Introduction

If your screen is not working properly follow this guide to replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Insert spudger into the USB Micro slot and pry the case apart.
  • Insert spudger into the USB Micro slot and pry the case apart.

  • Be careful not to go too deep and bend the prong inside the Micro USB port.

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Slide the wide plastic opening tool across the seem, separating it if you can't pry the device open using just the spudger. Gently separate the case so none of the cords inside are disconnected
  • Slide the wide plastic opening tool across the seem, separating it if you can't pry the device open using just the spudger.

  • Gently separate the case so none of the cords inside are disconnected

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After prying the device apart, it should look like this.
  • After prying the device apart, it should look like this.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the speaker from the casing.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the speaker from the casing.

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Use the slim plastic opening tool to pry the camera from its position.
  • Use the slim plastic opening tool to pry the camera from its position.

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Unscrew the two screws that hold the volume module to the casing. Unscrew the two screws that hold the volume module to the casing.
  • Unscrew the two screws that hold the volume module to the casing.

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Use the plastic opening tool to slowly pry each side of the battery up.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to slowly pry each side of the battery up.

  • Be careful not to bend the battery too much.

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Remove the two highlighted ribbons from the motherboard.
  • Remove the two highlighted ribbons from the motherboard.

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Use the screw driver to remove the highlighted screws.
  • Use the screw driver to remove the highlighted screws.

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Use the plastic opening tool to hold the camera ribbon back.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to hold the camera ribbon back.

  • Unscrew the screw under ribbon with the screw driver.

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Remove the motherboard from the casing.
  • Remove the motherboard from the casing.

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Oriented the device so the battery is closest to the user. Use the plastic opening tool to pry the clips up to release LCD screen. Gently lift the northern end of the screen and slide it out horizontally.
  • Oriented the device so the battery is closest to the user.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the clips up to release LCD screen.

  • Gently lift the northern end of the screen and slide it out horizontally.

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Unsolder the black and red LCD wires.
  • Unsolder the black and red LCD wires.

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Conclusion

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

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