Introduction

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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