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Use this guide to replace the charge port on a LG G6. If you're having charging issues or your microphone isn't working, replacing the charge port is a good place to start.

  1. We recommend that you clean your microwave before proceeding, as any nasty gunk on the bottom may end up stuck to the iOpener. Place the iOpener in the center of the microwave.
    • We recommend that you clean your microwave before proceeding, as any nasty gunk on the bottom may end up stuck to the iOpener.

    • Place the iOpener in the center of the microwave.

    • For carousel microwaves: Make sure the plate spins freely. If your iOpener gets stuck, it may overheat and burn.

  2. Heat the iOpener for thirty seconds.
    • Heat the iOpener for thirty seconds.

    • Throughout the repair procedure, as the iOpener cools, reheat it in the microwave for an additional thirty seconds at a time.

    • Be careful not to overheat the iOpener during the repair. Overheating may cause the iOpener to burst.

    • Never touch the iOpener if it appears swollen.

    • If the iOpener is still too hot in the middle to touch, continue using it while waiting for it to cool down some more before reheating. A properly heated iOpener should stay warm for up to 10 minutes.

  3. Remove the iOpener from the microwave, holding it by one of the two flat ends to avoid the hot center.
    • Remove the iOpener from the microwave, holding it by one of the two flat ends to avoid the hot center.

    • The iOpener will be very hot, so be careful when handling it. Use an oven mitt if necessary.

  4. Apply a heated iOpener to a long edge of the phone for about 2 minutes.
    • Apply a heated iOpener to a long edge of the phone for about 2 minutes.

    • You may need to reheat and reapply the iOpener several times to get the phone warm enough. Follow the iOpener instructions to avoid overheating.

  5. In the following steps you will be cutting through the adhesive on the rear glass panel. Take note of the following areas:
    • In the following steps you will be cutting through the adhesive on the rear glass panel.

    • Take note of the following areas:

    • In addition to cutting around the edge, there is extra adhesive here that should be cut.

    • Avoid sticking the spudger blade in too far here, to avoid damaging the rear button ribbon cable and chip.

  6. Once the back panel is warm to the touch, apply a suction cup as close to the heated edge of the phone as you can.
    • Once the back panel is warm to the touch, apply a suction cup as close to the heated edge of the phone as you can.

    • The suction cup will not make a good seal on the curved portion of the glass, so avoid putting it on the very edge.

    • Lift on the suction cup, and insert a halberd spudger or opening pick under the rear glass.

  7. Once you have the tool firmly inserted into the glass, reheat and reapply the iOpener to soften the adhesive.
    • Once you have the tool firmly inserted into the glass, reheat and reapply the iOpener to soften the adhesive.

  8. Slide the blade of a Halberd spudger along the side of the phone, separating the adhesive. Slide the blade of a Halberd spudger along the side of the phone, separating the adhesive.
    • Slide the blade of a Halberd spudger along the side of the phone, separating the adhesive.

  9. Repeat the previous heating and cutting procedure for the remaining three sides of the phone. Leave an opening pick on each side as you continue to the next to prevent the adhesive from resealing. Leave an opening pick on each side as you continue to the next to prevent the adhesive from resealing.
    • Repeat the previous heating and cutting procedure for the remaining three sides of the phone.

    • Leave an opening pick on each side as you continue to the next to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  10. Use the opening picks to slice through any remaining adhesive and open the phone. Remove the glass from the phone.
    • Use the opening picks to slice through any remaining adhesive and open the phone.

    • Remove the glass from the phone.

    • During reassembly, apply new adhesive or high-bond tape if your replacement rear glass does not come with any.

  11. Slide the blade of a halberd spudger into the opening on the edge of the rear button bracket. Careful not to push directly against the rear button ribbon cable, to avoid damaging it. Do not push the spudger in too far, to avoid damaging the rear button.
    • Slide the blade of a halberd spudger into the opening on the edge of the rear button bracket.

    • Careful not to push directly against the rear button ribbon cable, to avoid damaging it.

    • Do not push the spudger in too far, to avoid damaging the rear button.

    • Continue sliding the spudger blade around the bracket to cut all the adhesive holding the bracket to the rear case.

    • Remove the bracket.

  12. Slide an opening pick between the rear button membrane and the rear case. Slide the pick around the edge of the membrane to separate it from the rear case. This might take some force, as the adhesive holding the membrane to the case is tenacious. Pry slowly, to avoid puncturing or stretching the membrane.
    • Slide an opening pick between the rear button membrane and the rear case.

    • Slide the pick around the edge of the membrane to separate it from the rear case.

    • This might take some force, as the adhesive holding the membrane to the case is tenacious. Pry slowly, to avoid puncturing or stretching the membrane.

  13. Use the blade of a halberd spudger to pry the rear button chip off of the rear case.
    • Use the blade of a halberd spudger to pry the rear button chip off of the rear case.

  14. Use an opening pick to pry the contact pad off of the rear case. Remove the rear button assembly. Remove the rear button assembly.
    • Use an opening pick to pry the contact pad off of the rear case.

    • Remove the rear button assembly.

  15. Separate the rear glass from the phone, Remove eleven Philips #00 screws. Remove eleven Philips #00 screws.
    • Separate the rear glass from the phone,

    • Remove eleven Philips #00 screws.

  16. Use a spudger to remove the charging coil from the top left corner, Use a spudger to remove the charging coil from the top left corner,
    • Use a spudger to remove the charging coil from the top left corner,

  17. Remove loudspeaker assembly.
    • Remove loudspeaker assembly.

  18. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the battery connector.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the battery connector.

  19. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the LCD/Digitizer flex cable.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the LCD/Digitizer flex cable.

    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the charge port flex cable.

  20. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the front camera.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the front camera.

  21. Insert a SIM card opening tool into the small hole on the left side of the phone and remove the SIM card tray.
    • Insert a SIM card opening tool into the small hole on the left side of the phone and remove the SIM card tray.

  22. Lift the motherboard out of the phone. Be careful not to snag any of the connectors on the board. Be careful not to snag any of the connectors on the board.
    • Lift the motherboard out of the phone.

    • Be careful not to snag any of the connectors on the board.

  23. Use the flat end of a spudger to remove the adhesive securing the USB-C charge port to the frame. Use the flat end of a spudger to remove the adhesive securing the USB-C charge port to the frame. Use the flat end of a spudger to remove the adhesive securing the USB-C charge port to the frame.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to remove the adhesive securing the USB-C charge port to the frame.

Conclusión

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Jose G Ramirez - Contestar

Awesome tutorial, I skipped the from step 11 to 15. No need to remove the button assembly. Just skipped that and reused the back glass panel with no problems. Thank you!

Ben Fischer - Contestar

I can’t get the back off. I’ve tried so hard but it wont come off. I pulled so &&^&^$^ hard i cracked the back but couldnt get the &&^&^$^ back off wtf

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