Introduction

How to disassemble the phone and replace the display assembly - Touch screen glass, LCD Display and middle frame.


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Remove the battery and any SIM and memory cards. Remove the black sticker at the bottom side of the phone. Remove the black sticker at the bottom side of the phone.
  • Remove the battery and any SIM and memory cards.

  • Remove the black sticker at the bottom side of the phone.

Use a screwdriver Torx T4 and remove the 7x screws. There are two other smaller screws with the same head size – remove them as well. There are two other smaller screws with the same head size – remove them as well.
  • Use a screwdriver Torx T4 and remove the 7x screws.

  • There are two other smaller screws with the same head size – remove them as well.

You need a decent quality T4 screwdriver here - the rubbish on that cm free with the screen assembly I bought failed completely to grip or loosen the screws. With one from a decent set (ForgeSteel from ScrewFix) they came out easily. A fridge magnet is useful to keep the screws on.

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Lift the rear bezel and unhook the display assembly flex cable. Don't use a metal tool for disconnecting the flex cable. There are many small elements near the connectors. You could break them. If you don't have a suitable tool just use your nails. Now we have to transfer the earpiece.
  • Lift the rear bezel and unhook the display assembly flex cable.

  • Don't use a metal tool for disconnecting the flex cable. There are many small elements near the connectors. You could break them. If you don't have a suitable tool just use your nails.

  • Now we have to transfer the earpiece.

Put the earpiece on the new display assembly and start with reassembling. Put the earpiece on the new display assembly and start with reassembling. Put the earpiece on the new display assembly and start with reassembling.
  • Put the earpiece on the new display assembly and start with reassembling.

Conclusion

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

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Where do i get the part replacements from to replace the screen and what not?

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