Introduction

When there is a crack in your screen or it just won't display, change the LCD screen out.

Be sure cell phone is off before you begin to disassemble the phone. Press the button on the bottom of the back of the cell phone. Slide rear panel down and remove  it.
  • Be sure cell phone is off before you begin to disassemble the phone.

  • Press the button on the bottom of the back of the cell phone.

  • Slide rear panel down and remove it.

Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out. Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out. Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out.
  • Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out.

Insert the plastic opening tool under the faceplate. Separate the faceplate from main body by twisting the prying tool with some force. The faceplate is held by three plastic fasteners, so pry evenly on both sides of phone.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool under the faceplate.

  • Separate the faceplate from main body by twisting the prying tool with some force.

  • The faceplate is held by three plastic fasteners, so pry evenly on both sides of phone.

With the faceplate removed, simply peel off rubber key pad and remove. With the faceplate removed, simply peel off rubber key pad and remove. With the faceplate removed, simply peel off rubber key pad and remove.
  • With the faceplate removed, simply peel off rubber key pad and remove.

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Locate and remove the six screws on the front of the phone using a T6 Torx. All 6 screws are 6.9mm long. All 6 screws are 6.9mm long.
  • Locate and remove the six screws on the front of the phone using a T6 Torx.

    • All 6 screws are 6.9mm long.

After removing screws, lift the motherboard assembly straight off the cell phone body. After removing screws, lift the motherboard assembly straight off the cell phone body. After removing screws, lift the motherboard assembly straight off the cell phone body.
  • After removing screws, lift the motherboard assembly straight off the cell phone body.

With the LCD unit removed, gently press out the speaker with a non-metallic pointed object. With the LCD unit removed, gently press out the speaker with a non-metallic pointed object. With the LCD unit removed, gently press out the speaker with a non-metallic pointed object.
  • With the LCD unit removed, gently press out the speaker with a non-metallic pointed object.

Pull one of the bottom corners of the rubber casing outward and detach LCD screen. Pull one of the bottom corners of the rubber casing outward and detach LCD screen. Pull one of the bottom corners of the rubber casing outward and detach LCD screen.
  • Pull one of the bottom corners of the rubber casing outward and detach LCD screen.

Once the LCD screen is detached from a majority of the rubber casing, pry out the highlighted portion. Once the LCD screen is detached from a majority of the rubber casing, pry out the highlighted portion. Once the LCD screen is detached from a majority of the rubber casing, pry out the highlighted portion.
  • Once the LCD screen is detached from a majority of the rubber casing, pry out the highlighted portion.

The highlighted portion is fragile. Pry gently when removing from rubber casing. The highlighted portion is fragile. Pry gently when removing from rubber casing.
  • The highlighted portion is fragile. Pry gently when removing from rubber casing.

Conclusion

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

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