Introduction

The replacement of the LCD screen is not difficult. The tools need to replace it are the plastic opening tools.

Grasp the display's metal outer ring with your fingers and pull directly away from the wall. Grasp the display's metal outer ring with your fingers and pull directly away from the wall.
  • Grasp the display's metal outer ring with your fingers and pull directly away from the wall.

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Turn the display over.
  • Turn the display over.

  • Remove the four 6 mm screws from the back of the display using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Pinch the grey 20-pin connector with your fingers and pull directly away from the display. Do NOT pull too far as there is a ribbon on the back panel connecting the 20-pin connector to the display.
  • Pinch the grey 20-pin connector with your fingers and pull directly away from the display.

  • Do NOT pull too far as there is a ribbon on the back panel connecting the 20-pin connector to the display.

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Locate the blue pull tab at the end of the ribbon which says, "1. Pull". Grasp the tab with your fingers and pull directly away from the motherboard. Grasp the tab with your fingers and pull directly away from the motherboard.
  • Locate the blue pull tab at the end of the ribbon which says, "1. Pull".

  • Grasp the tab with your fingers and pull directly away from the motherboard.

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Locate the blue tab which says, "2. Pull". Use tweezers to pull the battery up and away from the display.
  • Locate the blue tab which says, "2. Pull".

  • Use tweezers to pull the battery up and away from the display.

  • Do NOT pull too far, as the battery is still connected to the motherboard and must be unplugged.

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Locate the blue tab which says "3 unplug". Grasp the battery with your fingers. Pull gently directly away from the display to unplug the battery from the motherboard.
  • Locate the blue tab which says "3 unplug".

  • Grasp the battery with your fingers. Pull gently directly away from the display to unplug the battery from the motherboard.

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Grasp the battery with your fingers and pull directly away from motherboard to separate the battery from the display. Grasp the battery with your fingers and pull directly away from motherboard to separate the battery from the display. Grasp the battery with your fingers and pull directly away from motherboard to separate the battery from the display.
  • Grasp the battery with your fingers and pull directly away from motherboard to separate the battery from the display.

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Locate the auto-away sensor.
  • Locate the auto-away sensor.

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Remove the four 3mm screws with a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Remove the one 4mm screw located at the edge of the auto-away sensor. Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 3mm screws with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Remove the one 4mm screw located at the edge of the auto-away sensor. Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Lift the auto-away sensor from motherboard using tweezers. Peel the copper foil gently from the EMI shield. Peel the copper foil gently from the EMI shield.
  • Lift the auto-away sensor from motherboard using tweezers.

  • Peel the copper foil gently from the EMI shield.

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Remove one 4 mm screw from the motherboard using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove one 4 mm screw from the motherboard using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Remove the EMI shield from the motherboard using the plastic opening tools. Remove the EMI shield from the motherboard using the plastic opening tools.
  • Remove the EMI shield from the motherboard using the plastic opening tools.

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Unsnap the LCD ribbon from the motherboard gently using the tweezers. Unsnap the LCD ribbon from the motherboard gently using the tweezers.
  • Unsnap the LCD ribbon from the motherboard gently using the tweezers.

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Locate the black tabs that hold the display to the motherboard. Push the black tabs gently away from the motherboard using the plastic opening tools. Push the black tabs gently away from the motherboard using the plastic opening tools.
  • Locate the black tabs that hold the display to the motherboard.

  • Push the black tabs gently away from the motherboard using the plastic opening tools.

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Pull the face display gently away from the motherboard. Pull the face display gently away from the motherboard.
  • Pull the face display gently away from the motherboard.

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The front of the glass display and plastic frame is held together by only light adhesive. Push the crescent shape bottom of the display away from the plastic frame using the plastic opening tools. Push the crescent shape bottom of the display away from the plastic frame using the plastic opening tools.
  • The front of the glass display and plastic frame is held together by only light adhesive.

  • Push the crescent shape bottom of the display away from the plastic frame using the plastic opening tools.

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Pry the front glass and plastic frame apart gently using the plastic opening tools.
  • Pry the front glass and plastic frame apart gently using the plastic opening tools.

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Pry the LCD screen gently from the plastic frame using the plastic opening tools. Pry the LCD screen gently from the plastic frame using the plastic opening tools.
  • Pry the LCD screen gently from the plastic frame using the plastic opening tools.

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Pull the LCD screen away from the plastic frame gently using your fingers. Pull the LCD screen away from the plastic frame gently using your fingers. Pull the LCD screen away from the plastic frame gently using your fingers.
  • Pull the LCD screen away from the plastic frame gently using your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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Please could you say the type of LCD screen? Or present detailed photo of rear side?

vladvys - Reply

Yes, this is a guide for replacing the LCD. I'd like to know what LCD to order. Thanks.

kylegoetz - Reply

Thank you for providing this tutorial. My dog, not making this up, knocked my nest off the wall. Where can I purchase the replacement green itself and the plastic opening tools you used throughout the repair? This will be my first time on something like this, but with your guide I should have a decent shot at not screwing it up.

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