The 2014 version of the Galaxy Note 10.1", running a Exynos 5 processor and 3 Gb of ram. Released October 2013.

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How can I replace the cracked screen

hello, how can i replace the cracked screen on my galaxy note 10.1 2014 edition?

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NO,IT IS NOT POSSIBLE to separate the lcd from the digitizer without cracking the lcd,I just broke it after reading all the blogs,watching all the U TUBE videos,including the 'silent' German movie which stops at the climax stage when he/she is about to give it way!What an UltraMoron.You should try so you can fail and end up buying the whole Assy.This is where I'm headed,you can save the first step of buying just the digitizerIncidentally mr Samsung told me about this dys impossibility..,or maybe was Mr Know Nothing ,Can I help You,I'll be happy to Help You,Have You Tried A Reboot?Do you Know The Last Four Digit of Your SS,,,Uh Here comes the German Again ??

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It is possible but very difficult.

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The screens are adhered together by a thick OCA, quite oily looking when removed. You are more than likely going to crack the LCD in the process as it is a strong bond even under a high (barely able to touch) temp separation it still takes ages to separate.

I Now have to tell my customer the bad new about their Note 10.1 2014 Edition :(.

So best to buy the sealed display unit if you are going to replace the screen.

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I bought a replacement digitizer/LCD assembly but it doesn't have the grey plastic frame attached to the back... Is it just a case of chipping the old LCD/digitizer assembly off the frame and gluing on the new one? Sorry for the noob question but I'm cacking it about ruining a £120 spares part!

If it helps anyone else, this video has no sound but shows complete disassembly all the way down to the LCD/digitizer/frame:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOzrRu8P...

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Thank you NJH for clearing that up but, Just to be clear. The 2014 Samsung Note 10.1 DOES USE A FULL SCREEN ASSEMBLY? Not just the digitizer? The digi/LCD come as one assembly. So when ordering the part.. dont waste your time ordering just a digitizer.. Too much headache and you will most likely break the LCD upon removal. Correct? I keep seeing contradictions and I have to order this part for a customer and i just want to be 100%. I see the above guide about a note 10.1 but that is not the tablet we have to repair.

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Pete Morrow - a New Digitiser / LCD Assemblies don't necessarily come with the adhesive (the black one that goes between the screen and the frame) it is a case of having to hunt for the adhesive as not all suppliers will supply this as standard. There are a number of adhesives you can use but I have always found them to be a weaker bond. The video you showed isn't a in my opinion, Not only is the video for the Note 3 and it is not finished as they haven't shown the next step of removing the screens. I'm sorry I cannot be of any more help.

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interstone696 - Unless you have the Skill / Patience and necessary tools and adhesives to do just the Digitiser repair I would suggest against trying this route for the 2014 Edition. I have found the standard Note 10.1 doesn't have the same level of adhesion between the Digitiser / LCD, most of the customers who come to me have bought the 2014 Edition, have seen YouTube videos and expect it to be a simple repair. Yet with knowing the difference between the models is always a powerful tool as those differences are important to know about, so I will always advise caution with the 2014 Edition and to make life easier for yourself by getting the Full Screen Assembly not just the Digitiser, unless you have the necessary expertise / equipment to carry out a Digitiser repair on the 2014 Edition.

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Extra Advice - I have seen people trying to cut corners by not re-adhering the screens together which if anyone knows about Air-Gap versus Bonded when it comes to Digitiser and LCD screens, they will know that by not bonding the screens together you or your Customer runs the risk of breaking the LCD through regular use (if that happens it will be the Repairer's fault, not the Customer) So if you are going to do this repair don't take the easy way out, do a proper job, after all if you have customers you are an expert and professional in this field. If you are still hesitant with this repair ask for advice for the repair's community, that's what it is there for.

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Hello,

I am assuming that you guys want to replace the cracked glass and not the LCD itself, since that is just too expensive and difficult and probably not worth it.

Removing the backplate is relatively easy (see for example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7PP4tCJ...).

Removing the glass from the frame is rather hard because as NJH mentioned it is attached to the front of the LCD with a really hard glue. It should be removed with heat and A LOT OF PATIENCE. Have a look at this and you will see how hard it is to remove the glass without breaking or scratching the LCD (this is for an older model but the process is simillar):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogVhYYak...

If you are not patient and have not done something similar in the past, don't try this.

