Since I was a kid, I have been taking things apart to get a closer look at their inner workings, especially mechanical and electronic devices. I have a background in media design and a Bachelor of Engineering in Audio-Visual Media. I joined iFixit Europe in 2014 as a customer service representative, supported our European event management by planning and attending several maker fairs and repair cafés. Since starting the European content team in 2016, I am once again focusing on taking things apart by documenting device disassemblies for teardowns and repair guides.
Teardowns I've Worked On
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Guides I've Contributed To
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Guides I've Helped Translate
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My Favorite Guides
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Answer to "What's the RAM and The Battery like?"Hi Akshat, the iPhone 12 mini will most like feature 4 GB of RAM and the battery is expected to offer 2227 mAh. For the exact and definitive specs and differences to the other models you might want to check out our Teardown which is coming soon ;)
Answer to "My watch doesn't keep charge"I suppose you made sure that there are no plastic covers over the charger or debris which could interrupt the charging. I also guess that you checked that the watch is actually charging when placed on the charger. That said you could try and force restart the watch (once while off the charger and once while on the charger) to see if that solves the issue.
Answer to "Where to get a replacement bezel gasket for the Galaxy Watch?"You might be lucky here: https://rounded.com/samsung-galaxy-watch-46mm-sm-r800-sm-r805-gasket-gh82-17604a.html
Answer to "Where is the smart cover sensor on the phone?"Hi THBE, not sure where the magnet on the smart cover sits. You might want to check the position of the magnet (using a paper clip maybe) and then look for any sort of sensor in the phone at the respective position. I can imagine that maybe the small extension of the loudspeaker unit (bottom left next to the USB charging board) that extends to the side might carry an extra sensor. There are also two magnets on the left rear edge of the phone assembly when opened (right edge when looking at it from the back with the back cover off), but that would be inverse to how a smart cover usually works.
Answer to "Temperature warning message 95°"This could indicate a malfunctioning bowl or internal a malfunction on the circuitry. The message information from Thermomix indicates to contact customer care if “… the lid does not open OR the bowl feels cold to the touch and the LED is red”. Try using a friend’s bowl if possible to see if this one works. To get the malfunctioning bowl out you might need to manually open the locking handles by turning the TM5 off, opening the rear cover and loosening the lock handles. The TM5 Teardown might come in handy here although it is not a repair guide—proceed with caution.
Answer to "Apple watch series 5 force touch sensor"Hi Rafal. Unfortunately, the connectors of the Series 4 and Series 5 Force Touch Sensors are different (connector pins and length), so they are not compatible. The driver for the plate screw would be a Tripoint #000.
Answer to "Using a Mate 20X battery in a Mate 20X 5G?"Telling from the position of the battery connector I’d say it is not possible to equip the 5G model with the 5000mAh of the Mate 20X. The connector of the Mate 20X is almost dead center whereas the 5G is towards the right without any slack on the battery cable. Not sure about the actual physical dimensions and the number of connector pins.
Answer to "Updating Watch OS and/or pairing fails with a new display"Did you try hard resetting with the new display? If that does not work you may want to try unpairing/factory resetting with the old display on and then perform the swap again.
Answer to "Comment sortir la carte SIM du fairphone 3?"First, remove the back cover and the battery. Then push in the sim card and the spring mechanism will make it come out a bit. Now you can grab and remove the sim card completely.
Answer to "Inhalt der Speicherkarte extern sichern"Wir konnten den Inhalt der Speicherkarte herunterladen und haben eine *.ogg Datei (16,2MB) in einem der CONTENT-Ordner gefunden. Diese in VLC abgespielt hatte jedoch keinen Inhalt (kein Ton). Möglicherweise genügt es als backup die ganze Ordnerstruktur auf eine andere Speicherkarte zu kopieren und in die Toniebox zu packen. Es ist allerdings möglich, dass die Speicherkarte eine bestimmte Formatierung benötigt, um von der Toniebox gelesen zu werden. Daher vielleicht erst die neue Karte in die Toniebox packen und eine beliebige Geschichte runterladen (damit die Karte formatiert wird). Dann die Karte mit dem backup ersetzten und wieder installieren. Falls das schon jemand versucht oder geschafft hat, gerne die Information teilen :)
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