Introduction

Make sure to have your soldering iron ready prior to replacing the screen. This will make the process go faster as the time it takes to heat the soldering iron varies.

Fully open the LCD panel so that its screws are easily accessible. Remove the  two 2.5 mm screws from the outside edge  of the screen casing, and the two 3.5 mm screws from the inside edge. Remove the  two 2.5 mm screws from the outside edge  of the screen casing, and the two 3.5 mm screws from the inside edge.
  • Fully open the LCD panel so that its screws are easily accessible.

  • Remove the two 2.5 mm screws from the outside edge of the screen casing, and the two 3.5 mm screws from the inside edge.

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Pry open the plastic casing using the opening tool or by hand. Pry open the plastic casing using the opening tool or by hand. Pry open the plastic casing using the opening tool or by hand.
  • Pry open the plastic casing using the opening tool or by hand.

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Use the plastic opening tool to pop up the latch holding the ribbon cable on the right side of the circuit board, and remove it. Use the plastic opening tool to pry the ribbon cable on the left side of the circuit board up and off of its socket. Use the plastic opening tool to pry the ribbon cable on the left side of the circuit board up and off of its socket.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pop up the latch holding the ribbon cable on the right side of the circuit board, and remove it.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the ribbon cable on the left side of the circuit board up and off of its socket.

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Using tweezers, unplug the smaller cable. Using tweezers, unplug the smaller cable.
  • Using tweezers, unplug the smaller cable.

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Desolder the three small wires on the left side of the circuit board. Soldering irons become very hot when in use. Take all necessary precautions to avoid injury.
  • Desolder the three small wires on the left side of the circuit board.

  • Soldering irons become very hot when in use. Take all necessary precautions to avoid injury.

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Using a spudger, remove the display from its casing. Using a spudger, remove the display from its casing. Using a spudger, remove the display from its casing.
  • Using a spudger, remove the display from its casing.

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Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

Do I need to de-solder if I'm just replacing the window glass?

isaac - Reply

To isaac: no. The exterior glass is separate from the LCD.

Joseph Morris - Reply

Do you recommend the replacent for LCD sold on Ebay?

g_atki - Reply

Where did you find the replacement screen? The one I ordered that says it's for the d5200 is not the same as the one in it or in your pictures.

Heather Miller - Reply

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