Introduction

This guide will take you through the steps to replace a damaged screen for the Lenovo IdeaPad U450.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn off and unplug your laptop to prevent the risk of electrocution.
  • Turn off and unplug your laptop to prevent the risk of electrocution.

  • Turn your laptop over so that the bottom is face up.

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On the top left of the laptop there is a switch. Make sure it's  pushed in the unlocked position.
  • On the top left of the laptop there is a switch. Make sure it's pushed in the unlocked position.

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Locate the switch collinear with the last one and move the switch to an unlocked position.
  • Locate the switch collinear with the last one and move the switch to an unlocked position.

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Remove the unlocked battery.
  • Remove the unlocked battery.

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Open the laptop.
  • Open the laptop.

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Remove the four 7mm phillips head screws in the corners of the screen with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 7mm phillips head screws in the corners of the screen with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

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Pry the screen out of the tabs with a spudger.
  • Pry the screen out of the tabs with a spudger.

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Remove the four 7mm phillips head screws located beneath the screen.
  • Remove the four 7mm phillips head screws located beneath the screen.

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Pop out the connector that links the screen to the motherboard.
  • Pop out the connector that links the screen to the motherboard.

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Pop the new screen into the connector.
  • Pop the new screen into the connector.

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Conclusion

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

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