Introduction

If your screen is unresponsive to touch, cracked, or flickering than placing your screen may solve these problems.

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  • To avoid electrical shocks, unplug and turn off your Surface Pro 2 before proceeding.

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Image 1/1: Using a heating pad or heating gun, heat the edges of the screen to soften the glue. This area extends roughly one inch from the edge of the device.
  • Avoid any skin or eye contact with the heating pad or heating gun because they may cause bodily harm.

  • Using a heating pad or heating gun, heat the edges of the screen to soften the glue. This area extends roughly one inch from the edge of the device.

  • The glue is under the darker border of the device display.

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Image 1/1: If the tool does not easily slide under the screen, return to heating before proceeding.
  • Using a plastic opening tool and a suction cup as needed for leverage, gently insert one edge of the opening tool under the corner of the screen.

  • If the tool does not easily slide under the screen, return to heating before proceeding.

  • Slowly work the tool around the entire edge of the screen.

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Image 1/3: Please note the third small connector in red. Image 2/3: Allow the glue to cool before letting it come into contact with any other surface. Image 3/3: Allow the glue to cool before letting it come into contact with any other surface.
  • Detach the orange cables that connect the screen to the motherboard by pulling on the small tabs. Using the nylon spudger, release these cables.

  • Please note the third small connector in red.

  • Allow the glue to cool before letting it come into contact with any other surface.

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Conclusion

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

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After replacing the screen my surface will turn on but the screen is just black.... in device manager its showing up as a 'Digital Flat Panel'

yet the screen is still black.. faulty replacement panel???

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