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This is a dismantling manual for a coin design vibration motor on the basis of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, according to get the tungsten.

  1. You see the front and the back of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua You see the front and the back of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
    • You see the front and the back of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

  2. Place the phone face down, and use a hair dryer or heat gun to heat the back Surface, to soften the adhesive.
    • Place the phone face down, and use a hair dryer or heat gun to heat the back Surface, to soften the adhesive.

    • Attach a suction cup to the back of the phone by pushing down on it near the top of the phone.

    • While Pulling on the suction cup, slide a thin object between the back cover and the phone. Slide it around the edges to break the adhesive seal.

    • Remove the back cover by pulling it from the phone

  3. Take off the copperband Take off the copperband
    • Take off the copperband

  4. Unhook the battery connector
    • Unhook the battery connector

    • Pry the battery from the phone with a thin tool. There is a small amount of adhesive underneath the battery, so a bit of force is required

    • Remove the battery

  5. Close to the bottom of the phone, unscrew the two phillips head screws
    • Close to the bottom of the phone, unscrew the two phillips head screws

    • Remove the black plastic strip to reveal the speaker assembly and the vibrating motor. They are hooked underneath the circuit board beneath, force will be required to pry it out.

    • Unplug the microphone connector

    • Remove the whole module

  6. If you flip over the module, you will see the cylindrical design vibration motor Remove it from the module
    • If you flip over the module, you will see the cylindrical design vibration motor

    • Remove it from the module

  7. Now you have the single vibrating motor
    • Now you have the single vibrating motor

    • To get the tungsten, you have to open the metalcase

  8. Erase the adhesive foil from the bottom metal housing
    • Erase the adhesive foil from the bottom metal housing

    • Open the metal housing by clamping the housing into metal pliers, see red dashed line

    • Get between the opened case with a thin screwdriver and remove the upper metal housing from the bottom metal casing

  9. Here you see from left to right the upper metal housing, tungsten ring counterweight, wave spring, neodymium boron magnet, bottom metal housing with contacts and copper coil, adhesive foil
    • Here you see from left to right the upper metal housing, tungsten ring counterweight, wave spring, neodymium boron magnet, bottom metal housing with contacts and copper coil, adhesive foil

    • After removing the case, the tungsten ring is wedged on the bottom housing

    • Take off the tungsten ring with a sharp thin tool and withdraw the coil (using a pincer) which is mounted on the tungsten counterweight

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