How to Replace Google Pixel Screen, Battery, and Charging Port Flex Cable

After the big brother Google Pixel XL disassembly, here we are going to teardown the other Android phone from google, the little brother- 5.0- inch Google Pixel. This disassembly also shows you how to remove the screen, battery and charging port and other small parts inside, let’s get started.

These repair tools are needed:

Step 1 Remove Screen Assembly

Like the Pixel XL, we can remove the screen assembly directly. First power off the phone. 1.power off the phone Then apply some heat to the screen, which will make it easier when we loosen the screen adhesives. 2.heat up the screen surface Then use a very thin metal prying tool to slide between the screen and middle frame to cut all of the screen adhesives. 3.pry up screen 4.loosen screen adhesives carefully Be careful not scratch the screen glass. If you feel a little hard to loosen adhesives then add more heat. 4.loosen screen adhesives After loosen all adhesives, do not hurry to separate the screen from the middle frame, there is the screen connector still connecting to motherboard. 5.remove screen Undo these 2 T5 screws and remove the metal cover. 6.remove screws Then release the screen flex cable connector and the screen assembly can be removed. 7.release screen connector

Step 2 Remove Battery

First there are 9 T5 screws securing the middle plate to the rear housing assembly, remove them all. 8.remove screws Then pry out the middle plate there is no adhesives underneath. 9.remove middle frame Be careful there is the earpiece speaker flex cable underneath. 10.remove connector After removing the middle plate, then we can disconnect the battery connector, also there is the extension flex cable connecting the charging port flex to the motherboard, release it. 11.unplug battery connector 12.remove connector 13.remove connector Then we can pry out the battery. 14.remove battery

Step 3 Remove Charging Port Flex Cable

There is a T5 screw needs to be removed. 15.undo T5 screw Use a tweezers to pry up the charging port flex cable, it’s a little sticky underneath. 16.remove charging port The charging port comes with the vibrator. 17.remove charging port with vibrator Remember to release the black and white signal cable connectors. 18.release signal cable So here is the charging port flex cable with vibrator. 31.charging port flex By the way, we can remove the loudspeaker here. 19.remove loudspeaker

Step 4 Remove Motherboard

First undo 2 T5 screws here. 20.remove T5 screws Release 2 signal cable connectors and the power & volume button flex cable ribbon connector. 21.release signal cable sonnector 22.remove connector Don’t forget take out the SIM card tray before removing motherboard. Actually you can take it out before teardown work started. 23.remove sim card tray Now we can remove motherboard. 24.remove motherboard Note the fingerprint sensor flex cable connector underneath. 25.release fingerprint sensor flex After removing motherboard, then we can pull out the fingerprint sensor flex cable. 26.remove fingerprint sensor flex cable Now we can see what we can removed from the motherboard. 27.motherboard Just he front facing camera, the rear facing camera. 28.remove front camera 29.remove small stuff 30.remove rear camera So then we’ve disassembled the whole Google Pixel. Welcome any advices, don’t hesitate to share with us! (Picture source from JerryRigEverything Youtube)
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  1. BY Lukasz

    Would be nice to know what adhesive to use when replacing screen?


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