Introduction

This guide give instructions on how to locate the inner LCD display for removal and/or repair.

  1. Flip over the phone and then slide down the back cover with your thumb.
    • Flip over the phone and then slide down the back cover with your thumb.

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  2. Lever out the battery from the phone using your thumb.
    • Lever out the battery from the phone using your thumb.

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    • With the phone closed, run a plastic opening tool along the seam of the top half of the phone

    • Make sure to disconnect each of the five clips before proceeding (2 on each side, 1 on top)

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    • Using T6 Torx Screwdriver, remove the four 3.16mm screws from the front panel

    • Note that the fourth screw is under a fold in the ribbon cable

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    • Starting in the lower right corner, slowly start to lift the tape that is holding the front LCD and cables down

    • Be careful around the two ribbon cables that are attached to the tape, they are fragile

    • Lift the tape from the board

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    • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the ribbon cable connection below the front LCD

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    • Using a plastic opening tool, slowly pry up the LCD display from the bottom, releasing it from the glue holding it to the board

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    • Locate the ribbon cable connection in the upper right hand corner of the board

    • Using a plastic opening tool, lift off the cable from the board

    • Be gentle and make sure not to rip the ribbon cable

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    • Using a plastic opening tool, slowly work the board off the mounts holding it to the frame

    • Flip the board over to reveal the main display

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    • Locate the ribbon cable for the main display on the bottom of the board

    • Slowly lift off the ribbon connector from its housing using a plastic opening tool

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    • Slowly wedge the plastic opening tool under the bottom of the main display

    • Separate the display from the glue lifting it off the board

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Conclusion

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

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