Motorola Moto G4 Plus Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble
Motorola Moto G4 Plus Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble Guide
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Power down your Motorola Moto G4 Plus smartphone.
Step 2 (Moto G4 Plus Rear Cover and SIM Card Trays)
Use the plastic triangle opening tool, or your fingernails, to work around the Moto G4 Plus rear cover and release the plastic clips securing it in place.
Remove both Nano SIM card trays.
Step 3 (Moto G4 Plus Midframe)
Remove the following 19 T4 Torx screws.
Using the tweezers, remove the plastic cover and then detach the laser autofocus and dual-LED flash flex cable from the Moto G4 Plus motherboard.
Easily remove the G4 Plus midframe.
Step 4 (Moto G4 Plus Laser Autofocus and Dual-LED Flash Cable)
Carefully pry up and remove the Moto G4 Plus laser autofocus and dual-LED flash flex cable from the midframe.
Step 5 (Moto G4 Plus Battery)
Peel up the piece of Kapton tape.
Disconnect the battery cable from the Moto G4 Plus motherboard.
Carefully peel up the black tape.
Pry up and remove the Moto G4 Plus lithium-ion 3000 milliampere-hour (mAh) battery.
Step 6 (Moto G4 Plus Motherboard)
Use the fine tip curved tweezers to disconnect the bevy of cables from the motherboard.
Remove the following 2 T4 Torx screws.
With the cables detached, and screws removed, use the spudger to pry up and remove the Moto G4 Plus motherboard.
Step 7 (Moto G4 Plus Rear-Facing Camera and Front-Facing Camera)
Peel up the Kapton tape and release the ZIF connector.
Remove the 5 MP, auto-HDR Moto G4 Plus front-facing camera from the motherboard.
Again, peel up the Kapton tape and release the ZIF connector.
Remove the 16 MP, auto-HDR Moto G4 Plus rear-facing camera.
Step 8 (Moto G4 Plus Vibrator, Headphone Jack, and Earpiece Speaker)
Remove the Moto G4 Plus vibrator from the chassis.
Use the tweezers to carefully pry up and remove the headphone jack.
Remove the Moto G4 Plus earpiece speaker.
Step 9 (Moto G4 Plus LCD Screen and Digitizer Assembly)
Use the heat gun to warm up the adhesive securing the Moto G4 Plus LCD screen and digitizer assembly to the frame.
With the precision knife, carefully create separation and insert a playing card to start slicing through the adhesive.
Take your time and apply additional heat as needed.
Once you have sliced through the adhesive, be mindful of the ribbon cable and fingerprint sensor when decoupling the Moto G4 Plus display assembly from the frame.
Utilizing the fine-tip curved tweezers, carefully remove the Moto G4 Plus fingerprint sensor from the front panel.
* To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.