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HTC Desire 510 / RIO - How to replace broken, not working Digitizer glass and/or LCD Display.


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Image 1/3: Remove 7x Torx T5 screws. Image 2/3: Remove 7x Torx T5 screws. Image 3/3: Remove 7x Torx T5 screws.
  • Switch off the phone, remove the battery and any installed SIM and memory cards.

  • Remove 7x Torx T5 screws.

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Image 1/3: The loudspeaker is on the inner side of the rear bezel. Image 2/3: The loudspeaker is on the inner side of the rear bezel. Image 3/3: The loudspeaker is on the inner side of the rear bezel.
  • Use a plastic tool to remove the rear bezel.

  • The loudspeaker is on the inner side of the rear bezel.

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Image 1/3: Disconnect the light sensor flex cable. Image 2/3: Unstuck the vibra-motor from the middle frame. Image 3/3: Remove the coaxial antenna cable from the middle frame.
  • Disconnect the touch screen flex cable.

  • Disconnect the light sensor flex cable.

  • Unstuck the vibra-motor from the middle frame.

  • Remove the coaxial antenna cable from the middle frame.

  • The LCD display flex cable is connected to the bottom side of the board.

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Image 1/3: Gently disconnect the LCD display flex cable. Image 2/3: Now remove the logic board. Image 3/3: Now remove the logic board.
  • At the upper left side, the board is held by a plastic locking clip. Use a plastic tool and start the separating from here.

  • Gently disconnect the LCD display flex cable.

  • Now remove the logic board.

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Image 1/3: Use a hot gun or hair dryer and warm the glass. This will make the adhesive soften and the separation easier. Image 2/3: Use a hot gun or hair dryer and warm the glass. This will make the adhesive soften and the separation easier. Image 3/3: Use a hot gun or hair dryer and warm the glass. This will make the adhesive soften and the separation easier.
  • Put a scotch tape to prevent the glass from scattering.

  • Use a hot gun or hair dryer and warm the glass. This will make the adhesive soften and the separation easier.

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Image 1/3: Continue the separating with plastic tools to prevent the middle frame from scratches. Image 2/3: Continue the separating with plastic tools to prevent the middle frame from scratches. Image 3/3: Continue the separating with plastic tools to prevent the middle frame from scratches.
  • Use a cutter and slightly lift the glass in one of the corners. When you make enough room, put a plastic tool.

  • Continue the separating with plastic tools to prevent the middle frame from scratches.

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Image 1/3: Slightly lift the display and unstuck the digitizer ribbon cable from the from the rear side of the display. Image 2/3: Slightly lift the display and unstuck the digitizer ribbon cable from the from the rear side of the display. Image 3/3: Slightly lift the display and unstuck the digitizer ribbon cable from the from the rear side of the display.
  • The digitizer flex cable goes under the LCD display.

  • Slightly lift the display and unstuck the digitizer ribbon cable from the from the rear side of the display.

Lifting the LCD out improperly will crack the LCD

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Image 1/3: It's not glued to the frame. Image 2/3: It's not glued to the frame. Image 3/3: It's not glued to the frame.
  • If you have a broken LCD display, use a plastic tool and remove it from the middle frame.

  • It's not glued to the frame.

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Image 1/3: First put the touch screen flex cable in the right hole and then install the LCD Display. Image 2/3: First put the touch screen flex cable in the right hole and then install the LCD Display. Image 3/3: First put the touch screen flex cable in the right hole and then install the LCD Display.
  • Install a new adhesive tape on the digitizer glass.

  • First put the touch screen flex cable in the right hole and then install the LCD Display.

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Image 1/2: That's all. Image 2/2: .
  • Now is time to reassemble the phone.

  • That's all.

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Conclusion

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

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thanks for this mate, super helpful

kommer - Reply

I did exactly this and when I turn on my phone, the digitizer recognizes touches for a few milliseconds (buggy touches) when I touch it then it stops recognizing touches. What did I do wrong?

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