Huawei P8 lite - Replacing the back cover

The back of the enclosure is broken or scratched.

  • P8 lite
  • 2 Steps
  • Easy
  • 15 min.
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In this guide, we show you how to replace your Huawei P8 lite’s defective back cover. This repair can help if your back cover is broken or cracked, or you want a new color.

Required tools

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    Heat gun

    You can use a heat gun to heat parts that are glued on so they’re easier to remove. In most cases, you can also use a hairdryer.

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Getting started with the repair of your P8 lite

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2 steps
  1. Removing the back cover

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    1. Carefully disconnect the back cover from the enclosure frame. The back cover is hooked onto the frame at several points. Undo the hooks by inserting a pick between the back cover and the frame. Repeat this process for the entire device.
    2. Take the back cover off of your device.
  2. The right tools for your repair

    With the right tools, you will succeed in any repair. In our store you will find a large selection of professional quality tools.
  3. Attaching the back cover

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    1. Put the back cover back on.
    2. Use your finger to press it onto the entire frame so all the clips on the back cover click into place on the enclosure.
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