Introduction

If your device's screen display is distorted, cracked, flickers, or has tiny dots, replacing the screen will probably solve these issues.

Turn over the laptop to view the underside.
  • Turn over the laptop to view the underside.

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Use tweezers (or a similar tool) to slide the orange push pin. To release the battery, push it to the left.
  • Use tweezers (or a similar tool) to slide the orange push pin. To release the battery, push it to the left.

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You can lift the battery up and out now.
  • You can lift the battery up and out now.

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Position the laptop so you have a clear view of the front of the screen.
  • Position the laptop so you have a clear view of the front of the screen.

  • Remove the two screw covers at the bottom sides of the screen casing using a flat tool.

  • Remove the two 5.0 mm Phillips screws. They will be directly underneath the screw covers.

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Deck the Halls
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Use a flat tool,  to pry open along every side of the front casing of the screen.
  • Use a flat tool, to pry open along every side of the front casing of the screen.

  • It will require a small amount of force to grudge open. Make sure every side of the casing is loose before removing it.

  • You should use a metal pry tool only if you are unsuccessful with a plastic one. The metal tool could cause damage to your device.

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Remove the front casing.
  • Remove the front casing.

  • Remove the four 5.0 mm Phillips screws located next to every corner of the screen.

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After removing the screws, gently place the screen on top of the keyboard.
  • After removing the screws, gently place the screen on top of the keyboard.

  • Do not attempt to remove the screen yet since it is not fully disconnected from the laptop.

  • You may use a piece of cloth or similar material beneath the new screen to avoid scratching it with the other surface.

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Gently remove the tape that covers the connector cable, as highlighted in the first picture. With a flat tool, gently disconnect the connector cable from the damaged screen. With a flat tool, gently disconnect the connector cable from the damaged screen.
  • Gently remove the tape that covers the connector cable, as highlighted in the first picture.

  • With a flat tool, gently disconnect the connector cable from the damaged screen.

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Remove the four remaining 3.5 mm Phillips screws from the screen piece.
  • Remove the four remaining 3.5 mm Phillips screws from the screen piece.

  • There will be two screws on each side, one on the bottom and another on the top.

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The screen can be easily removed from its frame now.
  • The screen can be easily removed from its frame now.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, carefully follow these instructions in reverse order.

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