Introduction

Replace a cracked internal LCD display.

Note: to replace the internal display, you must replace the entire face plate, not just the plastic screen.

Using Tweezers, remove 4 rubber screw covers.
  • Using Tweezers, remove 4 rubber screw covers.

  • Remove screws located under rubber plugs using the screwdriver by turning counterclockwise.

  • NOTE: Screws will not come completely out of phone.

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Using the iPod Opening Tool, pry the face plate off the front of the phone.
  • Using the iPod Opening Tool, pry the face plate off the front of the phone.

  • NOTE: There will be a significant amount of resistance to removing the face plate from the phone.

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Unsnap gold plate from the secondary logic board.
  • Unsnap gold plate from the secondary logic board.

  • Reposition the plate so that it is out of the way for face plate removal.

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Twist upper half of face plate in order to release it from the hinge.
  • Twist upper half of face plate in order to release it from the hinge.

  • Using tweezers detach the speaker and the secondary battery from the faceplate, leaving wires attached.

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Align new face plate in correct orientation in order to install.
  • Align new face plate in correct orientation in order to install.

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Conclusion

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

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