Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of replacing a faulty LCD screen in a Motorola Moto G4 Plus phone.

Hold your Motorola G4 Plus face down.  Pry off the rear cover using a spudger or your fingers. Hold your Motorola G4 Plus face down.  Pry off the rear cover using a spudger or your fingers.
  • Hold your Motorola G4 Plus face down. Pry off the rear cover using a spudger or your fingers.

Remove the nineteen (19) 3.0 mm T3 Torx screws securing the midframe. Remove the nineteen (19) 3.0 mm T3 Torx screws securing the midframe.
  • Remove the nineteen (19) 3.0 mm T3 Torx screws securing the midframe.

Remove the small silicon cover to the left of the camera using tweezers. Using the spudger tool, lift up the cable found underneath the silicon cover. Remove the back panel assembly.
  • Remove the small silicon cover to the left of the camera using tweezers.

  • Using the spudger tool, lift up the cable found underneath the silicon cover.

  • Remove the back panel assembly.

Using tweezers, remove the yellow stickers and black film connecting the battery to the motherboard. Using tweezers, remove the yellow stickers and black film connecting the battery to the motherboard.
  • Using tweezers, remove the yellow stickers and black film connecting the battery to the motherboard.

Using tweezers, disconnect the red and black battery cable from the motherboard.
  • Using tweezers, disconnect the red and black battery cable from the motherboard.

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Pry off the battery using a spudger.
  • Pry off the battery using a spudger.

  • The battery is kept in place with a strong adhesive. It may require some jostling to remove.

Using tweezers, lift up the black silicon piece connecting the motherboard to the front casing. Using tweezers, remove the red and black cable connecting the motherboard to the front casing.
  • Using tweezers, lift up the black silicon piece connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

  • Using tweezers, remove the red and black cable connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

Using a spudger, remove the two metal pieces connecting the  motherboard to the front casing. Using a spudger, remove the two metal pieces connecting the  motherboard to the front casing.
  • Using a spudger, remove the two metal pieces connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

Using tweezers, remove the yellow film connecting the rear camera to the motherboard.
  • Using tweezers, remove the yellow film connecting the rear camera to the motherboard.

  • The film is connected by an adhesive, so it may take some jostling to remove.

Remove two 4.0 mm T3 Torx screws connecting the motherboard to the front casing.
  • Remove two 4.0 mm T3 Torx screws connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

Using a spudger, lift up and remove the motherboard.
  • Using a spudger, lift up and remove the motherboard.

Using a heating pad, hair dryer, or heat gun, heat up the edges of the LCD screen.
  • Using a heating pad, hair dryer, or heat gun, heat up the edges of the LCD screen.

Lift up the front facing camera to make room for a spudger. With the LCD screen still warm, use a spudger to push on the screen from the gap created by lifting up the front facing camera .
  • Lift up the front facing camera to make room for a spudger.

  • With the LCD screen still warm, use a spudger to push on the screen from the gap created by lifting up the front facing camera .

  • Wedge a card or other thin object in the screen separation.

Slide the card or other object around the perimeter of the screen to maximize separation.
  • Slide the card or other object around the perimeter of the screen to maximize separation.

Lift up the two orange cables connecting the screen to the phone. Remove the screen. Remove the screen.
  • Lift up the two orange cables connecting the screen to the phone.

  • Remove the screen.

Conclusion

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

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