Introduction

This repair is very easy; all you need is a T5 Torx Screwdriver, and a new Digitizer Glass & Frame Assebly - it's better to order it with the Front Frame as well, as it makes repairing a lot simpler, and will give your phone a new look and feel.

The first thing you'll need is a Nokia Lumia 610 with a broken front glass
  • The first thing you'll need is a Nokia Lumia 610 with a broken front glass

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Slide the back cover off, and remove the battery Slide the back cover off, and remove the battery
  • Slide the back cover off, and remove the battery

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There are 8 Torx 5 screws you have to remove, 4 on each side There are 8 Torx 5 screws you have to remove, 4 on each side
  • There are 8 Torx 5 screws you have to remove, 4 on each side

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After removing all 8 screws, proceed to prying off the back cover This is done very easily, by prying it from the 3 grooves depicted This step might also be done using your nails, as the clips are not strong at all
  • After removing all 8 screws, proceed to prying off the back cover

  • This is done very easily, by prying it from the 3 grooves depicted

  • This step might also be done using your nails, as the clips are not strong at all

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Watch out - the buttons easily fall out; just make sure you don't loose any, a'aight ?!
  • Watch out - the buttons easily fall out; just make sure you don't loose any, a'aight ?!

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Lift the back cover up, and pull it back - most likely, the 2 sided tape sealing the camera module will be the last thing to break loose Make sure you stick it back to the rear case assembly after this step
  • Lift the back cover up, and pull it back - most likely, the 2 sided tape sealing the camera module will be the last thing to break loose

  • Make sure you stick it back to the rear case assembly after this step

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Disconnect the 2 ribbon cables connecting the LCD & Digitizer to the motherboard Disconnect the 2 ribbon cables connecting the LCD & Digitizer to the motherboard Disconnect the 2 ribbon cables connecting the LCD & Digitizer to the motherboard
  • Disconnect the 2 ribbon cables connecting the LCD & Digitizer to the motherboard

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Now to separate the Motherboard from the front assembly !
  • Now to separate the Motherboard from the front assembly !

  • Gently pry on the 2 hooks depicted in the picture to release the motherboard

  • Again - using your nails should be just fine !

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Lift the motherboard up from the back, and pull it backwards Apply the same motion as with the back casing
  • Lift the motherboard up from the back, and pull it backwards

  • Apply the same motion as with the back casing

  • You should now have separated the motherboard from the LCD/Digitizer Assembly

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To detach the LCD, gently lift it from the sides - be careful, and don't pull too hard on the ribbon cable ! It's secured in with pretty weak double-sided tape, so this step shouldn't be a problem
  • To detach the LCD, gently lift it from the sides - be careful, and don't pull too hard on the ribbon cable !

  • It's secured in with pretty weak double-sided tape, so this step shouldn't be a problem

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Remove the ear-piece speaker from the Digitizer Assembly It's held in by - again - pretty weak double-sided tape
  • Remove the ear-piece speaker from the Digitizer Assembly

  • It's held in by - again - pretty weak double-sided tape

  • 2nd picture gives you a look of the front of the speaker unit - it's pretty hard to damage the membrane - though, you can never be too careful !

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Something very easy to forget - remove the tiny rubber gasket for the microphone, and place it in the new front panel Something very easy to forget - remove the tiny rubber gasket for the microphone, and place it in the new front panel
  • Something very easy to forget - remove the tiny rubber gasket for the microphone, and place it in the new front panel

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To put everything back together, just follow the same steps backward, and you should have yourself a good-as-new Nokia Lumia 610
  • To put everything back together, just follow the same steps backward, and you should have yourself a good-as-new Nokia Lumia 610

  • The last step in this guide - is trying not to break it again :)

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Conclusion

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

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