Introduction

A guide to removing the LCD screen.

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  • Turn the phone on its back.

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Image 1/2: Remove the battery cover by pushing upward with your thumb. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/3: Remove the four rubber plugs, located at the corners of the LCD screen, with a push-pin. Image 2/3: Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four screws located underneath the rubber plugs. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Gently pry the seam open. Image 2/3: Move the opening tool around the perimeter of the seam and gently take the front LCD face plate out. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Hold the base of the phone and gently remove the faceplate. Image 2/3: Place the phone and the faceplate on a clean, flat surface. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: The speaker is the dark gray, larger circular-shaped piece to the right of the battery.  Attached to it are the four thin wires. Image 2/2: The vibrator wires are thinner and even more fragile.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Lift the gold connector up with your finger to detach it. Image 2/3: Lift the gold connector up with your finger to detach it. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove the vibrator with tweezers. Image 2/3: The LCD screen, speaker and vibrator will separate from the phone as a single unit. Image 3/3: 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.

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Conclusion

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

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