Huawei Nexus 6P Display Assembly Repair

Huawei Nexus 6P Display Assembly (LCD and Digitizer/Front Panel) Repair Guide

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Recommended Tools: 

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

Step 1

Power down the Huawei Nexus 6P smartphone.
 
Step 2
 
Eject the Nexus 6P Nano SIM card tray.
 
Step 3
 
Apply heat to the plastic panel located at the bottom of Google phone.
 
Insert the precision knife underneath the plastic panel and create enough space to fit a playing card.
 
Work the playing card under the plastic panel and remove it from the Nexus 6P. Apply additional heat as needed.
 
Now turn your attention to the tight-fitting, glass panel at the top of the Google phone. Apply heat and then with the precision knife create enough space to fit a playing card.
 
Carefully slide a playing card under the glass panel and peel it off. Apply additional heat as needed.
 
With the fine tip curved tweezers remove the 2 tamper evident seals.
 
Remove the following 6 Phillips screws.
 
Use the precision knife to create space and insert a plastic triangle opening tool.
 
Use the triangle opening tool to release the clips and pop the Nexus 6P out of its rear enclosure.
 
Step 4
 
Remove the following Phillips screw and then the metal bracket.
 
Disconnect and remove the daughterboard interconnect cable.
 
Detach the battery connector from the motherboard.
 
The Nexus 6P 3.82 V, 13.18 Wh lithium poly cell battery is fiercely glued in. Use a combination of the triangle opening tool and playing card to slice through the adhesive holding it down and remove the super-sized Nexus 6P battery.
 
Step 5
 
Disconnect the signal cable from the Google phone's USB-C daughterboard.
 
Remove the following Phillips screw securing the Nexus 6P USB-C board in place.
 
Use the spudger to pry up and remove the USB-C board from the Huawei phone.
 
Step 6
 
Remove the following Phillips screw.
 
Use the tweezers to peel up the spring contacts and remove the Nexus 6P loudspeaker from the phone.
 
Step 7
 
Remove the following Phillips screw.
 
Use the tweezers to peel up the spring contacts and remove the Nexus 6P loudspeaker from the phone.
 
Step 8
 
Remove the following 3 Phillips screws and then the metal bracket.
 
With the tweezers detach the signal cable from the Nexus 6P motherboard.
 
Disconnect the Nexus 6P display assembly cable.
 
Remove the following 2 Phillips screws securing the motherboard in place.
 
With the tweezers disconnect the signal cable and remove the metal bracket.
 
The Nexus 6P motherboard is held in place with a gob of thermal paste. With the spudger carefully pry it up and remove it from the phone.
 
Step 9
 
Use the spudger to pry up and remove the Google Nexus 6P earpiece speaker.
 
Step 10
 
Use the heat gun to warm up the adhesive securing the Huawei Nexus 6P display assembly to the front frame.
 
With the precision knife 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 when separating the Nexus 6P display assembly from the frame.


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