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Use this guide to replace the midframe assembly of your LG V20.

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  1. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 3 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 3 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Press the button on the lower right side of the LG V20 to open the clamp that holds the back cover on the back side of the phone.

    • Remove the back cover.

  2. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 2, image 1 of 3 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 2, image 2 of 3 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Before disassembling your phone, discharge the battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.

    • Insert a spudger or your fingernail under the battery at the small recess on the lower edge.

    • Be careful not to deform or puncture the battery.

    • Pry up and remove the battery.

  3. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement, Midframe Assembly: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the sixteen 4mm Phillips #00 screws attaching the back cover to the motherboard.

  4. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • The top and bottom frame section hold very tight to the mid frame. It is possible to pull them off with your hands. If you're not able to do so, use the following removal procedure:

    • Use the flat end of a spudger and apply pressure to one of the corners of the frame section until you create a small gap.

  5. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the phone and insert an opening pick in the gap you created.

    • Slide the opening pick along the gap until the frame section pops out of its plastic clamps.

  6. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the frame section.

    • Repeat this procedure with the frame section on the other end of the phone.

    • Within the top frame section there's a small silver grating that covers the speaker. This may fall out, so be careful not to lose it.

  7. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • The loudspeaker is attached to the cover of the motherboard. Use an opening pick to pry it up.

  8. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • The cover of the motherboard is held in its place by several plastic clamps.

    • Use an opening pick to pry up the motherboard cover at the right corner at the bottom of your phone until it pops out of the plastic clamp.

  9. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the opening pick along the mid frame and flip it sideways to open the plastic clamps holding the motherboard cover in its place.

  10. LG V20 Midframe Assembly Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the motherboard cover.

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

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