Samsung Galaxy S10 - Replace the vibration motor

Replace the vibration motor of your Galaxy S10

  • Galaxy S10
  • 16 Steps
  • Difficult
  • 90 min.
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Introduction

Is the vibration motor of your Galaxy S10 no longer working? Replace it yourself with this guide.

Required tools

  • Hartplastik-Plektren

    Hartplastik-Plektren

    You need a flat but stable tool such as a pick to pry out parts that are glued in place.

    €1.00 at the iDoc store
  • Heat gun

    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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  • For storing screws

    For storing screws

    We recommend storing your screws so you don’t mix up the various screws and small parts.

    €10.00 at the iDoc store
  • iFlex opening tool

    iFlex opening tool

    Die kleinen Teile in deinem Smartphone auseinanderzukriegen kann eine sehr große Arbeit bedeuten. Die Klinge des kompakten aber stabilen iFlex hat eine Dicke von nur 0,15 mm, sodass es auch in den kleinsten Spalten reinpasst, beispielsweise zwischen dem Display und dem Rahmen oder unter dem Logicboard. Das praktische iFlex ist aus hochwertigem rostfreiem Stahl und liegt gut in der Hand. Damit ist es der perfekte Helfer bei jeder Smartphone-Reparatur.

    €9.00 at the iDoc store
  • iPlastix

    iPlastix

    Dein Smartphone zu öffnen kann eine sehr empfindliche Angelegenheit sein. Die Klinge des biegsamen aber stabilen iPlastix hat eine Dicke von nur 0,15 mm, sodass es auch in den kleinsten Spalten reinpasst, beispielsweise zwischen dem Display und dem Rahmen oder unter dem Logicboard. Das praktische iPlastix ist aus biegsamem Kunststoff und liegt gut in der Hand. Damit ist es der perfekte Helfer bei jeder Smartphone-Reparatur.

    €9.00 at the iDoc store
  • Tweezers

    Tweezers

    We recommend using tweezers to remove screws and various small parts from your device.

    €16.00 at the iDoc store
  • Plastic prying tool

    Plastic prying tool

    You need a flat plastic prying tool to disconnect the various plugs and connectors.

    €1.00 at the iDoc store
  • Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    You need the right screwdriver for removing PH00 screws.

    €10.00 at the iDoc store

Required replacement part

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 Vibrationsmotor

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Vibrationsmotor

    Wenn du deinen Ton auf stumm stellst, und dennoch Anrufe und eingehende Nachrichten nicht verpassen möchtest, stellst du den Vibrationsmodus ein. Wenn du trotz Touchscreen auf haptisches Feedback deines Samsung Galaxy S10 nicht verzichten möchtest, sorgt der Vibrationsmotor für die gewünschte Reaktion. Diese Funktionen sind - wenn man ehrlich ist- verzichtbar. Aber wie heißt es? Der Mensch ist ein Gewohnheitstier. Hast du dich einmal an diese Einstellungen gewöhnt, möchtest du sie nicht mehr missen. Auch nicht, wenn dieses kleine Bauteil defekt ist. Als Ersatz bieten wir dir einen Original Samsung Vibrationsmotor an, den du einfach selber austauschen kannst.

    €8.00 at the iDoc store
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Getting started

If you get stuck or have questions, you can post a comment for each step. We’d be happy to help.

16 steps
  1. Switching off your device

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    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 device and wait until the screen goes blank.

    Click the small Play button in the top right of an image to play a video for each step.

  2. Removing the back cover

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    1. The back cover’s heavily glued to the chassis. Heat the device evenly with hot air to soften the glue. A temperature of 60 - 80°C should be sufficient. As a rule of thumb, you should still be able to touch your device without it being uncomfortably hot.
    2. The easiest way to loosen the back cover is to use a flat and flexible tool such as the iPlastix or iFlex. You will also need several picks to unstick the back cover all around.
    3. Heat the spot where you start and place a flat tool between the back cover and the frame.

    The iPlastix is made of plastic, so it won't scratch the device. On the other hand, it's very soft and tricky to insert. The iFlex makes it easier to get into the gap between the glass and the frame because it's made of very thin, stable metal. But it also makes it easier to scratch the frame of your device. To get into the gap initially, you can use the iFlex and then continue with the iPlastix as soon as possible.

    Be extra careful, the back cover can break very easily. If necessary, apply the heat several times and try again. Removing the back cover might take half an hour. Take a little more time and work carefully to make sure you don't break anything.

