Salta al contenuto principale

Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement

Cosa ti serve

  1. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the SIM card tray: passo 1, immagine 1 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the SIM card tray: passo 1, immagine 2 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the SIM card tray: passo 1, immagine 3 di 3
    • Insert a SIM eject tool, bit, or a straightened paper clip into the small hole on the SIM card tray on the left edge of the phone.

    • Press firmly to eject the tray.

    • Remove the SIM card tray.

  2. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Heat the back panel glass: passo 2, immagine 1 di 1
    • Prepare an iOpener and apply it to the bottom edge of the back panel for one minute.

    • A hair dryer, heat gun, or hot plate may also be used, but be careful not to overheat the phone—the display and internal battery are both susceptible to heat damage.

  3. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Apply a suction cup: passo 3, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Apply a suction cup: passo 3, immagine 2 di 2
    • Apply a suction cup to the heated edge of the back panel by pressing down on it to create suction, as close to the edge as possible.

    • If your back glass is badly cracked, covering it with a layer of clear packing tape may allow the suction cup to adhere. Alternatively, very strong tape may be used instead of the suction cup. If all else fails, you can superglue the suction cup to the broken panel.

  4. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Insert an opening pick: passo 4, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Insert an opening pick: passo 4, immagine 2 di 2
    • Pull up on the suction cup with strong, steady force to create a gap between the back panel and the frame.

    • Depending on the age of your phone, this may be difficult. If you are having trouble, apply more heat to the edge and try again.

    • Insert the point of an opening pick into the gap.

  5. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Begin to slice the adhesive: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Begin to slice the adhesive: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Begin to slice the adhesive: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • Slide the opening pick across the bottom towards the left corner to slice the adhesive.

    • With the pick still inserted, slide it from the bottom left corner over to the bottom right corner to completely slice the bottom side adhesive.

    • Leave the pick inserted in the bottom right corner to prevent the adhesive from re-sealing.

  6. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Slice the lefthand-side adhesive: passo 6, immagine 1 di 1
    • Prepare an iOpener and apply it on the left edge of the phone for one minute.

  7. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 7, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 7, immagine 2 di 2
    • Insert a second opening pick underneath the back panel directly over the charge port.

    • Slide the opening pick to the bottom left corner of the phone.

  8. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 8, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 8, immagine 2 di 2
    • Slide the opening pick around the bottom left corner and across the left side of the phone to slice the adhesive.

    • The adhesive can be very gummy. Push the pick in and out in a sawing motion to help with slicing.

    • Stop when you reach the top left corner, near the camera, and leave the pick inserted.

  9. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Slice righthand-side adhesive: passo 9, immagine 1 di 1
    • Prepare an iOpener and apply it on the right edge of the phone for one minute.

  10. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 10, immagine 1 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 10, immagine 2 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 10, immagine 3 di 3
    • With the first two opening picks still in place, insert a third pick on the lower part of the righthand side.

    • Slide the opening pick up towards the top of the phone, slicing the right side's adhesive.

    • Stop when you reach the top right corner, and leave the pick inserted.

  11. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Slice the top-side adhesive: passo 11, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Slice the top-side adhesive: passo 11, immagine 2 di 2
    • Slide the third opening pick around the top right corner and across the top side of the phone, slicing the final strip of adhesive.

  12. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Lift up the back panel: passo 12, immagine 1 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Lift up the back panel: passo 12, immagine 2 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Lift up the back panel: passo 12, immagine 3 di 3
    • Once you have sliced around the perimeter of the phone, carefully lift the right edge of the back cover, opening it like a book.

    • Do not try to pull the panel all the way off yet, as it is still connected to the phone.

  13. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 13, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 13, immagine 2 di 2
    • Continue swinging open the back panel until you can rest it on the left edge the phone, being careful not to put any stress on the attached ribbon cable.

    • During reassembly, this is a good point to power on your phone and test all functions before re-sealing the back panel. Be sure to power your phone back down completely before you continue working.

