Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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How to remove broken display

I have great problems getting the display released from the phone after removing the two pentalope screws.

When the display is broken I can not get a vacuum formed under my suction cup and get the display lifted.

Surely there most be some great tips for solving this. Any suggestions from you guys?

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there is a plastic frame around the glass.

i use a dental pick to pry in the plastic and pull the screen up.(start at the bottom) be sure not to touch the aluminum frame. as it will dent very fast. as soon as you pull it high enough you will create a little gap. insert a plastic guitar pick. this can be a little tricky using only 2 hands.

insert a second guitar pick and slide it along the edges..

this is for me the easiest way to remove a broken screen without damaging the oh so fragile ;-) back cover

have a nice repair

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Hi both

Thank you for your responses. I will try them both and let you know how it goes.

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martin, I use some really sticky duct tape to pull it of.

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I put a piece of clear packing tape over my cracked screen to get the suction cup to work. It's really quite tight, the guitar pick is a great idea.

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Clear packing tape worked great, thanks for the tip!

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Using scotch tape, you can lift LCD successfully.

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Bottom left of the phone insert a pointy pry tool there is a gap on the screen itself

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martin will be eternally grateful.
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