How to Expand iPhone 8 Storage From 64GB to 256GB


You’re not very likely to worry about running out of storage if you’ve got a large capacity iPhone, but Apple charges a lot for bigger memory. Is there an alternative to upgrade your iPhone storage? Check this article out, we upgrade the iPhone 8 storage from 64GB to 256GB. Hope you enjoy our sharing.


Step 1. Function Test

To expand the iPhone 8 storage, we should test the function works well of the device.

Step 2. Motherboard Removal

To remove the motherboard, we must turn off and disassemble the iPhone.

Step 3. Tear Down the Hard Disk

Remove the hard disk in current position from the motherboard and remember to clean it up.

Step 4. Date Transfer

Use the hard disk programmer to back up transfer the date to a new hard disk (with 256GB storage) .

Step 5. Hard Disk Reballing

Set the soldering net in current position and reball the hard disk.

Step 6. Reassemble the New Hard Disk

Clean the motherboard and reassemble the new hard disk (256GB).

Step 7. Reassemble & Test

Install the motherboard and restore the iPhone 8. Finally, the iPhone 8 storage has been successfully upgraded from 64GB to 256GB, case closed.


Please refer to below detailed video:

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Tools & Materials used in this video:

Solder flux ×1;

Soldering iron ×1;

Hot air gun ×1;

Microscope ×1;

Multimeter ×1;

Tweezer ×1;

Solder paste ×1;

Rosin ×1;

PCB cleaner ×1;

Cleanroom wipes ×1;

Desoldering braid/solder wick ×1;

Hard disk programmer ×1;

Soldering net ×1;











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