Introduction

The following guide is to remove or replace the screen of the LGVX6000. If you need help replacing the screen, read the following guide.

Push the dark gray tab towards the top of the phone to release the battery.  The tab is located on the back of the phone.
  • Push the dark gray tab towards the top of the phone to release the battery. The tab is located on the back of the phone.

Remove battery pack.
  • Remove battery pack.

  • You will need to unhook the bottom of the battery pack from the slot.

Set the battery aside.
  • Set the battery aside.

Pull the two rubber cushions out using tweezers.
  • Pull the two rubber cushions out using tweezers.

  • Only remove the two cushions that are circled!

Unscrew the six screws seen on the back using a Phillips 00 Screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the six screws seen on the back using a Phillips 00 Screwdriver.

  • Remove screws carefully on an uncluttered surface. They are very small, and could get lost.

Remove the back of the phone using your hands.
  • Remove the back of the phone using your hands.

  • There is a pair of red and blue wires that plugs into the logic board. These wires will snap if you force the pieces apart.

  • Remove the back of the phone very gently. Use your fingernail or tweezers to unplug the wires.

  • To reattach the back, you must plug these wires back in.

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Remove the metallic sticky tab on the top by peeling it off the metallic strip underneath.
  • Remove the metallic sticky tab on the top by peeling it off the metallic strip underneath.

Pry and lift off the circuit connector, which is connected to the screen. Pry and lift off the circuit connector, which is connected to the screen.
  • Pry and lift off the circuit connector, which is connected to the screen.

Lift the green logic board up from the rest of the phone by pushing a corner away from the casing.
  • Lift the green logic board up from the rest of the phone by pushing a corner away from the casing.

  • If needed, replace logic board with a new one by reversing the steps.

Use a paper clip or tweezers to press the plastic tab in the top left corner of the phone's bottom casing to pop the screen out. Be careful not to loose the tab that pops out.  It's a small, clear piece of plastic. The tab is fragile and can break easily, so be careful.
  • Use a paper clip or tweezers to press the plastic tab in the top left corner of the phone's bottom casing to pop the screen out.

  • Be careful not to loose the tab that pops out. It's a small, clear piece of plastic.

  • The tab is fragile and can break easily, so be careful.

Pull the orange strip through the thin opening in the top of the casing to completely separate the top half (screen) of the phone from the bottom half. Pull the orange strip through the thin opening in the top of the casing to completely separate the top half (screen) of the phone from the bottom half. Pull the orange strip through the thin opening in the top of the casing to completely separate the top half (screen) of the phone from the bottom half.
  • Pull the orange strip through the thin opening in the top of the casing to completely separate the top half (screen) of the phone from the bottom half.

You now have the top half of phone by itself.
  • You now have the top half of phone by itself.

  • Using tweezers, pull the two rubber cushions and the two sticker cushions off.

Unscrew the 4 newly exposed screws using the Phillips screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 4 newly exposed screws using the Phillips screwdriver.

  • The screws are small, so be careful not to lose them.

Use plastic opening tools to pry open the screen from the side. Open the screen by prying each side a little bit at a time.  Rotate from side to side until all the clips pop open and the screen opens up. Open the screen by prying each side a little bit at a time.  Rotate from side to side until all the clips pop open and the screen opens up.
  • Use plastic opening tools to pry open the screen from the side.

  • Open the screen by prying each side a little bit at a time. Rotate from side to side until all the clips pop open and the screen opens up.

After you pry open the casing, you will be left with the screen and circuit board in the top face plate. Pull the corner of screen and circuit board out of casing to remove screen from the top face plate.
  • After you pry open the casing, you will be left with the screen and circuit board in the top face plate.

  • Pull the corner of screen and circuit board out of casing to remove screen from the top face plate.

Peel the sticky tape that connects the screen and logic board off. The screen can now come off.
  • Peel the sticky tape that connects the screen and logic board off. The screen can now come off.

Conclusion

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

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