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Philips screw stuck. How I fixed it!

I could not be heard when I phoned people. I ran the tests : microphone was dead. I am used to dismanteling fairphones but one philips screw, that attaches the bottom module to the mother board wouldn’t turn. It was absolutely, complety stuck.
I tried dismanteling the mother board and trying to pull out the screw holding the metal bolt that it was fixed to but that didn’t work.
So I drilled through the screw with a n° 2 size metal drill bit. That did the job without any damage to the rest of the phone. Hoping this can help someone!

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I’ve had the same issue, except it was stuck in the module. The module came off. So I could not use it in the new module. After I received a new screw (+ backups), I got my new module attached correctly (it worked regardless, it seemed). Eventually, a year or so later, I was able to unstuck the screw which I tried by sheer coincidence.