Introduction

In this guide you will be able to:

  • Safely remove and put back together your device
  • Accurately replace the screen of your device
With a J00 Philips head screwdriver, unscrew the two 4mm black screws  located at the bottom of the device.
  • With a J00 Philips head screwdriver, unscrew the two 4mm black screws located at the bottom of the device.

  • Before disassembling your device, be sure it is powered off.

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Using a plastic opening tool, begin softly prying open device by first inserting it in between the front and back panels. Continue prying the edges while moving around the device's perimeter until the back can be easily removed.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, begin softly prying open device by first inserting it in between the front and back panels.

  • Continue prying the edges while moving around the device's perimeter until the back can be easily removed.

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Carefully lift back panel away from the body of the device.
  • Carefully lift back panel away from the body of the device.

  • Speaker wires are connected to both the front and back panel.

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Desolder positive and negative, red and black,  wires from the mother board that are connected to the battery. The soldering tool is hot, and will burn. For how to use a soldering tool follow the How to Solder Guide
  • Desolder positive and negative, red and black, wires from the mother board that are connected to the battery.

  • The soldering tool is hot, and will burn. For how to use a soldering tool follow the How to Solder Guide

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Using a metal spudger tool, wedge between battery and metal screen. Follow the  edge of the battery to loosen the glue.
  • Using a metal spudger tool, wedge between battery and metal screen.

  • Follow the edge of the battery to loosen the glue.

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Once the glue is loosened, you should be able to pry off the battery from the screen. Using your hands, pull up on the battery to pull battery off.
  • Once the glue is loosened, you should be able to pry off the battery from the screen.

  • Using your hands, pull up on the battery to pull battery off.

  • Pulling on the battery causes you to bend the battery. Bending the battery could cause it to break open. Battery fumes are toxic and unsafe.

  • The battery will be completely disconnected and you can set the battery aside in a safe place.

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Begin by locating the four 3mm silver screws that are holding the screen down to the digitizer.  Set screws to the side.
  • Begin by locating the four 3mm silver screws that are holding the screen down to the digitizer. Set screws to the side.

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Once everything is removed, take one plastic opening tool and pry it between the screen and digitizer.
  • Once everything is removed, take one plastic opening tool and pry it between the screen and digitizer.

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Once the screen is pried free from the digitizer, simply grab the thin orange circuit strip and carefully pull in an upwards motion to remove the screen from the digitizer. Set screen to the side.
  • Once the screen is pried free from the digitizer, simply grab the thin orange circuit strip and carefully pull in an upwards motion to remove the screen from the digitizer. Set screen to the side.

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Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

I find it's not necessary to remove the batttery, but there are scews holding down the main circuit board that he left out.

kevinosborn - Reply

នៅណាមានបង

ខ្ញុំទិញមួយ

ផ្ញើតាមឡានបានអត់

ខ្ញិំនៅតាកែវ ស្រុកកោះអណ្ដែត

mardynie1234 - Reply

@kevinosborn hi

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