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.

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  • 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

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

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Image 1/2: Biggest black clip is most important. This connects the screen to the motherboard. Image 2/2: 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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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