Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Remove the unlocked battery.
    • Remove the unlocked battery.

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  6. Open the laptop.
    • Open the laptop.

  7. 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.

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

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

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

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

Conclusion

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

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