KTU Rework Tutorial - Samsung GT-S5230

Here we show you how to dismantle the Samsung GT-S5230 with the objective to avoid damage to the product as your client might want you to fix it and not further damage. Unfortunately this product has certain design elements that require you to open it slowly and carefully as otherwise it will only close if you use lots of tape.

 

1. Our patient GT-S5230

GT-s5230 - rework example

2. remove all screws

GT-s5230 - remove back screws

3. Press at the side using a flat screwdriver

 

4. press casing apart to open

GT-s5230 - press casing apart to open

4. Then further apply presure by slightly turning the screw driver when you have it in the slot.

GT-s5230 - press casing apart to open usning a flat screwdriver

5. Move the Screw driver gradually along ther out wall to release the inner hooks.

GT-s5230 - move flat screw driver along the open side

 

6. cover is removed

GT-s5230 - inner cover is removed

 

7. remove inner metal cover

GT-s5230 - remover inner metal cover

 

8. lift off inner metal cover

GT-s5230 - lift off inner metal cover

 

9. remove screw near camera

GT-s5230 - remove screw near camera

 

10. lift off pcb from front cover

GT-s5230 - lift off pcb from front cover

 

11. detach connectors on both sides of pcb

GT-s5230 - detach connectors on both sides of pcb

 

Then we go to the rework station IR