Introduction

Removing a broken front display.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn off the phone.
  • Turn off the phone.

  • Position the phone so that the back side is in view.

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Apply pressure on the cover while simultaneously sliding the cover downward.
  • Apply pressure on the cover while simultaneously sliding the cover downward.

  • Remove the back battery cover.

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  • Insert the spudger between the base of the phone and the phone battery.

  • Position the phone so that the battery won't fall out of the phone.

  • Carefully lift the battery out of the phone.

    • The battery lifts out of the phone easily.

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  • Keep the phone closed.

  • Hold the phones sideways with the front cover of the phone facing up.

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  • Find the slight crease on the side that divides the display assembly in half.

  • Slowly wedge the spudger into the crease.

    • It's a little difficult to perform this step because the crease is narrow. Do not rush because you may damage the phone

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  • Run the spudger all along the crease while lifting up.

  • Separate the front cover from the front base.

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  • Remove the four 5mm screws on the metal casing using the T6 Torx screwdriver.

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  • Using the spudger, disconnect the green display cable.

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  • Lift the metal casing.

    • Be careful not to pull the casing too hard because it is still attached to the phone by a wire.

  • Remove the main display from under the metal casing.

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  • Fold the metal casing back over.

  • Disconnect the orange front display data cable with the spudger.

  • Hold the phone so that the antenna is facing towards you.

  • Lift up and flip over the metal casing.

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  • Using your fingers, remove the front display.

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Conclusion

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

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