Introduction

You will need to use the screen replacement guide as a prerequisite.

Avoid prying near bottom right hand side due to LCD Connector Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner. Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner.
  • Avoid prying near bottom right hand side due to LCD Connector

  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner.

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Do not completely remove the screen yet as there is a ZIF connector connected.
  • Do not completely remove the screen yet as there is a ZIF connector connected.

  • Lift the screen and digitizer from the case.

  • You may need to use some force due to the glue.

What is a ZIP connector? What does it look like?

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Hi Beldenr! We happen to have a handy guide for a lot of different types of connectors, including ZIF connectors.

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Be mindful of the ZIF connector. Disconnect the ribbon connector from the digitizer side using your hands or the plastic opening tool.
  • Be mindful of the ZIF connector.

  • Disconnect the ribbon connector from the digitizer side using your hands or the plastic opening tool.

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Remove the screen and digitizer from the case completely.
  • Remove the screen and digitizer from the case completely.

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Remove the two screws from front facing camera using the T5 Torx Screwdriver. Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby. Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby.
  • Remove the two screws from front facing camera using the T5 Torx Screwdriver.

  • Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby.

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Lift the black plastic cover once the screws are removed. Place aside for later reassembly.
  • Lift the black plastic cover once the screws are removed.

  • Place aside for later reassembly.

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Detach the connector using a plastic opening tool or spudger. The camera is still connected to the motherboard.
  • Detach the connector using a plastic opening tool or spudger.

  • The camera is still connected to the motherboard.

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Grip the camera and lift up to detach the ZIF connector from the motherboard. Grip the camera and lift up to detach the ZIF connector from the motherboard.
  • Grip the camera and lift up to detach the ZIF connector from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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