Introduction

if the screen broken/scratched and needs to be replaced here is the guide. (only screwdrivers required).

  1. Remove ten 3mm screws from the back cover with a T4 screwdriver.
    • Remove ten 3mm screws from the back cover with a T4 screwdriver.

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  2. Remove the ribbons from both sides with a plastic iFixit opening tool.
    • Remove the ribbons from both sides with a plastic iFixit opening tool.

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    • Remove the black wire that connects the screen to the motherboard by pulling up with a plastic iFixit opening tool.

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    • Disconnect the ribbon cable with a plastic iFixit opening tool by lifting up the black clip and pulling the white ribbon off.

    • Pull aside the ribbon cable.

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    • Disconnect the wire that is connected to the wireless card with a plastic iFixit opening tool by lifting up slowly, then pulling the wires aside.

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    • Use a PH00 size screwdriver to remove the 8 screws that secure the battery.

    • Six 3mm screws.

    • Two 5mm screws.

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    • Insert a plastic iFixit opening tool in between the port and the wires to remove the battery cable.

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    • After removing the battery, start to remove the wireless wire and making it through the other wires connected under the battery.

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    • Remove the screws with a PH1 size screwdriver.

    • Each side of the brackets that are holding the screen down are going to have two 3mm screws in each side.

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    • Open the laptop by separating the screen from the actual laptop and take it apart.

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Molly Skinner

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One Comment

That would be the guide to take off the upper DISPLAY ASSEMBLY, not the screen.

I was expecting you to bring iOpeners and get the actual glass LCD out …

But it’s a good guide.

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