Introduction

This guide can be used to remove and replace a screen on a Dell Insprion 15-3521. The tools needed are a small Phillips screwdriver, and a small flat screwdriver or like prying device.

Slide both battery latches to release cover. Remove battery. Remove battery.
  • Slide both battery latches to release cover.

  • Remove battery.

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Remove the M2.5 X 5mm phillips screw for the CD drive. Remove the CD drive.
  • Remove the M2.5 X 5mm phillips screw for the CD drive.

  • Remove the CD drive.

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Loosen 2 screws  on access door. They cannot be removed
  • Loosen 2 screws on access door.

  • They cannot be removed

  • Remove the access door.

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Remove 12 M2.5 X 5MM Phillips bottom palm rest screws.
  • Remove 12 M2.5 X 5MM Phillips bottom palm rest screws.

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Use a small screwdriver to press in the keyboard latches. Remove the keyboard. Unplug the keyboard cable at the ZIF connection.
  • Use a small screwdriver to press in the keyboard latches.

  • Remove the keyboard.

  • Unplug the keyboard cable at the ZIF connection.

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Remove the palm-rest cable by releasing the ZIF latch and pulling the wire out. Remove 5 M2.5 X 5mm Phillips and 2 M2 X 3mm Phillips palm-rest screws. Remove 5 M2.5 X 5mm Phillips and 2 M2 X 3mm Phillips palm-rest screws.
  • Remove the palm-rest cable by releasing the ZIF latch and pulling the wire out.

  • Remove 5 M2.5 X 5mm Phillips and 2 M2 X 3mm Phillips palm-rest screws.

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Use a small flat screwdriver to pry the palm-rest off of the computer.
  • Use a small flat screwdriver to pry the palm-rest off of the computer.

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Remove the wireless antenna Remove the LCD cable Remove the LCD cable
  • Remove the wireless antenna

  • Remove the LCD cable

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Remove the 1 M2.5 x 5mm Phillips left hinge screw and 2  M2.5 x 5mm  Phillips right hinge screw.
  • Remove the 1 M2.5 x 5mm Phillips left hinge screw and 2 M2.5 x 5mm Phillips right hinge screw.

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Pry off the LCD bevel using a small flat screwdriver.
  • Pry off the LCD bevel using a small flat screwdriver.

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Remove the 4 M2 X 3mm Philips LCD screws.
  • Remove the 4 M2 X 3mm Philips LCD screws.

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Unplug the screen cable and remove the screen. Unplug the screen cable and remove the screen.
  • Unplug the screen cable and remove the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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