How to tear down an iPhone X and turn it into a framed artwork
iPhone X is the Apple's 18th iteration.
Step 1 Turn off the phone and remove SIM Card
-Press the wake button and volume down button to turn off the phone.
Step 2 Open the phone
-Use the Pentaloble screwdriver to remove the charging port screws. Heating the phone with a heat gun will the phone easily to be opened.
Step 3 Remove the iPhone X OLED screen
-Undo 5 screws shown in the picture below with a Tripoint #Y000 screwdriver;
-Please keep track of these different sized screws where they go;
-Release the battery, LCD screen, Digitizer, Ear speaker connectors with a spudger.
Step 4 Remove the ear speaker
-Undo 3 Y000 screws and heating the flex cable with a heat gun, we can remove the ear speaker easily.
Step 5 Remove rear-facing cameras
-Remove the 2 different sizes of Phillips #PH00 screws and remove the metal plate, release the rear cameras connectors.
Step 6 Remove motherboard
-Release all connectors on the motherboard with a spudger
-Undo 3 Phillips #PH00 screws on the mother board then take out the mother board.
Step 7 Remove Loudspeaker and Taptic engine
-Undo 8 screws on the retaining plate then remove the plate taking care to not break the small connector on the plate that connects just under the Taptic engine
-Remove the loud speaker and the Taptic engine.
Step 8 Remove battery
-Pulling out 4 battery adhesives with a tweezers then remove the battery.
Step 9 Remove front-facing camera
-Heating the front facing camera with a heat gun will make it easily to be removed.
Step 10 Remove the charging port and antenna
-Release 4 screws on the frame shown in the picture;
-Heating the charging port flex cable then remove it easily.
Step 11 Remove Wi-Fi antenna
-Release 7 screws on the Wi-Fi flex cable;
-Heating the flex cable with a heat gun make it easier to be removed.
Step 12 Remove power button flex cable
-Release 3 screws on the power button;
-Heating the flex cable with a heat gun then it can be removed easily.
Step 13 Paste the components on layout paper
-Then we can glue all parts and tools to Xreart's iPhone X template.
Step 14 Finish the artwork
-Finally we get a beautiful iPhone X frame artwork.
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