Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble 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 Red Adhesive
Multi-Purpose Heat Gun
Phillips Screwdriver
Playing Cards

Step 1

Power down your 2017 Samsung Galaxy A5.
 
Step 2 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SIM card and MicroSD Card Tray)
 
Eject the SIM card and microSD card tray from the top of the smartphone.
 
Remove the second SIM card tray from the side of the Samsung phone.
 
Step 3 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Rear Glass Panel)
 
The Galaxy A5 rear glass panel is glued on solidly and is a tight fit within the frame. 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 A5 (2017) Loudspeaker and NFC Antenna)
 
Remove the following 14 Phillips screws.
 
Pry up the wafer-thin assembly that includes the NFC antenna and loudspeaker.
 
Remove the plastic shield that covers the bottom of the Galaxy A5 motherboard.
 
Step 5 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Motherboard)
 
Starting with the Galaxy A5 battery connector, detach the bevy of cables from the motherboard.
 
Remove the following Phillips screw.
 
Spudge up the motherboard and extract it from the smartphone.
 
Step 6 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Front-Facing Camera and Rear-Facing Camera)
 
Detach the impressive 16-megapixel Galaxy A5 front-facing selfie camera.
 
Flip the motherboard over and remove the 16-megapixel rear-facing camera.
 
Step 7 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Battery)
 
The 2017 Galaxy A5 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 long-lasting 3000 milliampere-hour (mAh) battery.
 
Step 8 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Headphone Jack, Vibrator, Volume Buttons Cable, Proximity Sensor, Earpiece Speaker, and Power Button Cable)
 
Remove the following Phillips screw.
 
Pluck out the modular 3.5mm headphone jack.
 
Remove the spring-contact-connected vibrator.
 
Use the tweezers to pry up the 2017 Galaxy A5 volume buttons cable.
 
The next 2 components to surrender are the proximity sensor and earpiece speaker.
 
Remove the power button cable from the side of the midframe.
 
Step 9 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Display Assembly)
 
The 5.2-inch Galaxy A5 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 2017 Galaxy A5 screen from the midframe.
 
Step 10 (Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Home Button and Fingerprint Sensor and Cables for the Bottom Buttons)
 
Peel up and remove the bottom button LED cables followed by the Samsung Galaxy A5 modular home button and fingerprint sensor.
 
 
* To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.