The Samsung Galaxy S22 is one of the best phones on the market right now, but it’s also harder to open and fix than you might think! As such, we’ve put together this guide on how to disassemble your Samsung Galaxy S22 so you can access and replace components like the battery, the display, or even the motherboard if you run into problems with your phone. Let’s get started!
Step 1 – Removing The Battery Door
To open your phone, you’ll need to unscrew a few screws on its back. A Phillips head screwdriver will do just fine. Remove all of them, then use your hands to pry open and remove the battery door. It should slide right off. When you’re done, set it aside and turn your attention back to your phone’s casing. Use a flathead screwdriver or spatula-like tool (plastic or metal) to pry off any remaining plastic pieces along its sides.
Step 2 – Removing the Internal Cover and Speaker Assembly
Now that we’ve removed our battery, it’s time to remove the rest of our phone. The next step is removing a couple more screws from inside of our phone, and then separating its internal components. You can access these by opening up your Samsung Galaxy S2, but be careful as there are small wires connecting everything.
Step 3 – Removing the Charging Connector from the Main Board
Before getting started, you’ll need to remove several screws from your Samsung Galaxy S22 phone. The most important one is underneath a SAMSUNG label on top of your Samsung Galaxy S22 phone; make sure you don’t lose that screw! Remove it and keep it in a safe place (preferably your wallet). Next, unscrew everything else from your device until all that’s left is a circuit board and a battery pack.
Step 4 – Removing The Back Casing
When you get your hands on a Samsung Galaxy S22 and want to access its inner components, you will need to remove its back casing. In order to do so, use your fingers or a plastic pry tool. Gently push up from below with one hand while pulling upwards with your other hand. The casing should come away easily.
Step 5 – Removing the Fingerprint Sensor/Home Button Assembly
Using your pry tool, or even your fingernail, lift up on the upper right corner of your home button assembly. Pry up until you can grab it with your fingers and carefully pull it out of its rubber stopper. Then, use your spudger or pry tool again and remove any remaining adhesive that holds it down. Note: The fingerprint sensor is still attached to a thin cable that connects it to various parts of your Samsung Galaxy S22 phone.
Step 6 – Removing The Front Camera and Earpiece Speaker
Remove The Battery Cover. Carefully remove the front facing camera and earpiece speaker with your hands by pulling them upwards and outwards from their housing slots. Make sure that you don’t pull these components out of their slots too forcefully or they might get damaged. Also make sure that you don’t drop these components onto a hard surface as it may damage them beyond repair.
If you do not want your phone’s screen damaged by force, we advise against doing any disassembling. However, as always with these things, if you are careful and know what you are doing then there should be no problems. If your battery is swollen, stop using it immediately – never attempt a DIY fix on a swollen battery. If your phone is still under warranty, take it in and get it repaired or replaced; try not to damage your Samsung Galaxy S22 phone further by disassembling it! Good luck!