Introduction

How to remove the display screen from an LG CG180 cell phone.

  1. Power down the cell phone by pressing and holding down the red "end call" button.
    • Power down the cell phone by pressing and holding down the red "end call" button.

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  2. Turn the phone screen-down so you are looking at the back cover.
    • Turn the phone screen-down so you are looking at the back cover.

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    • Slide the back cover down using your finger to remove the cover from the phone.

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    • Place your finger at the top of the battery in small gap.

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    • Press downward while pulling outward to remove the battery.

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    • Remove all four screws on the back of the phone using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Insert a plastic opening tool in the seam.

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    • Run the tool along the seam to release all the tabs.

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    • Pull the phone back cover off once all the tabs are released.

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    • Push the contents of the phone away from the hardshell case by applying pressure to the keypad with both thumbs.

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    • The hardshell case is separated from the rest of the phone.

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    • Separate keypad from circuit board by turning it upside down and allowing it to fall off.

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    • Place the circuit board with the display facing downward.

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    • Use thumb to release both white clips at the top of the circuit board.

    • Be careful with the display because it is still attached by electrical tape.

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    • Once both clips are released, turn over the circuit board so that the display is facing upward.

    • Carefully lift the display from the left side and open to the right.

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    • Carefully remove the electrical tape from the display.

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    • The display is disconnected from the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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