Introduction

Use this guide to replace the display assembly on your LG G3 Vigor.

  1. Locate the notch on the bottom right of the phone.
    • Locate the notch on the bottom right of the phone.

  2. Gently pull the cover on the back of the phone off to locate the battery.
    • Gently pull the cover on the back of the phone off to locate the battery.

    • Remove the battery by lifting from the slot at the bottom of the battery.

    • Remove the twelve Phillips #00 screws securing the midframe to the rest of the phone.

    • Work a plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the phone to separate the midframe from the rest of the phone.

    • Use the spudger to gently unplug the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard. Then remove the rear facing camera.

    • Use the spudger to gently unplug the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard.

    • Remove the front camera.

    • Use the flat edge of a spudger to disconnect the motherboard ribbon connector.

    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to push back the two motherboard retaining flaps.

    • The motherboard should now be able to be lifted out of the device.

    • Use a spudger to remove the vibration motor.

      • It may have some slight adhesive, so some force may be necessary.

    • Remove the earpiece speaker with the metal spudger by prying it out.

    • Remove the headphone jack by inserting the spudger into the jack and pulling it up and out.

    • Using tweezers peel back the glued down ribbon cable at the bottom of the phone.

    • Using a heat gun or the iFixit iOpener tool heat up the edges of the devices screen.

    • After a few minutes heating up the edges of the screen use a metal spudger tool or any other flat tool to dig under the edge of the screen.

    • Once under the edge of the screen work your way around the entire perimeter of the screen and pull the screen off.

    • Once the screen has come off pull the ribbon cables through the hole and remove the screen completely.

Conclusion

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

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i tried to replace the glass, the phone is now stuck at boot screen. the os would load occasionally before. possible battery/water problem. are there any hardware issue that would cause the boot screen (blinking red light)

Ryan Fukushima - Reply

Would anyone know a place to source the glass/lcd assembly. Mucho thanks!

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