Remove the back battery cover.
  • Remove the back battery cover.

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Remove the battery
  • Remove the battery

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Remove the 11 T4 Torx Screws Next, remove the information sticker.
  • Remove the 11 T4 Torx Screws

    • Next, remove the information sticker.

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Using a plastic removal tool, work around the edges of the back housing. Lift off the back housing.
  • Using a plastic removal tool, work around the edges of the back housing.

    • Lift off the back housing.

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Remove the two silver T4 screws securing the SIM tray. Carefully lift the SIM tray to disconnect it from the board. Carefully remove the plastic spacer beneath by lifting gently in the center with a plastic removal tool.
  • Remove the two silver T4 screws securing the SIM tray.

    • Carefully lift the SIM tray to disconnect it from the board.

    • Carefully remove the plastic spacer beneath by lifting gently in the center with a plastic removal tool.

    • Then, using a plastic removal tool, disconnect the speaker & front facing camera assembly from the board. The speaker is attached with adhesive, so be careful not to rip the flex cable.

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Disconnect the 2 digitizer connectors using a plastic removal tool.
  • Disconnect the 2 digitizer connectors using a plastic removal tool.

  • Then disconnect the LCD connector

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The board is now free from all connections. Carefully lift from the top and remove the board. The board is now free from all connections. Carefully lift from the top and remove the board.
  • The board is now free from all connections. Carefully lift from the top and remove the board.

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Carefully peel the two flex cables from the back housing of the LCD. Be exceptionally careful during this process, as those flex cables can be easily ripped. With the flex cables out of the way, you can now use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the old LCD loose and out of the display.
  • Carefully peel the two flex cables from the back housing of the LCD. Be exceptionally careful during this process, as those flex cables can be easily ripped.

  • With the flex cables out of the way, you can now use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the old LCD loose and out of the display.

  • If you're installing a new LCD, simply add it now and follow these instructions in reverse to complete the installation.

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Conclusion

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

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