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

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Siemens SX1 disassembly

Siemens SX1 disassembly
Tools required: T6 screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver

Turn your phone off remove the back cover, battery, MMC and sim card.

Prize off the cover surrounding the camera lens. Use a thin flat head screwdriver. It's glued down so be firm but careful

Unscrew the 4 screws circled below.

Unclip the five catches around the edge roughly where the red circles are below.

Separate the phone into the three parts. You should now have access to the LCD screen.

The LCD is held on by 4 clips which easily come away from the phone. The LCD connects to the phone's circuit board via a ribbon at the bottom of the screen. Carefully unclip this when lifting the screen from the phone.

Replace the LCD, put the phone back together and it's done

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