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  • Installing iPhone 4S Dock

    ConnectorWritten By: Walter Galan

    TOOLS:iPhone 4 5-Point Pentalobe Screwdriver(1)Phillips #00 Screwdriver (1)Plastic Opening Tools (1)Tweezers (1)

    PARTS:iPhone 4S Dock Connector (1)

    INTRODUCTIONUse this guide to replace the dock connector assembly, which includes the dock connectorand lower microphone.

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  • Step 1 Rear Panel

    Before disassembling youriPhone, be sure it ispowered off.Remove the two 3.6 mm Pentalobescrews next to the dock connector.During reassembly, werecommend you replace the5-point screws with equivalentPhillips screws. Our Liberation Kitprovides the tools and screwsneeded to replace the Pentalobescrews with Phillips screws.The 5-Point Screwdrivershould only be used once,as it has the potential to strip thescrews.

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  • Step 2

    Push the rear panel toward the top edge of the iPhone.The panel will move about 2 mm.

    Step 3

    Pull the rear panel away from theback of the iPhone, being carefulnot to damage the plastic clipsattached to the rear panel.Remove the rear panel from theiPhone.

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  • Step 4 Battery

    Remove the following screws securing the battery connector to the logic board:

    One 1.7 mm Phillips screwOne 1.5 mm Phillips screw

    Use a plastic opening tool to gently detach the battery connector from the device.

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  • Step 5

    Use a plastic opening tool to pull the pressure contact from underneath the batteryconnector.When reinstalling the pressure contact, be sure to clean it with a degreaser such aswindex or isopropyl alcohol. The oils on your fingers have the potential to createwireless interference.Take notice of the small black ground clip on the upper screw of the batteryconnector.

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  • Step 6

    Insert the edge of a plastic opening tool between the battery and the outer case near thebottom left corner of the iPhone.Run the plastic opening tool along the right edge of the battery and pry up at several pointsto completely separate it from the adhesive securing it to the outer case.

    Step 7

    Use the exposed clear plastic pull tab to peel the battery off the adhesive securing it to theiPhone.Remove the battery.

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  • Step 8 Speaker Enclosure Assembly

    Remove the following screws securing the dock connector cable cover to the logic board:

    One 1.5 mm Phillips screwOne 1.2 mm Phillips screw

    Remove the metal dock connector cable cover.

    Step 9

    Use the edge of a plastic openingtool to pry the dock cable up fromits socket on the logic board.

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  • Step 10

    Peel the dock connector cable offthe adhesive securing it to the logicboard and the side of the speakerenclosure.

    Step 11

    Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to pry the cellular antenna cable up from its socketon the logic board.De-route the cellular antenna cable out from under the metal fingers attached to the logicboard.

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  • Step 12

    Remove the two 2.4 mm Phillipsscrews securing the speakerenclosure assembly to the outercase.

    Step 13

    Remove the small black spacerthat was under the Phillips screwnear the vibrator.

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  • Step 14

    Use a plastic opening tool to lift the speaker enclosure assembly out of the case, beingsure not to damage the EMI fingers on the attached Wi-Fi antenna.Remove the speaker enclosure assembly.Before reinstalling the speaker enclosure assembly's screws, be sure the Wi-Figrounding fingers are installed below the lip in the iPhone's metal case as seen inthe third picture.Before reassembly, be sure to clean all metal-to-metal contact points between thegrounding fingers of the Wi-Fi antenna and the case of the iPhone with a de-greasersuch as windex or isopropyl alcohol. The oils on your fingers have the potential to causewireless interference issues.

    Step 15 Dock Connector

    If present, remove the small stripof tape covering one of the dockconnector screws.

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  • Step 16

    Use a plastic opening tool to flip up the retaining flap on the home button ribbon cable ZIFsocket.Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

    Step 17

    Use a pair of tweezers to pull thehome button ribbon cable out of itssocket.

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  • Step 18

    Carefully pull the rubbermicrophone holder out of its tube inthe bottom edge of the iPhone.

    Step 19

    Remove the two 1.3 mm Phillipsscrews securing the dockconnector to the case of theiPhone.

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  • Step 20

    Remove the tiny rubber spacernear the dock connector.

    Step 21

    Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to peel the dock connector and its cable off theblack plastic case of the iPhone.If you are replacing the dock connector with a new part, make sure to transfer therubber casing around the microphone. You can do this using a spudger.

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  • To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.This document was last generated on 2013-06-11 03:10:39 AM.

    Step 22

    Pry the dock connector away from its opening at the bottom of the iPhone.Remove the dock connector.

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    Installing iPhone 4S Dock ConnectorWritten By: Walter Galan

    TOOLS:PARTS:INTRODUCTIONStep 1 Rear PanelStep 2Step 3Step 4 BatteryStep 5Step 6Step 7Step 8 Speaker Enclosure AssemblyStep 9Step 10Step 11Step 12Step 13Step 14Step 15 Dock ConnectorStep 16Step 17Step 18Step 19Step 20Step 21Step 22