Taking apart Acer Liquid E


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  1. erixon

    erixon Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Does anyone know if there are any instructions on taking these apart? I can probably figure it out, I used to work at a cell shop fixing a lot of phones and stuff, but it's always way easier when you can just watch a tutorial on how to do it. I bought my girlfriend one, it's a bit scratched up and might buy a new display and maybe housing on ebay. Also, is the Acer Liquid A1 or whatever pretty much the same phone? I just want to know for purchasing a display. Thanks.
     

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  2. HustlinDaily

    HustlinDaily Well-Known Member

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    Should work. They are basically the same phone with the E having twice the ram and 2.1 out of the box.

    Here is (kinda) a guide on replacing the LCD- Replacing the LCD - Android @ MoDaCo
     
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    Anyone know where to get more screen covers?
     
  4. Stan_Ice

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    Errmm. I got a Liquid E, Thai version, a week ago. I'm really scared of taking off the battery cover. When I try it it looks like three points of the lid are off but the last one is just going to snap. At this point I back down. Am I doing something wrong?

    If I break even a bit of that plastic I'm in for a long trip to the service center and a couple of weeks of wait.

    Just how does that back cover work? There are no moveable parts as far as I can see, just brute force.

    Once the phone reported sudden unmount of the CD card.

    I would think inserting it again, properly, should do the trick, but it's impossible without taking the back cover off.

    How do you do it, guys?
     
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    HustlinDaily Well-Known Member

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    Still no luck, I can lift that corner where the indentation is, I can run the nail across the top and hear a click, I can also run the nail down along the side, past the power button, and also get a couple of clicks but the bottom right corner, if you look at the phone's back, just wouldn't budge.

    Should I increase force until there's the last click at the bottom right corner, or do I completely misunderstand the whole business of pulling out half and then another half?

    The SD card is working, btw, but I still need to know how to open my phone.
     
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    HustlinDaily Well-Known Member

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    Don't run your nail down the power button, run it across the phone towards the volume rocker side. Take out the entire top side then just pull it out.
     
  8. Stan_Ice

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    Success!

    There was a click just as I passed the camera, I didn't dare to push that far before, it looked solid.

    Boy, these things are hard and expensive!
     

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