  14. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the battery: passo 14, immagine 1 di 1
    Attrezzo utilizzato in questo passaggio:
    Magnetic Project Mat
    $19.95
    Compra
    • Remove the five T3 Torx screws securing the battery connector shield:

    • Four 4.0 mm screws

    • One 2.1 mm screw

    • Throughout this repair, keep track of each screw and make sure it goes back exactly where it came from.

  15. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 15, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 15, immagine 2 di 2
    Attrezzo utilizzato in questo passaggio:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
    Compra
    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the battery connector shield.

  16. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 16, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 16, immagine 2 di 2
    • Whenever you use the spudger near the battery, be very careful not to puncture the battery.

    • Using the pointed end of a spudger, pry the battery connector straight up from the motherboard to disconnect the battery.

    • To re-attach press connectors like this one, carefully align and press down on one side until it clicks into place, then repeat on the other side. Do not press down on the middle. If the connector is misaligned, the pins can bend, causing permanent damage.

  17. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 17, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 17, immagine 2 di 2
    • Using the flat end of a spudger, gently fold the battery cable over so it doesn't accidentally make contact during the rest of your repairs.

  18. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Disconnect the back panel connector: passo 18, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use a T3 Torx driver to remove the two 4 mm screws securing the back panel connector cover.

  19. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 19, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 19, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the back panel connector cover.

  20. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 20, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 20, immagine 2 di 2
    • Using the pointed end of a spudger, pry up and disconnect the back panel connector.

  21. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the back panel: passo 21, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the back panel.

    • During reassembly, follow this guide to install custom-cut adhesives for your device.

    • Follow this guide if you are using a pre-cut adhesive card.

  22. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the adhesive strips: passo 22, immagine 1 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the adhesive strips: passo 22, immagine 2 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the adhesive strips: passo 22, immagine 3 di 3
    • Pull on the yellow pull tab of the adhesive strip with steady force.

    • If the adhesive becomes hard to pull, you can roll it around a spudger and continue pulling.

    • Continue firmly pulling up on the adhesive strip with constant force. If you're using a spudger, spin it every so often to keep the exposed section of the pull tab as short as possible.

    • This may take a lot of force.

    • These adhesive pull tabs are very prone to snapping in half during this process. Pull as slowly as possible.

    • If the adhesive pull tabs are not stretching, fill a plastic dropper or syringe with high concentration (>90%) isopropyl alcohol and apply a few drops under the left edge of the battery. Give the alcohol a minute to weaken the battery adhesive.

    • Continue this process for each of the three pull tabs, until all are either out or have snapped in half.

  23. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the battery: passo 23, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the battery: passo 23, immagine 2 di 2
    • If the battery tabs snapped during removal, insert an opening pick on the upper right edge of the battery, slicing the adhesive underneath.

    • Even if you successfully removed all three adhesive pull tabs, using an opening pick to dislodge the battery may be helpful.

    • Don't insert the opening pick on or anywhere below the grip sensor cable, as the pick can damage the charge port flex cable located underneath the battery.

  24. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 24, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 24, immagine 2 di 2
    Attrezzo utilizzato in questo passaggio:
    Tesa 61395 Tape
    $5.99
    Compra
    • Do not reuse the battery if it has been deformed or damaged, as doing so is a potential safety hazard. Replace it with a new battery.

    • Lift the battery up and away from the phone to remove it. You may need to peel the battery away from any leftover adhesive tabs.

    • If there's any alcohol solution remaining in the phone, carefully wipe it off with a lint-free cloth or allow it to air dry before installing your battery.

    • To install a replacement battery:

    • If you're using stretch release adhesive, apply them onto the battery. Otherwise, apply some double-sided tape, or pre-cut adhesive strips in the phone's battery well, being careful not to cover the charge port flex cable. Peel away any tape liners to expose the adhesive.

    • Temporarily re-connect the battery's connector to the motherboard socket. This ensures that the battery is properly positioned.

    • Lay the battery in place and press firmly.

