Introduction

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

Image 1/3: Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner. Image 2/3: Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/1: Lift the screen and digitizer from the case.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Disconnect the ribbon connector from the digitizer side using your hands or the plastic opening tool. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1:
  • Remove the screen and digitizer from the case completely.

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Image 1/3: Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby. Image 2/3: Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Place aside for later reassembly. Image 2/2: Place aside for later reassembly.
  • Lift the black plastic cover once the screws are removed.

  • Place aside for later reassembly.

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Image 1/2: The camera is still connected to the motherboard. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • 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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