The midframe is scratched or broken.

In this guide, we show you how to remove your Moto X Play’s midframe. You need to remove the midframe if it’s damaged or destroyed.

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Getting started with the repair of your Moto X Play

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8 steps
  1. Turning off your Motorola Moto X Play

    Moto X Play - Turning off your Motorola Moto X Play 01
    Moto X Play - Turning off your Motorola Moto X Play 02
    1. Turn off your device by holding down the power button until the “Power off” option appears.
    2. Use your finger to confirm that you want to shut down your Moto X Play and wait until the screen goes blank.
  2. Removing the SIM card tray

    Moto X Play - Removing the SIM card tray 01
    Moto X Play - Removing the SIM card tray 02
    1. Remove the SIM tray from your device by pressing a SIM tool or straightened paperclip into the little hole.
    2. Once the tray is sticking out of the enclosure a little, you can pull it out along with the cards.
  3. Removing the back cover

    Moto X Play - Removing the back cover 01
    Moto X Play - Removing the back cover 02
    1. There is a long slot in the lower left corner of the back cover. You can stick your fingernail or a tool into it and disconnect the back cover from your device.
    2. The cover is hooked onto the chassis at several points. Undo all the hooks and remove the back cover from your device.
  4. Removing the midframe

    Moto X Play - Removing the midframe 01
    Moto X Play - Removing the midframe 02
    1. Remove the seventeen screws that attach the midframe to the device.
      17 x 3.1 mm T3 Torx screw
    2. Remove the midframe. The two buttons for the power button and the volume rocker switch might fall out in the process. If they don’t fall out, you can remove them afterwards.
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  6. Installing the midframe

    Moto X Play - Installing the midframe 01
    Moto X Play - Installing the midframe 02
    1. Put the midframe back on the device and make sure it’s positioned so all the openings are over the threaded holes in the device.
    2. Use the seventeen screws to attach the midframe to the device.
      17 x 3.1 mm T3 Torx screw
  7. Installing the control buttons

    Moto X Play - Installing the control buttons 01
    Moto X Play - Installing the control buttons 02
    Moto X Play - Installing the control buttons 03
    1. Don’t forget to install the two buttons for the power button and the volume rocker switch again. Position the two buttons as shown in the first picture to insert them into the openings. You will hear the buttons click into place in the enclosure.
  8. Attaching the back cover

    Moto X Play - Attaching the back cover 01
    Moto X Play - Attaching the back cover 02
    1. Put the back cover back in its original position on the device.
    2. Press the back cover on all over until you hear all the hooks on the device click into place.
  9. Inserting the SIM card tray

    Moto X Play - Inserting the SIM card tray 01
    Moto X Play - Inserting the SIM card tray 02
    1. Insert the SIM tray back into your device. Make sure it’s aligned properly.
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