LG Nexus 5X Teardown

LG Nexus 5X Teardown and Reassemble Guide

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Recommended Tools: 

Plastic Triangle Opening Tool
Nylon Spudger
SIM Card Ejection Tool
Fine Tip Curved Tweezers
iSesamo Opening Tool
Professional Phillips Screwdriver

Step 1

Power down your LG Nexus 5X smartphone.
 
Step 2
 
Remove the Nano SIM Card Tray.
 
Step 3
 
Use the plastic triangle opening tool to work around the rear cover and release the plastic clips securing it in place.
 
Step 4
 
Remove the following 10 Phillips screws securing the Nexus 5X midframe in place.
 
Use the iSesamo opening tool to assist in removing the midframe.
 
Step 5
 
Carefully separate the loudspeaker assembly from the midframe… no tools necessary!
 
Step 6
 
Use the fine tip curved tweezers to assist in removing the Nexus 5X imprint fingerprint reader from the midframe.
 
Step 7
 
Disconnect the Nexus 5X battery from the motherboard.
 
The 3.8 V, 2700 mAh battery is secured in place with some light adhesive, use the iSesamo opening tool to pry it up and out of the Nexus 5X.
 
Step 8
 
Remove the 5 MP LG Nexus 5X front-facing selfie camera.
 
Step 9
 
Remove the 12.3 MP LG Nexus 5X rear-facing camera.
 
Step 10
 
Use the nylon spudger to detach the the display assembly cable that is holding the motherboard in place.
 
With the cable detached, remove the motherboard from the LG Nexus 5X.
 
Step 11
 
Use the fine-tip curved tweezers to remove the earpiece speaker.
 
Step 12
 
Remove the spring-contact-applied Nexus 5X vibrator.
 
Step 13
 
With the nylon spudger carefully remove the Google 5X headphone jack from the chassis.


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