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OnePlus 5 Bottom Board Removal & Replacement

In this guide, we are going to show you how to remove the bottom board on OnePlus 5 smartphone. These removal instructions made into 5 easy to follow steps.

The full teardown of the OnePlus 5 can be found here.

Repair Tools Needed:
T1 screwdriver
1.5*25mm Phillips screwdriver
Suction cup
Pick
Spudger
SIM Card Eject Tool

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1. Removing the SIM card tray and two screws

Powered off the OnePlus 5 and remove the SIM card tray use the SIM card eject tool.
OnePlus 5 SIM card tray

Remove two screws close to USB Type-C port with a T1 screwdriver.
open OnePlus 5 back cover

2. Open the back cover

Open the back cover a little bit with a suction cup.
open OnePlus 5 back cover

Insert a spudger between the back cover and the display assembly, and slide the spudger along the display edge to release the back cover from the fuselage.
open OnePlus 5 back cover

3. Removing the back cover

Remove the screws with a 1.5*25mm Phillips screwdriver.
Remove the metal plate.
In order to protect the hardware, we need to disconnect the battery connector first, and then disconnect the USB Type-C connector.
disconnect the battery connector and USB-C connector

You can see the USB Type-C and the 3.5mm headphone jack on the back cover.
OnePlus 5 back cover

4. Removing the loudspeaker

Remove 6 screws securing the loudspeaker in place.
Removing the loudspeaker

Remove the loudspeaker module.
Removing the loudspeaker

5. Removing the bottom board

With the loudspeaker removed, you can get access to the bottom board.
The bottom board is very thin and fixed on the fuselage with glue. It is not easy to remove it.
You need to use a thin blade to tilt it up slowly.
OnePlus 5 bottom board

You can find the full OnePlus 5 Teardown here. Other parts replacement tutorial, please visit the OnePlus 5 repair guide category.

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