Introduction

The screen is a common breaking point for cellular phones, and can be replaced to repair an unusable phone.

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  • Remove the four rubber stoppers from around the screen with a pin to reveal four screws.

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  • Remove the four 3.8 mm T-6 Torx screws.

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  • Separate the cover from the edges using a plastic opening tool.

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  • With the edges separated, close the phone and lift off the faceplate with your fingers.

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  • Gently peel off the plastic film from the metal plate above the camera lens as shown.

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Image 1/2: Repeat the previous bullet for the two corresponding tabs on the opposite side of the phone. Image 2/2: Repeat the previous bullet for the two corresponding tabs on the opposite side of the phone.
  • Insert the spudger into the slots marked and gently pry upwards to remove the metal cover.

  • Repeat the previous bullet for the two corresponding tabs on the opposite side of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the metal cover and remove to expose the circuit board. Image 2/2: Gently lift the metal cover and remove to expose the circuit board.
  • Lift and peel back the tape attaching metal casing to body of the phone.

  • Gently lift the metal cover and remove to expose the circuit board.

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Image 1/2: After the door is open, gently pull on the ribbon cable's corner to separate it from the board. Image 2/2: Work out the ribbon cable's end slowly and gently to avoid damaging the pink door port.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry or lift open the pink door shown.

    • After the door is open, gently pull on the ribbon cable's corner to separate it from the board.

  • Work out the ribbon cable's end slowly and gently to avoid damaging the pink door port.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge and remove the rubber camera cover.

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  • Lift the top ribbon cable, with camera attached, up and away from the rest of the phone.

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Image 1/3: Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry and remove the circuit board-screen unit in both screens. Image 2/3: Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry and remove the circuit board-screen unit in both screens. Image 3/3: Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry and remove the circuit board-screen unit in both screens.
  • Pull the ribbon cable up and out of the way to get access to the circuit board-screen unit.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry and remove the circuit board-screen unit in both screens.

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Conclusion

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

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