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that link is good if u only want to replace the outer glass , it doesnt show how to replace the lcd

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In the past I purchased and replaced screens on a tab 3 and 4 with little trouble. Then I thought what the heck I can buy a 10.1 note 2014 with a cracked screen and save big $. As stated above I purchased just the digitizer and proceeded to try removing the cracked screen. It was then that I discovered what others have stated that the entire lcd and screen assembly were glued together with and extremely sticky glue! Since I was already past the point of no return I proceeded to separate the screen from the lcd. I was successful but it took heat and a lot of patience but I was successful. It took about 3 hours and another hour to clean the goo off the lcd. The lcd suffered only minor scratches. The unit turned on and looked fine. Next I'll add the digitizer and test again before securing with tape. I really don't know why Samsung had to complicated the repair to the extent they did. Maybe $$$! for the entire replacement assembly.

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As a followup to my comment above the repair was completed successfully. The unit works fine. I do have a small issue with some of the scratches on the lcd causing some lighter areas. This is only noticeable with certain scenes. I have two more units to do. This time I am trying a large plastic bondo spreader in the center to separate the screen from the lcd. I think this will eliminate the scratches. I'll stick with the metal separator on the edges.

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Bad news: you cannot just replace the digitiser because it is glued to the LCD. Replacing just the digitiser without the LCD is nearly impossible without expert tools (vacuum pump, UV glue and UV light). So if you want to repair the cracked screen you have to buy a replacement with the LCD.

You can lift the whole digitiser with the LCD using a guitar pick, some other prying tools and a heat gun:

-Pry the silver lining loose around the edges with the tools and set it aside

-Warm up the edges of the glass with a heat gun (stay away from the screen itself)

-stick the guitar pic between the glass and the body

-Twist and move a bit to the side, reheat, repeat.

Be very careful not to put the pick too much inwards (you can damage the LCD)

Be very careful not to cut the ribbons of the LCD and the digitzer with the pick.

It is a very precarious operation which I would not recommend for DIY, but if it is already broken and you don't have any warranty then you might give it a try.

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simply do not do it.just replace the whole screen.

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Hey there,

I just successfully changed just the digitizer on the galaxy note 10.1 2014 edition. I used 0.08mm molybdenum wire i bought on amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Nulink-Molybdenum-...

>First take off the back cover and disconnect the digitizer strip and the power connector. you can find tutorials on youtube of how to take off the back cover and disconnect the strips.

>Secondly use heat gun to heat around the edges of the tablet up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. you can begin to heat the screen itself just a bit.

>Thirdly use a guitar pick or a credit card or any stiff playing card and pry under the glass around the edges. do not remove the screen from the frame.

>next heat the screen up to 200 degrees Fahrenheit and begin to slide card between glass and lcd. Start from a corner. The glue should begin to raise up. When it has raised up enough that you can see the card under the glass slide the cutting wire under the glass and begin to slide it downwards in a sawing motion.

>Ensure you continue to apply heat the screen periodically to ensure it doesn't get cold on you.

>After completely removing the glass use finger to remove the glue or any glue removing tool. be gentle!

>remove old adhesive from edges and apply fresh adhesive.

I did not reapply loca because I did not want it to run under the lcd. With all the samsung phones that I've repaired the glue never got under the lcd, no matter how much glue I use, but I did not know what will happen with the tablet so did not want to take the chance.

all the best!

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Where did you get the replacement screen?

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You can have a look at Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tear down from ifixit~

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Teardown

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@Sophia, that's not the same device. This question is for the 2014 edition of the galaxy note tablet.

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oh, sorry about that. So there is no tear down guide about this device on ifixit? thanks!

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i did it seperated it with every business card in my wallet started with the paper cards then the plastic cards and then plastic razor blades. I used alcohol and q tips and plastic razor blades on the glue removal stage.... Dont get alcohol on the edges of the LCD because there is a thin tint layer that can begin to lift up and it messes EVERYTHING UP my corner looks a little bad but I'll have to say a overall nerve recking install.

If you aint got the dough give it a try but you betta not lift your seperating object in the direction of that lcd NO MATTER WHAT

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It is very possible to do this install. Like I said I did it. you have to use a heat gun and plastic credit cards and guitar pics.

just be careful with the alcohol when you clean the glue off. and leave all the adhesive around the edges unless your glass has new adhesive

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Very Possible?I would love to see a home video of somebody doing on this particular model(GALAXY NOTE 10.1 2014 Edition NOT THE TAB,THE TAB IS relatively easy I've done it ) Do you ever wonder why nobody has posted this video yet?

