Introduction

A guide to removing the LCD screen.

Turn the phone on its back. Turn the phone on its back.
  • Turn the phone on its back.

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Orient the phone as shown. Remove the battery cover by pushing upward with your thumb.
  • Orient the phone as shown.

  • Remove the battery cover by pushing upward with your thumb.

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Place your fingernail at the top of the battery and pry the battery out towards you. Place your fingernail at the top of the battery and pry the battery out towards you.
  • Place your fingernail at the top of the battery and pry the battery out towards you.

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Flip the phone open. Remove the four rubber plugs, located at the corners of the LCD screen, with a push-pin. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four screws located underneath the rubber plugs.
  • Flip the phone open.

  • Remove the four rubber plugs, located at the corners of the LCD screen, with a push-pin.

  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four screws located underneath the rubber plugs.

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Insert the plastic opening tool in the seam of the top portion of the flip phone. Gently pry the seam open. Move the opening tool around the perimeter of the seam and gently take the front LCD face plate out.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool in the seam of the top portion of the flip phone.

  • Gently pry the seam open.

  • Move the opening tool around the perimeter of the seam and gently take the front LCD face plate out.

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Close the flip phone. Hold the base of the phone and gently remove the faceplate. Place the phone and the faceplate on a clean, flat surface.
  • Close the flip phone.

  • Hold the base of the phone and gently remove the faceplate.

  • Place the phone and the faceplate on a clean, flat surface.

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Try not to move the thin component wires as they will bend and break very easily. The speaker is the dark gray, larger circular-shaped piece to the right of the battery.  Attached to it are the four thin wires.
  • Try not to move the thin component wires as they will bend and break very easily.

  • The speaker is the dark gray, larger circular-shaped piece to the right of the battery. Attached to it are the four thin wires.

  • The vibrator wires are thinner and even more fragile.

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Remove the white stopper from the camera light located above the gold connector. Lift the gold connector up with your finger to detach it. Lift the gold connector up with your finger to detach it.
  • Remove the white stopper from the camera light located above the gold connector.

  • Lift the gold connector up with your finger to detach it.

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Gently lift out the speaker with your fingertip.
  • Gently lift out the speaker with your fingertip.

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Gently lift out the square LCD assembly being careful with the attached vibrator wires. Gently remove the vibrator with tweezers. The LCD screen, speaker and vibrator will separate from the phone as a single unit.
  • Gently lift out the square LCD assembly being careful with the attached vibrator wires.

  • Gently remove the vibrator with tweezers.

  • The LCD screen, speaker and vibrator will separate from the phone as a single unit.

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Place phone body and LCD screen on a clean, lint-free surface. Place phone body and LCD screen on a clean, lint-free surface.
  • Place phone body and LCD screen on a clean, lint-free surface.

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Conclusion

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

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