In this guide we are going to show you how to remove and replace the USB Type-C Board on Huawei P10 smartphone. These removal instructions have be made into 5 easy to follow steps. In order to remove the USB Type-C Board, you need to remove the back cover and disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.
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The full teardown of the Huawei P10 can be found here.
Repair Tools Needed:
Phillips #000 Screwdriver
0.8 pentalobe screwdriver
SIM Card Eject Tool
1. Removing the SIM card tray and two Pentalobe screws
First of all, switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.
Remove the two Pentalobe screws located at the bottom next to the device’s USB Type-C port.
2. Removing the back cover
Use a suction cup to separate the display unit 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.
Don’t remove the back cover completely yet. The power button and volume button cable is still connected to the motherboard.
3. Disconnect the power button and volume button cable
Disconnect the power button and volume button cable using a spudger.
Once the cable disconnected, you can remove the back cover completely.
4. Disconnect the battery connector
Remove one screw securing the metal sheet.
Remove the metal sheet with a tweezers.
Disconnect the main FPC from the motherboard with a spudger
Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard with a spudger.
5. Removing the USB Type-C Board
Remove the four 3.0 mm Phillips #000 screw securing the motherboard to the midframe.
Disconnect the cable from the USB Type-C Board.
Remove the metal sheet with a Tweezers.
Disconnect the main FPC from the USB Type-C Board.
Disconnect the antenna cable from the USB Type-C Board and pull out it from its path.
Disconnect the earphone jack connector from the USB Type-C Board.
Carefully lift up the board and remove it.
You can find the full Huawei P10 Teardown here. Other parts replacement tutorial please visit the P10 repair guide category.