Fairphone 2: Replace a Module

The Fairphone 2 was designed to allow you to replace the parts that are more prone to failures and accidents.
Some repairs, like replacing the display or battery don’t even require any tool. For others - like the rear camera, receiver, and speaker units - you will only need a Phillips screwdriver.

The relevant screws are color-coded in blue so you know which ones to remove.

The Fairphone 2 Bottom Modules and Top Modules are sold out. We offer Refurbished Fairphone 2 Bottom Modules, but not via our online shop. We offer them as part of a repair which requires to send in the whole device. The costs are not covered by the manufacturing warranty. If you are interested in a Fairphone 2 Refurbished Bottom Module repair, contact our Customer Support so they can start a repair procedure for you.


Where to find a Phillips screwdriver

Check your toolbox, they usually include one. You may have fixed one of the arms of your glasses with such a screwdriver. Otherwise, you may find one at your local tool store or on the web. Please note, Phillips is not a brand name, but a screw shape.


How to replace a Fairphone 2 Module

Check out our video tutorial on ‘how to replace a module’ to help walk you through the process:

In the video above you see how to replace the top module of a Fairphone 2.

iFixit also offers guides for each separate module:

* The Fairphone 2 Bottom Module is permanently sold out. If you need a repair, we offer Refurbished Fairphone 2 Bottom Modules as part of a repair which requires to send in the whole device

Note that if you are willing to replace a core module, and your phone is still in warranty, you need to contact us first. Make sure to mention the reason why you want to replace your core module.

When you’re still uncertain about a specific repair, or you want to start a repair via us, you can always contact our Customer Support.

Have fun!