Introduction

In this guide, we outline how to properly disassemble this device and replace the LCD display screen.

Insert the plastic opening tool behind the rear case to free the clips holding the case together. Work your way around the device to free all the clips. Work your way around the device to free all the clips.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool behind the rear case to free the clips holding the case together.

  • Work your way around the device to free all the clips.

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Once all clips have been released, the back case can be pulled free to reveal the inside of the device.
  • Once all clips have been released, the back case can be pulled free to reveal the inside of the device.

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Remove the (9) silver screws located around the motherboard with the T5 torx screwdriver. Remove the (9) silver screws located around the motherboard with the T5 torx screwdriver. Remove the (9) silver screws located around the motherboard with the T5 torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the (9) silver screws located around the motherboard with the T5 torx screwdriver.

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Remove the (6) black screws located around the battery and the speaker with the T5 torx screwdriver Make your way around the battery and speaker to remove all of them. Make your way around the battery and speaker to remove all of them.
  • Remove the (6) black screws located around the battery and the speaker with the T5 torx screwdriver

  • Make your way around the battery and speaker to remove all of them.

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Carefully unplug the 3 wire connections by placing a plastic spudger under the connections and lifting up. Disconnect the battery and speaker connections by placing the round handle spudger under the wires and lifting up and out. Disconnect the display connections from the motherboard by using the plastic spudger to lift the clamp holding the ribbon cable. Then, using the tweezers, grab the ribbon wire and pull away from the motherboard.
  • Carefully unplug the 3 wire connections by placing a plastic spudger under the connections and lifting up.

  • Disconnect the battery and speaker connections by placing the round handle spudger under the wires and lifting up and out.

  • Disconnect the display connections from the motherboard by using the plastic spudger to lift the clamp holding the ribbon cable. Then, using the tweezers, grab the ribbon wire and pull away from the motherboard.

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Remove the two screws holding the rear camera in place using the T5 screwdriver. The camera lens is sensitive. Be careful when removing and handling camera.
  • Remove the two screws holding the rear camera in place using the T5 screwdriver.

  • The camera lens is sensitive. Be careful when removing and handling camera.

  • Once freed from the screws, gently lift and remove camera.

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Now the motherboard is free to be removed. Lift the motherboard up to remove like it is shown in the picture.
  • Now the motherboard is free to be removed.

  • Lift the motherboard up to remove like it is shown in the picture.

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Following the bottom edge of the device, remove the (3) T5 hex silver screws with the T5 torx screwdriver. Following the bottom edge of the device, remove the (3) T5 hex silver screws with the T5 torx screwdriver. Following the bottom edge of the device, remove the (3) T5 hex silver screws with the T5 torx screwdriver.
  • Following the bottom edge of the device, remove the (3) T5 hex silver screws with the T5 torx screwdriver.

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The motherboard chassis can now be removed to reveal the display screen. Remove the volume button components.
  • The motherboard chassis can now be removed to reveal the display screen.

  • Remove the volume button components.

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Remove the (4) T5 hex silver screws in the corners of the display screen using the T5 torx screwdriver. Remove the (4) T5 hex silver screws in the corners of the display screen using the T5 torx screwdriver. Remove the (4) T5 hex silver screws in the corners of the display screen using the T5 torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the (4) T5 hex silver screws in the corners of the display screen using the T5 torx screwdriver.

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The LCD display screen may now be removed and replaced. The LCD display screen may now be removed and replaced. The LCD display screen may now be removed and replaced.
  • The LCD display screen may now be removed and replaced.

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finding it very difficult to source a new touch screen for this model.

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