Introduction

This screen replacement guide will walk you through the steps on how to remove necessary components in order to get to the screen. Replacing the screen is a moderate eight step process. Tools such as the the spudger and plastic opening tools are essential to remove necessary components.

Use the plastic opening tools to pry the screen from the back of the device Use the plastic opening tools to pry the screen from the back of the device
  • Use the plastic opening tools to pry the screen from the back of the device

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Use spudger to remove speaker from back casing of the device
  • Use spudger to remove speaker from back casing of the device

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Remove black adhesive strips from the wires using the tweezers and set aside
  • Remove black adhesive strips from the wires using the tweezers and set aside

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Use spudger to release black clips (3 of them) connecting components to the motherboard Biggest black clip is most important. This connects the screen to the motherboard.
  • Use spudger to release black clips (3 of them) connecting components to the motherboard

  • Biggest black clip is most important. This connects the screen to the motherboard.

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Unscrew motherboard using a J0 phillips head screwdriver, removing the motherboard Unscrew motherboard using a J0 phillips head screwdriver, removing the motherboard
  • Unscrew motherboard using a J0 phillips head screwdriver, removing the motherboard

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Use the metal spatula to remove battery from back of screen Use the metal spatula to remove battery from back of screen
  • Use the metal spatula to remove battery from back of screen

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After the battery is removed, mother board unscrewed, and black clips undone; all components should come off the device besides the screen.
  • After the battery is removed, mother board unscrewed, and black clips undone; all components should come off the device besides the screen.

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Use plastic opening tools to push back clips along the side of the device removing the screen Use plastic opening tools to push back clips along the side of the device removing the screen
  • Use plastic opening tools to push back clips along the side of the device removing the screen

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Conclusion

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

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