    1. Once the tool is inserted, stick a pick into the gap to keep it open. Then run the tool around the entire edge to gradually loosen the glue.
    2. Then heat the next part and insert the picks one by one.
    Use a suction cup to lift the glass if you can’t find anywhere to insert the tool.

    Be careful not to insert your tool too far and not to move the backcover too much back and forth while it is still lying down flat. An edge on the inside of the back cover can otherwise damage the pulse sensor cover.

  3. Removing the plastic cover

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    • 8 × 3,9 mm Phillips
    1. Loosen the Phillips screws that secure the cover. The wireless charging coil and NFC antenna are attached to the plastic cover.
    2. The cover is hooked into the top of the housing and the lower part is lightly glued on. Carefully slide a flat tool under the attached areas and loosen them.
    3. Now you can remove the cover together with the coil.
  4. Disconnecting the battery

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    • Battery connector
    1. Using the spudger, carefully disconnect the battery contact from the motherboard.

    Always lever from a side where there are no small components on the motherboard. This avoids unintentional damage to capacitors or ICs.

  5. Removing the speaker

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    • 7 × 3,9 mm Phillips
    1. Loosen the Phillips screws that secure the speaker and then remove it.
    2. You can loosen the speaker more easily by lifting it up a little at the openings at the side. The openings are marked with small triangular arrows.
  6. Removing the front-facing camera

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    • Camera connector
    1. Now disconnect the front camera connector using a spudger.
    2. Pry it up from the free side where there are no PCB components.
    3. Then take the camera out of its holder.
  7. Removing the mainboard

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    • 3 × 3,7 mm Phillips
    • Headphone connector
    • Display connector
    1. Using the spudger, carefully disconnect the marked contacts from the motherboard.
    2. Remove the several Phillips screws.
    3. Take the SIM card holder out.
    4. Now you can carefully remove the motherboard. Make sure it doesn’t get caught on the connectors you already disconnected.
    5. Then set the board aside in a safe place.
    There's a small plastic pin in the opening of the SIM tray. Make sure it doesn't fall out.
  8. Copy of Removing the vibration motor

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    1. The vibration motor is glued to the enclosure. Carefully detach the motor by inserting your tool between the enclosure and the motor.

    Do not lever on the side with the golden contacts, as these can easily break off.

  9. Inserting the vibration motor

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    1. Put the vibration motor in the little round opening on side of the case.
    2. Use your fingers to press the motor firmly into place.
  10. Inserting the mainboard

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    • Display connector
    • Headphone connector
    • 3 × 3,7 mm Phillips
    1. Take the motherboard and carefully place it into the device. Be careful not to pinch any cables. Bend all connectors to the side.
    2. First place the board at the bottom and press the charging socket into its opening. Then press the board down until it is correctly positioned everywhere.
    3. Insert the SIM card holder. If it's stuck, don't push it in with force. In this case check if the mainboard is correctly seated.
    4. Then fasten the screws of the motherboard.
    5. Finally reconnect all connectors.
  11. Installing the front-facing camera

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    • Camera connector

    Insert the front camera and attach its connector.

    Make sure that all protective films are removed and that the lens of the camera is dust free.

  12. Installing the speaker

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    • 7 × 3,9 mm Phillips
    1. Then place the speaker back over the USB port, press it in and screw it tight.
    2. Make sure it's latched in at the bottom.
  13. Connecting the battery

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    • Battery connector
    1. Connect the battery to the motherboard. Press the contact onto the connection on the motherboard until you hear it click into place.
  14. Installing the plastic cover

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    • 8 × 3,9 mm Phillips
    1. Put the cover with the antenna back in the enclosure after hooking it onto the top of the enclosure.
    2. Then press the cover with your fingers until it clicks gently into place.
    3. Fasten the phillips screws.
  15. Testing the device

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    1. Turn on your device and test it with the integrated test mode.
    2. Access the test mode by dialing *#0*#
    3. Follow the instructions and test the screen, the cameras and the sensors

    Test especially all functions of the part you replaced.

  16. Attaching the back cover

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    If the adhesive on the back cover is still intact, you can seal your device without using a new adhesive frame.

    1. Put the back cover back in its original position.
    2. Press the back cover on all over so the glue will stick.

    You can also heat your device with hot air and then clamp it or weight it down with a couple books so the glue will stick better.

    If you install a new backcover, now remove the last protective films from the adhesive surfaces.
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