Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the LCD screen for the phone.

Parts

No parts required.

Place your thumb on the middle of the back cover and push it toward the bottom of the phone to slide the cover off. Place your thumb on the middle of the back cover and push it toward the bottom of the phone to slide the cover off. Place your thumb on the middle of the back cover and push it toward the bottom of the phone to slide the cover off.
  • Place your thumb on the middle of the back cover and push it toward the bottom of the phone to slide the cover off.

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Use a plastic opening tool (or your finger) to gently pry the battery out of the battery slot on the back of the phone. Use a plastic opening tool (or your finger) to gently pry the battery out of the battery slot on the back of the phone. Use a plastic opening tool (or your finger) to gently pry the battery out of the battery slot on the back of the phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool (or your finger) to gently pry the battery out of the battery slot on the back of the phone.

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Lift the metal sim card holder (at the bottom of the battery slot) up and carefully pry the sim card out of its slot with a plastic opening tool or your finger. After removal, lower the metal sim card holder into its original position. After removal, lower the metal sim card holder into its original position.
  • Lift the metal sim card holder (at the bottom of the battery slot) up and carefully pry the sim card out of its slot with a plastic opening tool or your finger.

  • After removal, lower the metal sim card holder into its original position.

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With tools and Fix Kits
Insert the plastic opening tool into the crack between the front and back panels. Gently pry the front cover away from the back cover while sliding the plastic opening tool towards the top of the phone.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the crack between the front and back panels.

  • Gently pry the front cover away from the back cover while sliding the plastic opening tool towards the top of the phone.

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Lift the bottom of the front cover away from the phone. Continue lifting until the top of the front cover is fully removed from the phone.
  • Lift the bottom of the front cover away from the phone.

  • Continue lifting until the top of the front cover is fully removed from the phone.

  • Note: To replace the Keypad, gently lift it out of the front cover. It is located below the clear viewing window.

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Remove the 4 screws surrounding the screen using the precision T6 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 4 screws surrounding the screen using the precision T6 screwdriver.

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Lift the screen away from the phone and circuit board.
  • Lift the screen away from the phone and circuit board.

  • Warning: The screen is attached to the circuit board by a connector on the circuit board, so lift the screen straight up to avoid damage to the connector.

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Conclusion

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

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One Comment

My Nokia 2610 dates from 2005 (or2006) and its screen was very scratched.

I bought a complete front cover replacement from vmobile.pl who were very efficient.

Andrew Wood’s instructions are crystal clear. The phone is as new now.

Many thanks. Andrew Boxall

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