Introduction

This section covers how to disassemble the upper casing of the LG VX5200 to access the phone's screen.

Pry the grey pieces of plastic off the corners of the screen with a spudger. Pry the grey pieces of plastic off the corners of the screen with a spudger. Pry the grey pieces of plastic off the corners of the screen with a spudger.
  • Pry the grey pieces of plastic off the corners of the screen with a spudger.

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Unscrew each of the four screws with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver. These screws are the same size as the ones from the back casing, but are not the same size as the screw from the antenna.
  • Unscrew each of the four screws with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

  • These screws are the same size as the ones from the back casing, but are not the same size as the screw from the antenna.

  • These screws are the same size as the ones from the back casing, but are not the same size as the screw from the antenna.

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Close the phone after removing the screws. Slide a spudger into the cracks in the top half of the phone's casing.
  • Close the phone after removing the screws.

  • Slide a spudger into the cracks in the top half of the phone's casing.

  • Wedge and lever the spudger to remove the casing.

  • Apply constant pressure to avoid cracking the plastic casing. This step can take a few minutes.

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Remove the chipboard from the screen by sliding a plastic spudger under the screen and lifting. Use a plastic spudger to avoid short-circuiting the phone's electronics. Gently lift the speaker out of the plastic casing using a plastic spudger.
  • Remove the chipboard from the screen by sliding a plastic spudger under the screen and lifting.

  • Use a plastic spudger to avoid short-circuiting the phone's electronics.

  • Gently lift the speaker out of the plastic casing using a plastic spudger.

  • Remove the small battery adjacent to the speaker with a plastic spudger.

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Slide and lever a plastic spudger between the screen and it's housing. Avoid tearing the wires connecting the screen, the small battery and the speaker. Remove the chip connecting the screen to the camera using your fingers.
  • Slide and lever a plastic spudger between the screen and it's housing.

  • Avoid tearing the wires connecting the screen, the small battery and the speaker.

  • Remove the chip connecting the screen to the camera using your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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