With the ribbon from the battery compartment removed your phone will look like the picture below Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 5 Now unplug the other three ribbons which are attached to the green circuit board. Your phone will now look like below Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 6 Now remove the two black screws at the top of the phone Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 7 Run your fingernail around the edge of the front cover where the silver metal part meets it, shown below, to release the front cover Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 8 The front cover will still be connected but will be loose enough to allow you to twist it round slightly and access two more screws on either side of the phone. Pay careful attention to these screws before removing them. They hold two brass coloured metal clips in place which will pop out when you remove the screws. Just make a mental note of their position for when you put the phone back together Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 9 You can now remove the ribbons which are attached to the top half of the phone/LCD screen Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 10 You'll now have the front part of the phone removed. Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 11 To remove the LCD from the front cover gently pry it away. It's glued down so will peel away from the front cover Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 12 The LCD is held in by clips around the edge of the metal frame. Bend the clips back slightly to remove the LCD. 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! Motorola RIZR Z8 disassembly stage 13
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Motorola Z8, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Motorola Z8 disassembly.

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