The Nexus 6 is an Android phone developed by Google and Motorola released in 2014 with a 6-inch display.

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screen repair without lcd or digitizer

I purchased the Motorola nexus 6 screen itself and I would like to repair my phone with ought removing the LCD or digitizer can you guys please post a repair guide to repair the nexus 6 screen for cracked phones. Do I just use a heat gun and carefully remove the adhesive from the screen like any other android phone?

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from where did you bought motorola nexus 6 screen?

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Isn't the display fused to the digitizer?

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I tried to do this repair.. Spent 4 hours being as careful as possible trying to remove the screen from the digitizer. It ended up cracking and I would say it is next to impossible to fix. Unfortunately your best bet is to just buy the LCD and digitizer.

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This is a 100% possible fix and can be done at home with very little spent in tools if you already have basic tools. This is not easy but if you are relatively comfortable with doing this type of work than you should definitely try it. You can separate the glass from the digitizer using some super thin (0.10mm) high tensile strength gold cutting wire. There is videos on YouTube showing the procedure but important is keeping the pressure towards the glass, not the digitizer, and taking your time. When you buy a new screen and digitizer, it is a 90% chance what you are actually buying is a refurbished display that someone else has done this same procedure to. After removing the cracked screen from the digitizer and cleaning off the old glue, you can bond the new screen on using LOCA glue and UV light. I use the same light that is used for doing nails in a beauty salon. you can pick one up for about 25-30 dollars on amazon. Then you can either keep it in your tool-set or give it to your wife/girlfriend to do her nails. I suggest trying this fix your self, with the tools it will cost you about $40... worst that happens is you ruin your digitizer, in which case you have to buy a new display for about $200, which is what you would of spent anyway if you didn't attempt it. I say it is well worth the knowledge.

Specialized tools needed:

UV Light

LOCA Glue

0.10mm gold cutting wire

new screen

heat source(heat gun, heat plate. heat pad or bag like the one that iFixIt.com sells would work very well. for loosening adhesive)

glue or double sided glue tape for re-assembly

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You can do your replacement as the steps from step 4 to step 6, and then step 10. Remember to release LCD screen connector before remove screen from motherboard.

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Hi feras, how was the screen repair going? Motorola is charging me $280 dollars for fixing the screen, my answer would be no way. But, I have to fix it eventually.

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$280 is a fair price at present, an lcd and digitizer assembly costs about $230, plus $50 for the repairing fee.

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Unfortunately, due to the screen being so thin a new digitizer must be bought with the screen.

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It should be easy if the back light is sealed like Samsung phones. I could do it if I had one.

Anyone want to donate their broken LCD to me lol?

I got invited to Project Fi so I think I might end up buying a cracked one and fixing it.

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It is possible to repair just the glass but I would rather leave it to the professionals. Would you rather spend $80 or $200 if you ended up breaking the LCD screen by doing it yourself? The chances are very high in breaking the LCD screen if you are a novice, because it is very difficult on this Nexus 6. I found a company on eBay that can do it for a very reasonable price: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nexus-6-Motorola...

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