CDMA version of the fourth generation iPhone. Repair is straightforward, but the front glass and LCD must be replaced as a unit. 16 or 32 GB / Model A1349 / CDMA compatibility.

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Do I remove the protective cover removed?

In step 37 B you show that you are raising the red protective cover from the display. Is this required? I am repairing an IPhone 4 CDMA and the red cover is still on there. Please help soon.

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Yes, remove the protective cover on the back of the new LCD assembly.

WARNING: Failure to remove the protective cover from the mirrored back of the display assembly will damage the LCD. There is a thermal pad installed on the iPhone frame that absorbs the heat from the LCD and disperses it though the frame, preventing the LCD from


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Thank you for the helpful info. I have now replaced two front displays and removed the transparent protective cover.


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