How To Tear Down/Disassemble Galaxy Note 5 For Screen Replacement

Samsung released its 2015 flagships the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 in August, which is a month earlier than previous years. As the successor to Note 4, the Note 5 still features a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display protected by Corning Gorilla 4. The Note 5 sports latest Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) and Exynos 7420 chipset. As for the battery life, the Note 5 battery is 3000 mAh, which is 220 mAh lower than the Note 4. What was inside physical structures? Let’s have a look.   Tools Needed:   1. Power off the Galaxy Note 5, remove the S Pen and SIM card tray.  

  2. Remove the Galaxy Note 5 back cover.  

▪  Run the hair drier or heat gun around the edges of Note 5 on the back to soften the adhesive.

▪  Gently pry up to release the back cover. Be patient on this step as the battery cover is glued by a strong adhesive.


3. Release the Galaxy Note 5 rear housing.  

▪  Undo the 20 screws in the rear housing.

▪  Insert the case opening tool into the gap between the rear housing and LCD assembly to release the rear housing.


  4. Release the Galaxy Note 5 motherboard.  

▪  Pry up the flex connectors as shown in below pictures.







  5. Remove the small parts.  

Peel off the tape and remove the metal piece covering the ear speaker and proximity sensor module.

Remove the vibrating motor.

▪  Remove the antenna cables.


  6. Remove the Galaxy Note 5 battery.  

▪  Heat up on the back of battery to soften the adhesive.

▪  Gently pry up to remove the battery.


  7. Release the Galaxy Note 5 front housing.  

▪  Undo the screw locking the Galaxy Note 5 charging port assembly.

▪  Heat up around the edges to soften the adhesive.

▪  Insert the case opening tool in between and running it around to separate the Galaxy Note 5 LCD assembly and front housing.




Watch below tutorial video for more Galaxy Note 5 disassembly details:



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