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Introduction

The following guide goes through step by step on how to replace the screen for this device.

  1. After removing the back of the phone (not pictured), remove the battery by lifting up from the bottom with your thumb. There will be a groove that allows you to remove the battery with your thumb.
    • After removing the back of the phone (not pictured), remove the battery by lifting up from the bottom with your thumb. There will be a groove that allows you to remove the battery with your thumb.

  2. Remove the four screws (30 mm long) which hold the front and back half of the unit together using a Phillips #000 screwdriver. There will be one screw in each corner. Remove the four screws (30 mm long) which hold the front and back half of the unit together using a Phillips #000 screwdriver. There will be one screw in each corner. Remove the four screws (30 mm long) which hold the front and back half of the unit together using a Phillips #000 screwdriver. There will be one screw in each corner.
    • Remove the four screws (30 mm long) which hold the front and back half of the unit together using a Phillips #000 screwdriver. There will be one screw in each corner.

  3. Use a metal spudger to release all of the clips around the phone. These clips are used to hold the front and back panel on the phone together. Use a metal spudger to release all of the clips around the phone. These clips are used to hold the front and back panel on the phone together. Use a metal spudger to release all of the clips around the phone. These clips are used to hold the front and back panel on the phone together.
    • Use a metal spudger to release all of the clips around the phone. These clips are used to hold the front and back panel on the phone together.

  4. After the clips are released, carefully separate the back housing from the phone. Notice the sticker that appears in the red box holds the phone together, but can be peeled apart.
    • After the clips are released, carefully separate the back housing from the phone. Notice the sticker that appears in the red box holds the phone together, but can be peeled apart.

  5. Remove the ribbon cable by flipping up the connector. Remove the ribbon cable by flipping up the connector.
    • Remove the ribbon cable by flipping up the connector.

  6. Remove second ribbon cable shown in red box. To do this repeat step 5.
    • Remove second ribbon cable shown in red box. To do this repeat step 5.

  7. Use the nylon spudger to gently pry/release clips to remove motherboard from the screen. Use the nylon spudger to gently pry/release clips to remove motherboard from the screen. Use the nylon spudger to gently pry/release clips to remove motherboard from the screen.
    • Use the nylon spudger to gently pry/release clips to remove motherboard from the screen.

Conclusion

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

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How do I replace the screen? You just told me how to take it apart.

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