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Apple Watch Series 2, announced September 7th, 2016 and released September 16 2016.

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How to reinsert screen into holder

About a week ago the screen popped off my apple watch 2 because the battery was swollen, and after taking the watch apart following ifixits guide, I noticed that mine had come apart very different to those online.

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On all the guides I've seen the screen has come off in one piece however I appear to have 2, the screen itself and the outer rim. I can't seem to find a way other than to glue them together and there does not appear to be any support structure to help align them and it has basically 0 tolerance. Is this a one of a kind case or is there some way to attach them together without trying to eyeball it?

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I would probably just replace the screen entirely. Keep the original part though as Apple is known for locking features behind numbers software locked to the original parts.

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I went ahead and glued them together and it has worked well, buying another screen while this one still worked seemed a bit overkill for me especially considering the age of the watch

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My concern was the potential of lost functionality that can come with just gluing it together. Obviously up to you to solve it differently.

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