Introduction

These instructions will demonstrate how to remove the front LCD screen from the KDDI Kyocera A5521K.

Pry, with a metal probe, the black covers that are located by the pivoting joints of the phone.
  • Pry, with a metal probe, the black covers that are located by the pivoting joints of the phone.

    • Beneath the covers are screws.

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Remove the screws using a Y0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the screws using a Y0 screwdriver.

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  • Use the iPod pry tool to remove the outer screen.

    • Two screws are now visible.

    • Be careful not to crack the screen upon removal. It is adhered strongly to the phone.

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  • Use the Y0 screwdriver to remove the screws.

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  • Use the iPod pry tool to loosen the faceplate from the phone.

    • Slide the pry tool along the entire crease of the faceplate to completely detach it.

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  • Separate the faceplate from the phone.

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  • Rotate the phone 180 degrees.

  • Grab the flexible circuit with tweezers (or use your fingers if you can manage a firm grip).

  • Pull the flexible circuit to towards you to separate the front LCD screen from the phone.

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  • Firmly pull the flexible circuit from the connector.

    • Be careful not to damage the flexible circuit.

    • The front LCD screen should now be separate from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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