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Repair guide : Complete frame iPhone 8

Level : Very hard Time : 85 min Author : Alexandre
475 people have done this repair successfully ! Why not you?
This guide is for replacing the complete frame on the iPhone 8.

Problems :

  • Damaged frame
  • Broken rear glass
  • Bent frame
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Complete frame iPhone 8
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the complete frame on the iPhone 8, you have to turn it off.

Press the power button on the right side of the phone for a few seconds.

Then slide to the right to power off.

Step 2

With a pentalobe screwdriver in the standard tool kit, remove the two screws at the bottom of the iPhone.

Those screws are located on each side of the dock connector.

They secure the bottom part of the iPhone 8 frame.

With the hair dryer, heat up the edges of the iPhone 8.

This will soften the seal between the screen and the frame.

Note : Heat up a little bit more the top part of the screen to make it easier to remove.

Step 3

Insert an opening pick in the bottom left part of the phone and slide it around the phone.

Repeat that step on the left and right side of the phone.

Step 4

Grab and gently lift the screen.

Gently pull the screen back.

Step 5

Open the screen as you would open a book. Careful not to tear the three cables linked to the logic board.

Step 6

With the cruciform screwdriver, remove the four screws securing the LCD screen bracket.

Step 7

Grab the connectors bracket and remove it

Step 8

With the nylon spudger, disconnect the battery.

Unlock the LCD/Touch screen cable.

Step 9

Keep the nylon spudger and disconnect the Force Touch sensor and home button cable.

Step 10

With a cruciform screwdriver, remove the three screws circled in red securing the front camera/earpiece speaker/proximity sensor cable connectors.

Step 11

Grab that bracket with a pair of tweezers and remove it.  

Step 12

Disconnect the front camera/earpiece speaker/proximity sensor with the nylon spudger.

The screen of your iPhone 8 is now disassembled.

Step 13

The battery of the iPhone 8 is secured by four adhesive tapes (in red on the picture).

Peel off the first tape with the nylon spudger.

Step 14

Gently pull on the tape.

Do the same for the other adhesive tapes.

Step 15

Use the flat screwdriver and remove the big screw circld in red (picture 1).

Keep using the cruciform screwdriver and remove the second screw circled in red (picture 2)

Step 16

Grab the rear camera bracket and remove it.

Step 17

Disconnect the rear camera cable with the nylon spudger.

Step 18

Pry on the right side of the rear camera with the spudger.

Remove it with a pair of tweezers.

Step 19

The rear camera of the iPhone 8 is now disassembled.

Step 20

With a cruciform screwdriver, remove the two screws circled in red securing the WiFi antenna.

Step 21

Disconnect the WiFi antenna with the nylon spudger.

Peel and remove it with the spudger.

Step 22

The iPhone 8 WiFi antenna is now disassembled.

Step 23

Remove the big screw circled in red (picture 2) with a flat screwdriver.

Then remove the cruciform screw circled in red (picture 2).

Now remove the two screws securing the power cable bracket (picture 3).

Then finish by removing the four screws circled in red that secure the GPS antenna (picture 4).

Step 24

Grab the GPS antenna and remove it with a pair of tweezers.

Step 25

Remove the two screws circled in red on the picture with a cruciform screwdriver..

Step 26

Grab the bracket and remove it.

Step 27

With the nylon spudger, disconnect the power/volume button cable and the NFC cable.

Step 28

Disconnect the two cables with the nylon spudger : dock connector and GSM antenna.

Step 29

With a flat screwdriver, remove the big screw circled in red securing the logic board.

Step 30

Insert the SIM card eject tool in the hole and push to extract the tray.

Remove the SIM card tray.

Step 31

Gently grab the logic board on the top and remove it.

Step 32

The logic board of your iPhone 8 is now disassembled.

Step 33

With the nylon spudger, gently pry on the battery and remove it.

Step 34

Remove the three curciform screw located on the left side of the cable (picture 1).

Then remove the three curciform screws located on the right side of the cable (picture 2).

Then remove the big screw with the flat screwdriver (picture 3).

Those screws secure the volume/power buttons cable.

Step 35

Grab the camera microphone seal with a pair of tweezers and remove it.

Step 36

Take the cable off the frame near the volume button.

Step 37

Start by peeling off the cable with the nylon spudger.

Careful not to damage anything!

Step 38

Peel off the cable until the power button.

Grab the cable and remove it.

Step 39

The volume/power button cable of your iPhone 8 is now disassembled.

Step 40

With a hair dryer, heat up for 30 seconds the zone where the NFC antenna is glued.

This will soften the glue which secure the antenna.

Step 41

Insert the nylon spudger underneath the NFC antenna and peel it off gently.

Careful not to damage the antenna!

Remove it.

Step 42

The NFC antenna is now disassembled.

Step 43

Remove the 9 screws circled in red with a cruciform screwdriver (picture 1)

Remove the screw circled in red (photo 2)

Those screws secure the dock connector.

Step 44

With a pair of tweezers, grab the dock connector bracket.

Remove it.

Step 45

Then disconnect the GSM antenna connector.

Step 46

Grab and remove the external speaker.

Step 47

With the nylon spudger, disconnect the Taptic Engine.

Step 48

Remove the big screw circled in red with the flat screwdriver.

This screw secures the Taptic Engine.

Step 49

Grab the Taptic Engine with the pair of tweezers.

Remove it.

Step 50

With the tweezers, grab the dock connector plastic bracket.

Remove it.

Step 51

Remove the cruciform screw circled in red securing the left part of the dock connector (picture 1)

Then remove the two cruciform screws circled in red that secure the bottom of the dock connector (picture 2)

Step 52

Gently grab the dock connector and remove it.

Be gentle in order not to damage it. This part is fragile.

Step 53

The complete frame of your iPhone 8 is now disassembled.

You can replace it with a new one if needed.

To reassemble your iPhone 8 follow this guide in reverse order.

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