From September 21st, people received the latest iPhone XS Max they pre-ordered online. As the most expensive iPhone, do you know about it? Maybe you know the specs of the device, but do you know its internal structure? Let’s take a look at iPhone XS Max internal structure today through teardown. You can also learn how to replace the iPhone XS Max’s screen, battery, charging port, cameras, and other small parts.
- Hot Air Gun
- Pry Bar
- Suction Cup
Step 1. Turn off the device and take out the Sim Card Tray through ejection tool.
Step 2. Remove 2 screws on the bottom of the device with the screwdriver.
3. Open the device.
Gap the device with a suction cup then inserts the pry tool. Slide the pry tool around the device to open the phone.
To protect the LCD screen flex cable, open the device from the left side.
4. Remove the iPhone XS Max screen
Remove 7 screws with the Y000 screwdriver then take out the retaining board with tweezers.
Disconnect the battery connector.
Disconnect the screen flex cable and sensor cable.
Now the screen is removed.
5. Remove the ear speaker and sensor flex cable.
Remove 3 screws on the ear speaker with a screwdriver then we can remove the ear speaker and sensor flex cable.
6. Remove iPhone XS Max battery
Pull out 4 battery glue with the tweezers, one in the top of the battery and 3 in the bottom of the battery.
The iPhone XS Max battery capacity is 3174 mAh.
7. Remove rear facing cameras
Remove 2 screws on the rear camera retaining board with a screwdriver then take out the plate with tweezers.
Take out the rear camera retaining board with tweezers
Release the rear dual-camera connectors then take out the camera.
8. Remove the Loud Speaker
Remove 6 screws on the loud speaker retaining board and take it out with the tweezers.
Remove the screw between the TAPTIC ENGINE and the loud speaker with a screwdriver then remove the plate with the tweezers. Release the TAPTIC ENGINE connector with a pry tool.
Remove 3 screws on the loud speaker with a screwdriver then it can be removed.
9. Remove the TAPTIC ENGINE
Remove 2 screws on the left of the TAPTIC ENGINE then you can take it out.
10. Remove the motherboard
Remove 4 screws on the motherboard.
Release all connectors on the motherboard.
Take out the motherboard easily.
11. Remove the charging port and microphone.
Undo screws on the charging port flex cable with the screwdriver.
Remove the microphone retaining plastic.
Take out the charging port and microphone.
For more information on the process of iPhone XS Max disassembly, please watch the video below.
For iPhone XS Max repair parts, please visit here: iPhone XS Max Spare Parts Replacement.
Any questions for iPhone XS Max teardown, welcome to comment below.
All pics are from YouTube: JerryRigEverything