Introduction

Removing the screen requires nearly a complete dis-assembly of the phone.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Push away from the phone to release back panel.
  • Place thumb on the rubber tab on the lower back of the phone.

  • Push away from the phone to release back panel.

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  • Lift the back panel of the phone to expose battery (not shown here).

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  • Pull the antenna up to reveal two of the six screws.

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  • Unscrew all six screws on the back side of the phone using a T-6 bit.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to break or bend the ribbon cables. Image 2/2: Be careful not to break or bend the ribbon cables.
  • Gently separate the front and back sides of the phone, as shown in the picture.

  • Be careful not to break or bend the ribbon cables.

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  • Detach the first ribbon cable by unplugging it from the motherboard.

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  • Detach the speaker ribbon cable from the motherboard.

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  • Remove the motherboard from the front half of the phone by gently shaking it loose. It should come out with little to no trouble.

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  • Push lightly from the front of the keypad to remove it.

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  • By applying force, "pop" the screen out of the connecting hinge frame of the phone.

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  • Carefully slide the speaker ribbon cable through the slot in the front frame of the phone.

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  • After sliding the ribbon cable through the front frame of the phone, the separated screen and phone frame will appear as shown.

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Conclusion

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

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