Introduction

These instructions will demonstrate how to remove the main LCD screen from the KDDI Kyocera A5521K.

Image 1/3: Beneath the covers are screws. Image 2/3: Beneath the covers are screws. Image 3/3: Beneath the covers are screws.
  • Pry, with a metal probe, the black covers that are located by the pivoting joints of the phone.

    • Beneath the covers are screws.

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  • Remove the screws using a Y0 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Two screws are now visible. Image 2/3: Be careful not to crack the screen upon removal.  It is adhered strongly to the phone. Image 3/3: Be careful not to crack the screen upon removal.  It is adhered strongly to the phone.
  • Use the iPod pry tool to remove the outer screen.

    • Two screws are now visible.

    • Be careful not to crack the screen upon removal. It is adhered strongly to the phone.

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  • Use the Y0 screwdriver to remove the screws.

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Image 1/2: Slide the pry tool along the entire crease of the faceplate to completely detach it. Image 2/2: Slide the pry tool along the entire crease of the faceplate to completely detach it.
  • Use the iPod pry tool to loosen the faceplate from the phone.

    • Slide the pry tool along the entire crease of the faceplate to completely detach it.

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  • Separate the faceplate from the phone.

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  • Firmly grab the flexible circuit with tweezers to detach (or use your fingers if you can manage a firm grip).

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to damage the camera unit. Image 2/3: The camera should now be separated from the phone. Image 3/3: The camera should now be separated from the phone.
  • Carefully pry up the camera unit with a spudger.

    • Be careful not to damage the camera unit.

    • The camera should now be separated from the phone.

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  • Remove the flexible circuit shown using tweezers (or use your fingers if you can manage a firm grip).

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  • Unplug the circuit connector.

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Image 1/3: Turnover the phone so that the main screen faces you. Image 2/3: Firmly grasp the edges between your thumbs and fingers. Image 3/3: Carefully push in the LCD screen from the remainder of the phone.
  • Grab the phone with both hands.

  • Turnover the phone so that the main screen faces you.

  • Firmly grasp the edges between your thumbs and fingers.

  • Carefully push in the LCD screen from the remainder of the phone.

    • Be careful not to break the LCD screen.

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  • The LCD screen and circuit board should now be partly detached from the frame.

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Image 1/2: Separate the circuit board from the back of the LCD screen. Image 2/2: Separate the circuit board from the back of the LCD screen.
  • Turn over the phone.

  • Separate the circuit board from the back of the LCD screen.

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  • Remove the LCD screen from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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