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[Q] Bricked my phone!

2nd May 2014, 12:41 PM |#11  
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Great, thanks guys. I'm an electronic engineer so I'd be pretty handy at this stuff. Just wondering what the easier swap would be, moving mb from one phone to another, or screen from one to another.
 
 
2nd May 2014, 01:24 PM |#12  
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Replacing the screen would be easier.
2nd May 2014, 02:10 PM |#13  
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Really? I had a look over a guide for replacing the screen, and one for replacing motherboard. The motherboard replacement actually looked easier to me. Have you experience with doing this yourself?
2nd May 2014, 03:59 PM |#14  
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Never had to
Just my opinion,because to access the mobo one would have to remove the screen first.
The choice is yours of course,as you are some kind of engineer,it should be easy for you to do it in both ways.
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I'll take it apart later and see what looks easiest. Will update here
3rd May 2014, 09:56 AM |#16  
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I have some experience with taking the S2 apart.
The way to take apart the phone is to take the back off of it......
This will reveal the circuitry on top of the screen and the circuitry fitted to the rear housing. You will be able to access the motherboard before you access the screen. Adding the *good* motherboard to the *good* screen will be the easiest option for you......
See my guide here....
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2335961
You'll find a link to a video that shows a step by step procedure for stripping an S2. You'll also find links for part suppliers......

Sent via my Markox/Gustavo_s powered KitKatted S2
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