Introduction

How to remove the screen.

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  • Push open the latch and remove the battery.

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Image 1/2: Pop off the transparent cylinder. Image 2/2: Pop off the transparent cylinder.
  • Twist off the antenna.

  • Pop off the transparent cylinder.

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  • Remove the five screws as shown.

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  • Carefully pry the back plate off.

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  • Carefully detach golden screen connector.

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Image 1/2: Caution: Do not touch with bare hands, use tweezers or wash hands before contact. Image 2/2: Caution: Do not touch with bare hands, use tweezers or wash hands before contact.
  • Pop out the logic board with spudger.

  • Caution: Do not touch with bare hands, use tweezers or wash hands before contact.

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  • Place the logic board on a clean tray.

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Image 1/2: Put pressure on the spring with the screwdriver to unhinge phone. Image 2/2: Make sure to pull the gold wire through, don't let it rip.
  • Remove the hinge on the phone.

    • Put pressure on the spring with the screwdriver to unhinge phone.

  • Make sure to pull the gold wire through, don't let it rip.

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Image 1/3: Use the spudger to pry it open, excessive force may be necessary. Image 2/3: Use the spudger to pry it open, excessive force may be necessary. Image 3/3: Use the spudger to pry it open, excessive force may be necessary.
  • Remove the four screws as shown

  • Use the spudger to pry it open, excessive force may be necessary.

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Image 1/3: Caution: The wires are attached to the screen and should be removed with care. Image 2/3: Caution: The wires are attached to the screen and should be removed with care. Image 3/3: Caution: The wires are attached to the screen and should be removed with care.
  • Remove the three screws that hold the big speaker

    • Caution: The wires are attached to the screen and should be removed with care.

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Image 1/2: Pull off the metal bracket. Image 2/2: Pull off the metal bracket.
  • Remove the three screws as shown.

  • Pull off the metal bracket.

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Image 1/3: Pop off the Microphone/Speaker as well. Image 2/3: Place all of the components on a clean tray and clean environment. Image 3/3: Place all of the components on a clean tray and clean environment.
  • Use the spudger to pop off the screen.

    • Pop off the Microphone/Speaker as well.

  • Place all of the components on a clean tray and clean environment.

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Conclusion

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

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