Introduction

Screens on these phones can crack easily, using this guide you can have a clean brand new slick look again! It is also a nice way to get under the screen and remove dust particles.

Turn off the phone first. Press the power button continuously for 2-3 seconds to shut down the phone.
  • Turn off the phone first. Press the power button continuously for 2-3 seconds to shut down the phone.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry open the back cover from the slit on the bottom right corner of the phone.

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Using a plastic opening tool or finger, pull out the battery.
  • Using a plastic opening tool or finger, pull out the battery.

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Remove the four 4.0mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Remove the four 4.0mm Phillips #1 screws.

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Starting from a corner, separate the panel from the frame using the plastic opening tool.
  • Starting from a corner, separate the panel from the frame using the plastic opening tool.

  • The volume button will pop out.

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Unscrew the 3.6mm Phillips #0 screw from the motherboard.
  • Unscrew the 3.6mm Phillips #0 screw from the motherboard.

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Using a spudger, lift the black ZIF connector at the top left corner of the phone.
  • Using a spudger, lift the black ZIF connector at the top left corner of the phone.

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Pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector.
  • Pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector.

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When the ribbon cable is removed from the ZIF connector, peel off the power, sticky button using a plastic opening tool.
  • When the ribbon cable is removed from the ZIF connector, peel off the power, sticky button using a plastic opening tool.

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Peel off the volume sticky button.
  • Peel off the volume sticky button.

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Separate the screen cover from the motherboard using the plastic opening tool. And don't forget that your phone can mess up if u separate the motherboard from the screen cover Make sure that the LCD screen stays attached to the motherboard while doing this.
  • Separate the screen cover from the motherboard using the plastic opening tool. And don't forget that your phone can mess up if u separate the motherboard from the screen cover

    • Make sure that the LCD screen stays attached to the motherboard while doing this.

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Conclusion

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

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