Kyocera Oystr Screen Replacement

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Common Kyocera Oyster problem, easy fix.

  • Author: David
  • Time required: 10 to 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Providing information to disassemble the phone and replace the screen.

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Edit Step 1 Tools  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Tools  ¶ 

  • You will use the Phillips Y0 Tri-wing Screwdriver and the iPod opening tool to replace the Kyocera Oystr Screen.

Edit Step 2 Removing the battery  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2 Removing the battery  ¶ 

  • Lift the bottom of the phone's back cover upwards, revealing the phone's battery housing.

  • Remove the battery from the casing. This is simply a precaution.

  • Turn the phone over so that the front side is facing you. Flip open the device in preparation for the next step.

Edit Step 3 Removing screws from screen  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3 Removing screws from screen  ¶ 

  • Peel the Virgin Mobile sticker from the phone's screen, revealing two screws beneath it.

  • Using the Tri-Wing Y0 screwdriver, remove the two screws from the screen.

Edit Step 4 Exposing internal components  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4 Exposing internal components  ¶ 

  • Lift the plastic cover of the phone screen upwards by prying around the perimeter of the screen with an iPod opening tool.

  • After lifting the plastic cover from the screen, remove the two screws from the metal cover holding the screen in place.

Edit Step 5 Removing metal cover  ¶ 

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Edit Step 5 Removing metal cover  ¶ 

  • Remove metal cover by lifting up and away from the device.

Edit Step 6 Screen removal  ¶ 

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Edit Step 6 Screen removal  ¶ 

  • Remove the phone's speakers by using the iPod opening tool to pry up and away from the device. These speakers will dangle by the wires attached to the board.

  • Use your fingernail to detach the ribbon connecting the board to the screen.

  • Remove the damaged screen from the device.

Edit Step 7 Completing the repair  ¶ 

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Edit Step 7 Completing the repair  ¶ 

  • Follow steps in reverse order to replace Kyocera Oystr’s screen.

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

For more information, check out the Kyocera Oystr device page.

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