Introduction

How to disassemble / take apart the device and change broken, smashed touch screen glass and LCD display.


Video Overview

Image 1/3: Remove the SIM / memory card cover. Image 2/3: Remove any SIM and memory cards. Image 3/3: Use screwdriver torx T5 and unscrew the two screws at the bottom of the battery / back cover.
  • Switch off the phone.

  • Remove the SIM / memory card cover.

  • Remove any SIM and memory cards.

  • Use screwdriver torx T5 and unscrew the two screws at the bottom of the battery / back cover.

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Image 1/3: The loudspeaker is inside on the back cover. Image 2/3: The loudspeaker is inside on the back cover. Image 3/3: The loudspeaker is inside on the back cover.
  • Use a plastic tool and slowly separate the back cover.

  • The loudspeaker is inside on the back cover.

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Image 1/3: With a plastic tool carefully separate the battery from the logic board. Image 2/3: With a plastic tool carefully separate the battery from the logic board. Image 3/3: With a plastic tool carefully separate the battery from the logic board.
  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver and remove the 4x silver screws.

  • With a plastic tool carefully separate the battery from the logic board.

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Image 1/3: Model: BM59100 / 3,8VDC / 1700mAh Image 2/3: Model: BM59100 / 3,8VDC / 1700mAh Image 3/3: Model: BM59100 / 3,8VDC / 1700mAh
  • The battery connector is under the middle frame. Remove it and disconnect the battery.

  • Model: BM59100 / 3,8VDC / 1700mAh

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Image 1/3: Open flex cable connectors: Image 2/3: LCD display flex cable Image 3/3: Menu buttons flex cable
  • Remove the USB dock connector metal plate.

  • Open flex cable connectors:

    • LCD display flex cable

    • Menu buttons flex cable

    • Volume buttons flex cable

    • Touch screen flex cable

    • Power button flex cable

  • Pick up the vibrating motor and take out all flex cables except the LCD display flex cable.

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Image 1/3: Use a plastic tool to release it. Image 2/3: Now remove the LCD display flex cable from its connector. Image 3/3: Now remove the LCD display flex cable from its connector.
  • The logic board is secured to the display frame by two locking clips.

  • Use a plastic tool to release it.

  • Now remove the LCD display flex cable from its connector.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • HTC Windows Phone 8S Logic Board.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Insert wisdom here.

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Image 1/3: Remove the flex cable from the old touch screen if you need. Image 2/3: Remove the flex cable from the old touch screen if you need. Image 3/3: Remove the flex cable from the old touch screen if you need.
  • Check your spare part for the menu buttons flex cable.

  • Remove the flex cable from the old touch screen if you need.

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Image 1/3: Install new adhesive tape. Image 2/3: It would be better if you use adhesive sticker ready for the model. Image 3/3: Install the display assembly.
  • Clean the frame from the old adhesive tape.

  • Install new adhesive tape.

  • It would be better if you use adhesive sticker ready for the model.

  • Install the display assembly.

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Image 1/3: Start with reassembling. Image 2/3: . Image 3/3: .
  • Prepare the menu buttons and LCD display flex cables.

  • Start with reassembling.

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  • Did you do it successfully?

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Conclusion

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

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Great guide, but all I want to replace is the front bit of glass. Can I just (carefully) remove the old one from the top or do I have to undergo this lengthy and delicate procedure?

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