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Introduction

When the screen is not responsive or it has been damaged by an accidentally dropping the phone, the screen will have to be replaced. In this guide you will learn how to replace the screen for the LG Volt.

  1. Pry back cover with finger in the crease. Remove back casing. Remove back casing.
    • Pry back cover with finger in the crease.

    • Remove back casing.

  2. With your finger, pry the battery out through the crease made for removal. With your finger, pry the battery out through the crease made for removal. With your finger, pry the battery out through the crease made for removal.
    • With your finger, pry the battery out through the crease made for removal.

  3. Remove all 11 (4mm) screws  with the JIS #000 screwdriver. There are three screws on top, three above the battery, one next to the battery, one under the battery and three at the bottom of the phone. There are three screws on top, three above the battery, one next to the battery, one under the battery and three at the bottom of the phone.
    • Remove all 11 (4mm) screws with the JIS #000 screwdriver.

    • There are three screws on top, three above the battery, one next to the battery, one under the battery and three at the bottom of the phone.

  4. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back housing from the frame of the phone. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back housing from the frame of the phone. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back housing from the frame of the phone.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back housing from the frame of the phone.

  5. Carefully lift all the indicated tabs. Carefully unplug the marked cables.
    • Carefully lift all the indicated tabs.

    • Carefully unplug the marked cables.

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  7. Remove motherboard carefully. Remove motherboard carefully.
    • Remove motherboard carefully.

  8. Using the precision tweezers set lift the  copper tab located on the right side of the device.
    • Using the precision tweezers set lift the copper tab located on the right side of the device.

  9. Using a JIS #000 screwdriver, remove the 1 (4mm) screw  on right side under copper tab. Using a JIS #000 screwdriver, remove the 1 (4mm) screw on bottom left under battery tray.
    • Using a JIS #000 screwdriver, remove the 1 (4mm) screw on right side under copper tab.

    • Using a JIS #000 screwdriver, remove the 1 (4mm) screw on bottom left under battery tray.

  10. Disconnect the white and black cables as indicated using the precision tweezers set. Lift indicated flap as shown. Lift indicated flap as shown.
    • Disconnect the white and black cables as indicated using the precision tweezers set.

    • Lift indicated flap as shown.

  11. Use the plastic opening tool to carefully lift the charger assembly from the phone. Start from the copper tab and continue in a clockwise direction. Once it is loose remove the assembly from the phone.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully lift the charger assembly from the phone.

    • Start from the copper tab and continue in a clockwise direction.

    • Once it is loose remove the assembly from the phone.

  12. Heat up iOpener for 30 seconds in the microwave.
    • Heat up iOpener for 30 seconds in the microwave.

  13. Place iOpener on right side of the screen with the phone facing up for 90 seconds. If necessary, heat up the iOpener for an additional 30 seconds in the microwave.
    • Place iOpener on right side of the screen with the phone facing up for 90 seconds.

    • If necessary, heat up the iOpener for an additional 30 seconds in the microwave.

    • Place iOpener on left side of the screen with the phone facing up for 90 seconds.

  14. Once the phone is hot, use the small, pointy tipped metal spudger to remove the adhesive. Once removed, use the large, flat tipped metal spudger to pry the screen off carefully. Once removed, use the large, flat tipped metal spudger to pry the screen off carefully.
    • Once the phone is hot, use the small, pointy tipped metal spudger to remove the adhesive.

    • Once removed, use the large, flat tipped metal spudger to pry the screen off carefully.

Conclusion

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

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