    • Disconnect the battery connector from its motherboard socket and resume re-assembly.

  25. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the vibration motor cover: passo 25, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the two T3 Torx screws securing the vibration motor cover:

    • One 4.2 mm screw

    • One 4.4 mm shouldered screw

  26. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 26, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 26, immagine 2 di 2
    Attrezzo utilizzato in questo passaggio:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
    Compra
    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the vibration motor shield.

  27. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the loudspeaker: passo 27, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the two T3 Torx screws securing the loudspeaker:

    • One 4.2 mm screw

    • One 4.4 mm shouldered screw

  28. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 28, immagine 1 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 28, immagine 2 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 28, immagine 3 di 3
    Attrezzo utilizzato in questo passaggio:
    Tesa 61395 Tape
    $5.99
    Compra
    • Use a pair of tweezers to slide the loudspeaker towards the top of the phone to clear the retention clip.

    • Remove the loudspeaker.

    • Before you install a replacement loudspeaker, check the adhesive gasket:

    • If it is in good condition, you can re-use the gasket. Make sure that the gasket does not cover the exit hole.

    • If the gasket is pulled out of place, remove it and replace the adhesive with a pre-cut strip or Tesa tape.

  29. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 29, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 29, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the charging cable connector by prying it straight up from the motherboard.

  30. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Isolate the charging assembly: passo 30, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Isolate the charging assembly: passo 30, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the antenna press connector from the charging assembly by pulling it straight up from the motherboard.

  31. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 31, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 31, immagine 2 di 2
    • Disconnect the vibration motor connector from the charging assembly.

  32. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 32, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 32, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use a T3 Torx driver to remove the two 2.1 mm screws securing the charging assembly to the frame, one on the left side and one on the bottom side.

  33. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the charging assembly: passo 33, immagine 1 di 2 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement, Remove the charging assembly: passo 33, immagine 2 di 2
    • Peel back the ribbon cable that's adhered to the phone's frame. It's secured with some light adhesive.

  34. Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 34, immagine 1 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 34, immagine 2 di 3 Google Pixel 4 Charging Assembly Replacement: passo 34, immagine 3 di 3
    • Remove the charging assembly.

    • If your replacement charging assembly doesn't come with the white antenna cable, you'll need to transfer it to your new part.

Conclusione

Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Answers community for help.

Altre 14 persone hanno completato questa guida.

Carsten Frauenheim

Membro da: 03/10/20

119.024 Reputazione

341 Guide realizzate

Team

iFixit Membro di iFixit

Staff

140 Membri

18.146 Guide realizzate

2 Commenti

Be careful at step 5 to not force too much, as I broke a bit of my back panel, but I guess it's because it was already weakened by some falls.

In step 13, the back panel didn't come with the sticker, but did with the back panel connector which didn't stay connected to the inside of the phone.

One 4.0 mm screw was missing before I even used the T3 Torx.

It seems like my Pixel 4 was a refurbished one, as I didn't have the yellow adhesive strips of step 22.

For the reassembly, I highly recommand you to do step 31 and step 29 before the step 33 and do not forget to press down sides, as advised in step 16. Reconnecting the white antenna cable to the replacement charging assembly and to the inside of the phone was a bit tricky and I think I succeeded only thanks to luck.

Repairing the phone took me about nearly 3 hours, 40-50 minutes were used into the disassembly. It was my first reparation with an Ifixit guide.

Luigi - Replica

Great guide. It was straight forward, and quite easy. Removing the adhesive was the most time consuming part, but thankfully the links to access the custom cut adhesive application tutorials made it easy.

The trickiest bit was removing the white antenna, since I wasn't sure how it was attached until I pulled out a magnifier! But even that was not difficult. I used tweezers to push open the tiny metal clips that hold it on the middle.

Lizette Rincon - Replica

Aggiungi Commento

Visualizza Statistiche:

Ultime 24 Ore: 7

Ultimi 7 Giorni: 39

Ultimi 30 Giorni: 168

Tutti i Tempi: 7,084