Oh no! You've dropped your digital stuff. And it's out of warranty. And repair costs more than the digital stuff is worth. What to do short of tossing the digital stuff (or selling on ebay)? Well, believe it or not the average person has a good chance of diy fixing that digital stuff themselves. All they'll need for most cases is some patience, and a little background knowledge. The intent of the posts on this blog are to help provide that knowledge.

Disclaimer Warning: The following instructions are given without any warranty. They don't have to be complete or correct. Don't do any of the following steps if you're not sure of what you're doing. You could damage your digital stuffs and you WILL lose your warranty. Everything you do will be at your own risk.

Disclaimer Notice : imprtant things to know before you start taking Part your digital stuffs

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

How to Disassemble IPhone 3G

How to Disassemble IPhone 3G
Tools You'll Need: Small Phillips Screw Driver , Small Flathead or exacto razor , Safe Open Tool

Ever wonder how to Disassemble your IPhone, or you really need to know how to open it because you need to replace the LCD screen because your screen cracked and. We all know it is cheaper to replace the screen than to by a new phone. Well Don't worry, here is your solution in this article you will learn how to disassemble your Iphone so you can fix it

This Article will show you how to open your IPhone3G

Remove the sim tray, use the included sim card removal tool (or a paper clip if you've lost the tool.)

Holding your device on end you will notice two small screws on either side of the dock. These screws must be removed in order to open the case.

Insert a small thin tool between the chrome ring and front panel glass directly above one of the screw holes. You will need to exert a small amount of pressure to separate the display from the back panel

Lift the panel up from the dock end being careful not to tear or break any ribbons connected near the other end.

Unplug ribbons 1 and 2 by lifting them from the main board. Under ribbon 2 you will need to find and unclip ribbon 3, then carefully remove the display assembly.

Remove the seven screws circled in red. Note: One screw is located under the DO NOT REMOVE sticker.

Unplug ribbon 4.

Lift the mother board out taking note of the camera which is still connected to the underside of the board. You will need to unplug the ribbon circled in red.

Place the mother board to the side

Use the attached tab to pull up on the battery, there is a mild adhesive on the back side, so it will take a bit of force.

Remove the screw circled in red.

Carefully remove the camera

Remove the nine screws circled in red.

Remove the headphone jack and attached flex cable.

Remove the speaker assembly which also contains the dock connector, antennae and home button as well.

Remove the 2 screws circled in red.

Place the ######## assembly to the side

Remove the 2 screws circled in red. You will find 3 screws on the opposite side which must be removed as well.

Lift the LCD free from the front panel glass.

Pictured is every component inside the iPhone 3G.You did it!

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