Introduction

The possible screens for this model of the T440s are the

  • AUO display B140HAN01.2 (FRU: 04X0436)
  • LG display LP140WF1 (sp)(k1) (FRU: 04X0626)

I had a AUO installed and replaced, so no judgement on the quality of the LG display, which can be followed in various Thinkpad forums.

  1. While booting, press the F1 button to enter the BIOS.
    • While booting, press the F1 button to enter the BIOS.

    • Go to "Config" and then to "Power".

    • Select "Disable Built-in Battery" and press Enter.

    • You will be asked to proceed. Select "Yes".

    • The laptop shuts down.Unplug the laptop from AC.

    • Remove the battery.

  2. Start removing the front bezel in the lower display corners using a prying tool. Make sure the glue and tape will stick to the front bezel instead of the display and rear bezel. You can use a gripping tool and a cutter for this. Make sure the glue and tape will stick to the front bezel instead of the display and rear bezel. You can use a gripping tool and a cutter for this.
    • Start removing the front bezel in the lower display corners using a prying tool.

    • Make sure the glue and tape will stick to the front bezel instead of the display and rear bezel. You can use a gripping tool and a cutter for this.

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  4. Remove 4 screws M2XL3 with screwdriver. Remove 4 screws M2XL3 with screwdriver.
    • Remove 4 screws M2XL3 with screwdriver.

  5. Remove the rear bezel with the prying tool. Make shure you do not move or damage the blue and black cable behind the bezel.
    • Remove the rear bezel with the prying tool.

    • Make shure you do not move or damage the blue and black cable behind the bezel.

  6. Carefully release the display, turn it around and place it on the keyboard. Ensure  to not damage the connector on the lower part of the display. Ensure  to not damage the connector on the lower part of the display.
    • Carefully release the display, turn it around and place it on the keyboard.

    • Ensure to not damage the connector on the lower part of the display.

  7. Remove the connector together with the label. Remove the connector together with the label.
    • Remove the connector together with the label.

Conclusion

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

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Markus Schmidt

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Did this upgrade with my T440 and worked great, used a LP140WF1 / B140HAN01 display added some much needed pixels and IPS viewing angles. I bought from Aliexpress Store: Kevin trade shop.

Ryan - Reply

What about T440s with touch panel?

TINGHUI WANG - Reply

I do not possess a touch device, sorry.

Markus Schmidt -

Can this be done as an upgrade

Randall Bickford - Reply

You mean from “normal” to touch display? I cannot comment on a touch device…

Markus Schmidt -

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