Introduction

The screen of the HP laptop, or basically any device nowadays, is very fragile. One bad drop or a misplaced footstep could leave you with a cracked or completely broken display. Although one of the harder components to replace, this guide makes it easy for even the least tech-savvy user to replace their screen,

Start off by flipping the laptop on its back.
  • Start off by flipping the laptop on its back.

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Push the two spring-loaded tabs inward.
  • Push the two spring-loaded tabs inward.

  • Once unlatched, pull the battery out of its compartment.

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  • Flip the laptop over and have it open as you normally would.

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  • Using a pry tool, unclip the entire outer plastic cover from the front of the screen.

  • Gently remove the front plastic cover.

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  • Remove the two 2.5mm × 3.0mm Phillips screws from each corner of the display.

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  • Carefully lift the display out of the laptop shell and flip it on its front.

  • Disconnect the single cable from the back of the display.

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Conclusion

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

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