Introduction

If your screen is damaged or has dust underneath the plastic cover, it may need to be removed. This guide provides steps to install the LCD screens and call speaker for your Motorola Razr V3.

Image 1/2: Pull the cover away from the phone. Image 2/2: Pull the cover away from the phone.
  • Remove the back cover by pressing down the silver button.

  • Pull the cover away from the phone.

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  • Remove the battery by pushing down on the top and pulling it away from the phone, similar to the cover.

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Image 1/1: Our phone is missing the two left screw covers, be careful not to lose yours too!
  • Use tweezers to pry off all four rubber screw covers from the inside face, pulling them towards you.

  • Our phone is missing the two left screw covers, be careful not to lose yours too!

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  • Remove the four T5 Torx screws that were underneath the rubber covers.

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Image 1/1: The side buttons on the phone may fall out when the top cover is separated from the phone. They can easily be put back by placing them in their original spot.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the top cover away from the phone.

  • The side buttons on the phone may fall out when the top cover is separated from the phone. They can easily be put back by placing them in their original spot.

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Image 1/1: You will feel some resistance due to the adhesive put in between the screen and the plastic lens. Be careful not to damage the LCD screen.
  • Use the spudger to pry off the plastic lens that covers the LCD screen.

  • You will feel some resistance due to the adhesive put in between the screen and the plastic lens. Be careful not to damage the LCD screen.

  • When reassembling, put the screen lens on last. It is much easier to align the lens when you use the upper casing as a guide.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable when pulling it off, as it can be fragile.
  • Using the tweezers gently pry the silver ribbon cable on the right, up towards you.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable when pulling it off, as it can be fragile.

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Image 1/2: With the tab up, slowly and gently pull the copper ribbon cable out. Image 2/2: Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable when pulling it out, as it is fragile.
  • Using the tweezers, flip up the tab on the left.

  • With the tab up, slowly and gently pull the copper ribbon cable out.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable when pulling it out, as it is fragile.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to rip buttons off of the board. You will feel some resistance from the adhesive, but they should easily fold up if they are pulled from the bottom. Image 2/2: Using the spudger, pry up the speaker on the top of the phone.
  • Using the tweezers, gently fold up the four buttons away from the phone's body.

  • Be careful not to rip buttons off of the board. You will feel some resistance from the adhesive, but they should easily fold up if they are pulled from the bottom.

  • Using the spudger, pry up the speaker on the top of the phone.

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Image 1/2: It should come out pretty easy. If it is not budging go back and check over the steps again. Image 2/2: It should come out pretty easy. If it is not budging go back and check over the steps again.
  • Place your thumb on the screen and gently push into the phone. The screen should pop out.

  • It should come out pretty easy. If it is not budging go back and check over the steps again.

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Conclusion

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

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