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Introduction

When a problem exists with the display, wifi, camera, or even the laptop lid itself, it is often easier to just replace the whole screen assembly. This guide is a quick simple way to accomplish this task.

Parts

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  1. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove Bottom Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove Bottom Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Loosen the 8 Philips screws on the bottom of the laptop. They will not come all the way out but loosen till they spin freely.

    • Use a splurger to slowly pry the bottom cover off the laptop. Pull the bottom off in the direction of the arrow.

    • Important Be carefull to not break the snaps as they are delicate.

  2. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Disconnect Battery: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Important Disconnect the battery before any work is done. Failure to do so could result in electric shock and cause harm to you and the laptop.

    • Carefully use the plastic tab to remove the battery cable from the motherboard.

  3. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Disconnect Wireless Card: step 3, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Disconnect Wireless Card: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Unscrew the screw holding the card in place.

    • Remove the metal guard holding the connections in place.

    • Use the splurger to gently lift the wires from the card.

  4. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Disconnect Display: step 4, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Disconnect Display: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove screw holding the metal plate in place.

    • Remove metal plate

    • Carefully pull on the tab to disconnect the display cable from the motherboard.

  5. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Free display cables: step 5, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Free display cables: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove both screws holding the plate in place.

    • Remove plate

    • Remove tape holding the display cable to the laptop.

    • Pull the cable free

  6. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove hinge covers: step 6, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove hinge covers: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Remove both the screws and hing covers on the back of the device.

  7. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove display screws - Part 1: step 7, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove display screws - Part 1: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Remove two screws from the bottom of the device

  8. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove display screws - Part 2: step 8, image 1 of 2 Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove display screws - Part 2: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Remove screws underneath the hinge covers on the back of the device

  9. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, Remove display: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully remove the display from its slots.

    • Be mindful to feed the WiFi and Display cables through the holes.

  10. Dell Latitude E5470 Screen Assembly  Replacement, You are done!: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • The display is now disconnected from the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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