The fourth-generation Surface Pro tablet, released October 26th, 2015.

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Digitizer only replacement possible?

Is it possible to separate the LCD from the digitizer on a Surface Pro 4 tablet so I can just replace the glass, or does the LCD need to be replaced as well?

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Hey Jay,

It appears as though it is possible, though it is not feasible. You would have to buy re-laminating/refurbishing equipment (expensive!). This is due to the fact that the digitizer is secured to the lcd with a film adhesive that is difficult to remove. I would just recommend purchasing a new digitizer lcd assembly. You can replace it with this guide.

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-Tanner

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Surface Pro 4 LCD Screen and Digitizer

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is this type of screen common/becoming common? Because if it is I might need to invest in that sort of machinery anyways

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It is very common (especially in iPhones). However, I'm not actually sure if there are any consumer made laminators available for Surfaces. I know they are avalibe for iPhones (here's a good one - http://www.rewatechnology.com/solution/r...). But, this would cost you about $3,000+, so I wouldn't reccomend it unless you are looking to refurbish screens.

-Tanner

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thanks for the advice!

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