Introduction

Use this guide to replace the entire front panel assembly on your Motorola Droid RAZR HD. This includes the

Power off the device before disassembly to avoid damage or harm from electrical surges.
  • Power off the device before disassembly to avoid damage or harm from electrical surges.

  • Remove the two 4.5mm screws in the bottom left and right corners of the device using a T4 Torx Screwdriver.

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Holding the device in your hand, push the screen towards the top of the phone until it disconnects from the base of the phone.
  • Holding the device in your hand, push the screen towards the top of the phone until it disconnects from the base of the phone.

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Use a plastic opening tool to lift the screen from the phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the screen from the phone.

  • Do not try to completely detach the screen; cables are still connected to the device and can be damaged.

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Use tweezers to remove the yellow tape covering the lcd/digitizer cable connector. Carefully lift up the black locking tab to release the lcd/digitizer cable.
  • Use tweezers to remove the yellow tape covering the lcd/digitizer cable connector.

  • Carefully lift up the black locking tab to release the lcd/digitizer cable.

    • The cable connector is located on the bottom right section of the phone.

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Lift up the screen further to reveal another cable at the top of the device connecting the motherboard to the screen.
  • Lift up the screen further to reveal another cable at the top of the device connecting the motherboard to the screen.

    • This connector is located on the top right section of the phone.

  • Use tweezers to lift the black bar on top of the ZIF connector.

    • Pull the ribbon cable out of the connector with tweezers.

  • Now that there are no cables connecting the screen to the motherboard, remove the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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