Posted on Nov 10 2015 - 6:50pm by Anurag Kumar

A few days back we shared a video on how to remove Xperia Z5 back cover to replace the rear panel or camera and now a full tutorial on how to disassemble Xperia Z5 has arrived.

We are pointing out this very clearly that do not perform below mentioned steps at home as you may end up damaging your Xperia Z5 (and voiding its warranty also) so in case you are facing any issues, take it to the service centre.

[ VIDEO ] Xperia Z5 teardown/disassembly

Check out the video how to teardown Xperia Z5.

[ PICS] Xperia Z5 teardown/disassembly

Check out step by step tutorial on how to teardown Xperia Z5 in pics.

Instruments needed: Heat gun, Small suction cup, Philips #1 screwdriver, spudger, tweezer, iFixit Opening Picks set of 6.

Step 1: Remove SIM card tray from Xperia Z5. How to remove Xperia Z5 SIM card tray

Step 2: Now heat the back panel of Xperia Z5 to soften the adhesive.

heat the back panel of Xperia Z5

Now place the suction cup on the back panel and insert a metal opening tool at top to open a gap from topside.

place the suction cup on the back panel on Xperia Z5

Step 3: Now insert the guitar pick and slide it cut the adhesive at the sides of Xperia Z5 panel.

insert the guitar pick in Xperia Z5 panel   Remove back cover of Xperia Z5

Remove the back cover.

Xperia Z5 Teardown

Step 4: Release the battery connector and then pull off the adhesive tape underneath.

Release the battery connector on Xperia Z5 How to remove Xperia Z5 battery

Pry up battery.

Removing Xperia Z5 battery

Step 5: Now release rear camera connector, front camera connector, audio jack flex connector and, main flex connector on the motherboard and then remove the screws there.

Release rear camera connector of Xperia Z5   Release front camera connector of Xperia z5

Take away the plastic bracket now.

Take away the plastic bracket from Xperia Z5

Step 6: Remove metal cover securing loudspeaker and twist off screws from Xperia Z5 now.

Remove metal cover securing loudspeaker from Xperia Z5   Unscrewing Xperia Z5

Pry up and loosen the bottom side of main flex assembly of Xperia Z5 now.

loosen the bottom side of main flex assembly on Xperia Z5

Step 7: Removing main flex. ( Attention: the fingerprint sensor connector is here, be careful to loosen it)

Removing fingerprint sensor from Xperia Z5   Removing main flex of Xperia Z5

Step 8: Below is the main flex assembly. (It comes with loudspeaker and vibration motor )

Xperia Z5 loudspeaker   Xperia Z5 vibration motor

Step 9: Removing rear camera of Xperia Z5.

Removing rear camera of Xperia Z5   How to remove Xperia Z5 rear camera

Step 10: Remove that securing bracket, then remove front camera.

How to remove Xperia Z5 front camera   Removing Xperia Z5 front camera   Xperia Z5 front camera removed

Step 11: Now release the connectors on the motherboard.

Releasing Xperia Z5 motherboard connectors   Xperia Z5 Motherboard connectors   Xperia Z5 motherboard connectors

Step 12: Remover cover bracket on the audio jack

Removing Xperia Z5 Audio Jack   Removing Xperia Z5 Noise Cancelling Mic

Cut adhesive at the top of the audio jack and noise canceling mic, then remove it.

Xperia Z5 Audio Ports removed

Step 13: Below you can see the audio jack flex coming with noise canceling mic.

Xperia Z5 audio jack flex coming with noise canceling mic.

Step 14: Cutting the adhesive underneath the earpiece and then remove the earpiece.

Removing earpiece from Xperia z5   Xperia Z5 earpiece removed   Xperia Z5 Earpiece removed

Step 15: Removing the capless USB port.

How to remove Xperia Z5 USB port   Removing Xperia Z5 USB port   Xperia Z5 USB port removed

Step 16: Removing microphone.

How to remove Xperia Z5 microphone   Xperia Z5 microphone removed   Removing Xperia Z5 MicrophoneStep 17: It’s done. Xperia Z5 is disassembled.

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