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Ive been looking around on every website I could find on how to replace the screen on the Samsung Note 10.1 2014 Edition. After connecting the dots, I'm glad to say I have successfully replaced it.

Follow the tutorial on how to disassemble the Note on Youtube. If you don't find the right Note edition, you might still be able to watch it and get a general idea on how to disassemble.

Items I used:

Heat gun

A card: preferably something thinner than a credit card. DL or school ID perhaps

tweezers

eraser

glass cleaner

double sided adhesive: 2 or 1 mm

replacement screen

micro flat-head screw driver

latex gloves

eye protection

This is a long and arduous process. It requires patients over all else.

Put on your glasses: small parts of the screen will break off and shoot at your eyes as you begin to pry at it.

Once the Note is successfully taken apart, use the heat gun and go along the edges around 6-8 inches away from the tablet. Be Careful NOT to over heat the tablet. Id say around 20 sec. You can always touch the screen to judge your heat application.

Than, get a very small flat-head and press it in between the screen and the frame of the tablet. The frame is grey, so you want to get under the black adhesive. Push down about a mm or so and pry GENTLY away from the frame (using the edge of the frame as leverage) and follow around the edges. Do this until you make it all around and follow through with another go-around, but this time (as you go deeper) you want to pry down until you get to the LCD, which is noticeable by a thin white frame around the screen itself. Keep your eyes in between the screen and the frame so you know when you've reached the LCD. I suggest this method because if you try to undo the adhesive up to the LCD at the first site, your more than likely to pry it along with the screen: which is more likely going to cause damage.

NOTE: Start at one of the top corners. Do NOT start at the bottom towards the button. Be very cautious at the bottom because you might cut the sensors leading to "back" and "settings" touch screen buttons. The actual, physical "home" button is just wedged into the frame on both sides by small rings and can easily be dislodged with a little pressure/pry.

Once you've cleared the edges, apply heat to the LCD screen (again, to-the-touch is preferred) than slide your card in and start a SLOW, "cutting" motion parallel to the screen. You can also just try to press the card down in between the screen and the LCD to separate it and pull out as you work your way around the tablet. Try to avoid bending the screen too much cause its gonna put pressure on the LCD at the angle and possibly damage it. Continue "cutting" around the edges but AVOID the button area (for the same reasons stated earlier). Keep the same concept in mind when you were prying the edges. Work your way around until the last part (which would be the button area) and slowly separate the screen from the LCD.

The screen is now off, but there is a lot of glue on the LCD. this is were I got the tweezers and started CAREFULLY picking at the glue chunks. Then, dab the screen with the glue you picked up off the screen. As you start dabbing, the glue will slowly get picked off onto your tweezers. be careful and take your time cause the tweezer edges can scrape the LCD as you do this.

Once most of the glue is off, lightly heat the LCD to slightly melt the leftover adhesive and use the eraser. LIGHTLY erase the blotches and use a cleaner to smear away the glue. I personally used coffee filters for the LCD cleaning but thats only because I had nothing else and I didn't want to get lint all over the sticky screen. Do this several times over until the LCD is cleaned. CAUTION: be careful not to let the cleaner seep into the edges of the LCD.

after the screen is cleaned, place the double sided sticky take on the sides and re-seal. I didn't us suction cups. however, what I found helpful is to center the button hole on the screen to the actual button.

NOTE: don't forget to place the "home" button back before mounting the new screen back on.

I have a small black blotch that is about a mm wide at the bottom of my screen now because I was a little too anxious and frustrated. Be very careful and don't rush. Hope this step-by-step guide helps. It might not be the quickest way, but it works.

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Once screen was separate, no glue was needed for it to reattach to the lcd?

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where did you order the replacement screen? by Raul P.

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Hallo, It's difficult or not to repair lcd screen galaxy note 10.1?

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Hello, is it possible to replace the hole lcd screen assembly of a samsung galaxy note 10.1 SM-P600, with an assembly for a SM-P601? I know one is the wifi only version, the another is 3G version i think.

Is ist possible?

Thanks in advance

ps: sorry for my bad english , its just my second lenguage

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