Announced in March 2015, and released April 10, 2015, the Galaxy S6 is the next flagship in the Galaxy line. The curved screen version is known as the Galaxy S6 Edge.

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Gluing the capacitive buttons to the back of the Screen assembly


I just finished disassembling the S6 of a friend for a screen-replacement and noticed that I damaged the cable going from the daughter-board to the menu button. Since the buttons are hard wired to the daughter-board I ordered a replacement online. The replacement is in used condition (i.e. comes from another phone) and doesn't include any adhesive to glue the buttons back to the screen assembly. I have no idea what kind of adhesive tape/liquid to use.

Does it have to be electrically conductive?

What thickness should I go with if I choose a tape?

Thanks for any help

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When you replace the charge port (which has the menu buttons on it) if you sit the cables down in their little cut-out positions and press the screen down that will be enough. The screen will put pressure on the buttons and it will be fine.

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buy a new charge port and it will have adhesive, why did you buy a used 1 when they are cheap new

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I bought the part in used condition because I wanted to makes sure it is an original part. The iFixit online store in Europe does not sell the part so I looked elsewhere. All the new ones seem to be knock-offs and I read mixed reviews on quite a few "original quality" parts on ebay and amazon. Any tips on the glue?


something like this should be fine


Great, gonna try this one out. As far as I see there is no electric conductivity or anything special about it. Are you confident that the buttons are going to work as expected?


should be fine as i think the touch is detected from the light being covered with a thumb or finger


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