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Huawei Mate 9 Motherboard Removal & Replacement

In this guide, we are going to show you how to remove and replace the motherboard on Huawei Mate 9 smartphone. These removal instructions have been made into 5 easy to follow steps. In order to remove the motherboard, you need to remove the SIM card tray, back cover, front camera and rear camera. Disconnect the fingerprint & power button cable, battery connector and all other cables from the motherboard.

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Repair Tools Needed:
T2 Torx Screwdriver
Phillips #000 Screwdriver
Suction cup
Pick
Tweezers
Spudger
SIM Card Eject Tool

1. Removing the SIM card tray and two T2 screws

First of all, switch off your Huawei Mate 9 and remove the SIM card tray use a SIM card eject tool.
Remove the two T2 screws located at the bottom next to the device’s USB Type-C port.

2. Separating the back cover

Use a suction cup to separate the display assembly from the back cover.

Lift up the display a little bit with a suction cup and insert a pick.
Slide the pick along the display edge on both sides.

Please don’t remove the back cover completely. The fingerprint and power button cable is still connected to the motherboard.

3. Disconnect the battery connector

In order to protect the internal components, we need to disconnect the battery connector.
Remove the screw securing the metal plate.

Remove the metal plate use tweezers.

Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.

4. Removing the back cover

Disconnect the battery connector with a spudger.

Now you can remove the back cover completely.

5. Removing the front-facing camera

Peel off the conducting fabric from the metal shield.
Disconnect the front camera connector and remove it.

6. Removing the rear camera

Remove two screws securing the metal plate with Phillips #000 screwdriver.

Remove the metal plate with tweezers.

Now you can take the rear camera out of its slot.

7. Removing the motherboard

Remove six Phillips #000 screws securing the motherboard.
Disconnect three connectors and one antenna cable from the motherboard.

Disconnect the antenna cable from the motherboard.

Now you can remove the motherboard completely.

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