Introduction

Replacing the Droid Eris Digitizer or LCD Screen is a straightforward process that is easy to do within a short period of time.

Created by Liam Tidwell of LiamTek

  1. Turn off your HTC Droid Eris.
    • Turn off your HTC Droid Eris.

    • Remove the back cover, battery, and memory card (if installed).

    Add Comment

  2. Use a T4 screwdriver to remove the T4 screws at the locations shown in red circles.
    • Use a T4 screwdriver to remove the T4 screws at the locations shown in red circles.

    Add Comment

    • Insert a spudger or a pry pick between the front cover and the chrome on the sides of the device. Work the tool from the bottom on one side, to the top, and then back around to the bottom on the other side.

    • Remove the back cover by lifting from the top.

    Add Comment

    • Remove the RF shield by carefully peeling off the 4 pieces of metallic tape.

    • Don't damage or discard the 4 pieces of tape and the RF shield. You will need to reuse these items in later steps.

    Add Comment

    • Use a spudger or a pry pick to release the 3 connectors marked in red in the photo. (The middle connector will be covered with a piece of tape.)

    Add Comment

    • Remove the Philips screws circled in red. Be careful with the moisture indicator (indicated by the blue rectangle).

    • Be sure to move the connectors out of the way. (One connector extends across the main board, so be careful the connector does not snag.)

    • Carefully remove the mainboard and set it aside.

    Add Comment

    • Remove the trackball indicated by the orange square. (It should come out easily.)

    Add Comment

    • Carefully peel the cable (indicated by a large blue square) away from the back of the LCD screen.

    • There may be a piece of tape between the track ball and the back of the LCD screen (as indicated by the small blue square). Remove the tape if present.

    Add Comment

    • Carefully separate the face of the phone from the LCD screen by using a spudger or a pry pick.

    • Replace the broken LCD or digitizer and reassemble in reverse.

    • If replacing the digitizer, you may either replace the entire front as part of an assembly or use a heat gun to separate and replace the glass only.

    Add Comment

Finish Line

One other person completed this guide.

Liam

Member since: 06/24/2011

163 Reputation

1 Guide authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 2,595