Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Teardown Repair Guide

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Teardown Repair Guide

Find affordable, high quality 2017 Galaxy A3 repair parts here.

Recommended Tools:

Plastic Triangle Opening Tool
Nylon Spudger
SIM Card Ejection Tool
Fine Tip Curved Tweezers
Precision Knife Set
2mm Red Adhesive
Multi-Purpose Heat Gun
Phillips Screwdriver
Playing Cards

Step 1

Power down your 2017 Samsung Galaxy A3.

Step 2 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) SIM card and MicroSD Card Tray)

Eject the SIM card and microSD card tray from the top of the smartphone.
Step 3 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Rear Glass Panel)

The Galaxy A3 rear glass panel is glued on solidly. Apply heat to soften the adhesive.
With the precision knife create enough space to insert a playing card.
Attack the sticky adhesive and carefully dislodge the rear glass panel from the chassis.

Step 4 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Loudspeaker and NFC Antenna)

Remove the following 11 Phillips screws.

Pry up the plastic shield that covers the top of the motherboard.

Extract the wafer-thin assembly that includes the NFC antenna and loudspeaker.

Remove the plastic shield that covers the bottom of the Galaxy A3 motherboard.

Step 5 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Motherboard)

Starting with the battery connector, detach the bevy of cables from the motherboard.

Remove the following Phillips screw.

Spudge up the Galaxy A320 motherboard and extract it from the phone.

Step 6 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Front-Facing Camera and Rear-Facing Camera)
Detach the 8-megapixel Galaxy A3 front-facing selfie camera.
Flip the motherboard over and remove the 13-megapixel rear-facing camera.
Step 7 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Headphone Jack, Vibrator, Proximity Sensor, Earpiece Speaker, Power Button Cable, and Volume Buttons Cable)
Remove the following Phillips screw.
Pluck out the modular 3.5mm headphone jack.

Remove the spring-contact-connected vibrator.

The next 2 components to surrender are the proximity sensor and earpiece speaker.

Remove the power button cable from the side of the midframe.

Use the tweezers to pry out the 2017 Galaxy A3 volume buttons cable.

Step 8 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Battery)

The Galaxy A3 battery is well wedged and adhered in place. Use the triangle opening tool and spudger too muscle it free from the adhesive securing it to the midframe.

Extricate the 2350 milliampere-hour (mAh) battery.
Step 9 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Display Assembly)

The 4.7-inch Galaxy A3 AMOLED display assembly is glued on solidly to the midframe. Apply heat to soften the adhesive.
With the precision knife create enough separation to insert a playing card. Use the playing card to attack the adhesive. Take your time and apply additional heat as needed.
Once you have sliced through the adhesive, be mindful of the home button and the cables for the bottom buttons when decoupling the Samsung Galaxy A3 screen from the frame.

Step 10 (Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Home Button with Fingerprint Sensor and Cables for the Bottom Buttons)
Remove the adhesive from the midframe.
Peel up and remove the bottom button LED cables followed by the Samsung Galaxy A3 modular home button with fingerprint sensor.

* To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.

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