Introduction

Replace your cracked LCD screen with a new one.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the battery cover, by applying pressure and sliding down to the silver square on the back of the phone.
  • Remove the battery cover, by applying pressure and sliding down to the silver square on the back of the phone.

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Remove the battery by prying under it with your finger or the plastic opening tool. Remove the four small 3/8" long screws using a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the battery by prying under it with your finger or the plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the four small 3/8" long screws using a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver.

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Use a plastic opening tool (similar to the one shown) to carefully remove the two side bars of plastic. Use a plastic opening tool (similar to the one shown) to carefully remove the two side bars of plastic.
  • Use a plastic opening tool (similar to the one shown) to carefully remove the two side bars of plastic.

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Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the back casing off.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the back casing off.

    • There are two small clamps on each edge that need to be unhooked before the casing will come off.

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Pry off the front casing
  • Pry off the front casing

    • Be aware of sensors and other sensitive areas of the newly exposed electronics

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After disassembling the outer casing, the phone should be stripped as shown.
  • After disassembling the outer casing, the phone should be stripped as shown.

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At the top of the phone, locate the gloss SATA cable strap connecting the LCD screen to the phone. Using the prying tool, unattach this cable by levering under the connector.
  • At the top of the phone, locate the gloss SATA cable strap connecting the LCD screen to the phone.

  • Using the prying tool, unattach this cable by levering under the connector.

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Using the prying tool, lever up the old screen as shown. WARNING: Be sure to have disconnected the SATA cable strap prior to attempting this.
  • Using the prying tool, lever up the old screen as shown.

  • WARNING: Be sure to have disconnected the SATA cable strap prior to attempting this.

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Insert new LCD screen. Attach cable to the connector located at the top of the phone.
  • Insert new LCD screen.

  • Attach cable to the connector located at the top of the phone.

  • Phone should look as it was prior to screen removal.

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Conclusion

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

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