OnePlus 5 Teardown

OnePlus 5 Teardown Repair Guide

Recommended Tools:

Plastic Triangle Opening Tool
T2 Torx Screwdriver
Nylon Spudger
SIM Card Ejection Tool
Fine Tip Curved Tweezers
Precision Knife Set
2mm Red Adhesive
Multi-Purpose Heat Gun
Professional Phillips Screwdriver

Step 1

Power down your OnePlus 5 phone.
 
Step 2 (OnePlus 5 Dual Nano-SIM Card Tray)
 
Eject the dual Nano SIM card tray.
 
Step 3 (OnePlus 5 Rear Case)
 
Remove the following 2 T2 Torx screws from the bottom of the OnePlus 5.
 
Use the plastic triangle opening tool to release the clips and then pop the OnePlus 5 out of its space-grade aluminum rear enclosure. There is no pesky adhesive, making this procedure a snap.
 
Before you can separate the rear case, you will need to disconnect the USB-C port and headphone jack cable to free it from the phone.
 
Step 4 (OnePlus 5 USB-C Port and Headphone Jack Assembly)
 
Remove the following 4 Phillips screws.
 
Easily pry the OnePlus 5 USB-C port and headphone jack assembly up from the rear case.
 
Step 5 (OnePlus 5 Motherboard)
 
Detach the battery connector.
 
Remove the following 7 Phillips screws.
 
Disconnect the bevy of cables, including the one on the other side of the motherboard.
 
With the cables and screws out of the way, free the OnePlus 5 motherboard from the phone.
 
Step 6 (OnePlus 5 Front-Facing Camera)
 
Separate the 16-megapixel OnePlus 5 front-facing camera from the motherboard.
 
Step 7 (OnePlus 5 Dual Rear-Facing Cameras, Earpiece Speaker, and Vibrator)
 
Easily remove the 16-megapixel dual OnePlus 5 rear-facing cameras from the motherboard.
 
Pluck out the spring-contact-connected OnePlus 5 earpiece speaker.
 
Pry the vibrator up from the chassis.
 
Step 8 (OnePlus 5 Loudspeaker)
 
Remove the following 6 Phillips screws.
 
Extract the OnePlus 5 bottom loudspeaker assembly.
 
Step 9 (OnePlus 5 Battery)
 
Remove the interconnect cable.
 
Use the exposed clear plastic pull tab to peel the 3300 milliampere-hour (mAh) battery off the adhesive securing it to the OnePlus 5.
 
Step 10 (OnePlus 5 Earpiece Speaker, Power and Volume Buttons Cable, and Signal Cable)
 
Use the spudger to pry up the small daughterboard.
 
Disconnect the display cable.
 
Remove the clear tape and then peel the interconnect cable off the adhesive securing to the phone.
 
Remove the signal cable from the side of the midframe.
 
With the tweezers in hand, carefully extricate the OnePlus 5 power button cable, volume buttons cable and NFC Antenna.
 
Step 11 (OnePlus 5 Display Assembly)
 
Use the heat gun to warm up the adhesive securing the 5.5” OnePlus 5 display assembly to the frame.
 
Use a triangle opening tool to start slicing through the adhesive.
 
Take your time and apply additional heat as needed. Patiently work around the OnePlus 5 AMOLED display with triangle opening tools.
 
Once you have sliced through the adhesive, be mindful of the display’s cable and the cables for the bottom buttons when decoupling the screen assembly from the frame.
 
 
* To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.