SonyEricsson K530i Mobile Cell Phone Take Apart & Repair Guide
Here are disassembly instructions for the Sony/Ericsson K530i mobile phone. You need a Torx 7 screwdriver, and a small Phillips (CrossHead) screwdriver.
[contrib/sony_ericsson_k530i/pics/sony_ericsson_k530i_phone_repair_05.jpg File:Sony ericsson k530i phone repair 05 thumb.jpg] Take the battery cover off.
[contrib/sony_ericsson_k530i/pics/sony_ericsson_k530i_phone_repair_06.jpg File:Sony ericsson k530i phone repair 06 thumb.jpg] Take out the battery and SIM card.
[contrib/sony_ericsson_k530i/pics/sony_ericsson_k530i_phone_repair_07.jpg File:Sony ericsson k530i phone repair 07 thumb.jpg] Take the top dark gray cover off (it's held by 4 clips, just lift the side away by the memory slot or the volume button with a screwdriver or fingernail).
[contrib/sony_ericsson_k530i/pics/sony_ericsson_k530i_phone_repair_08.jpg File:Sony ericsson k530i phone repair 08 thumb.jpg] Unscrew the 4 Torx screws (size T7).
[contrib/sony_ericsson_k530i/pics/sony_ericsson_k530i_phone_repair_09.jpg File:Sony ericsson k530i phone repair 09 thumb.jpg] Remove the front cover (3 clips on either side, lift to unclip as above). Starting on the R side is probably easier (clip by the 6 key, the lower edge of the screen, and the magnifying glass).
[contrib/sony_ericsson_k530i/pics/sony_ericsson_k530i_phone_repair_10.jpg File:Sony ericsson k530i phone repair 10 thumb.jpg] Remove the 2 Phillips screws at either end of the keyboard and screen.
[contrib/sony_ericsson_k530i/pics/sony_ericsson_k530i_phone_repair_13.jpg File:Sony ericsson k530i phone repair 13 thumb.jpg] Release the clips at the sides and end to release the main PCB.
Disclaimer and Copyright
Warning: These instructions are given without any warranty. They don't have to be complete or correct. Don't do any of the following steps if you're not sure of what you're doing. You could damage your mobile cellular phone and you WILL lose your warranty. Everything you do will be at your own risk.
All the pictures and explanations are a courtesy of David Mckenzie.