Introduction

This is a repair guide to access and replace the LCD screen.

Position the phone so the screen faces down.
  • Position the phone so the screen faces down.

  • Remove the stylus found on the back of the phone.

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To remove the battery cover, hold down the button in the middle of the phone's back.
  • To remove the battery cover, hold down the button in the middle of the phone's back.

  • Slide the cover down to remove. Set the cover aside.

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Lift the edge of the battery, separating contact points, and pull out as pictured. Lift the edge of the battery, separating contact points, and pull out as pictured.
  • Lift the edge of the battery, separating contact points, and pull out as pictured.

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Remove the small round rubber cover on the back of the phone located immediately below the antenna.
  • Remove the small round rubber cover on the back of the phone located immediately below the antenna.

  • This will uncover a screw that will be removed in the next step.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Unscrew six black 6.9 mm Torx screws with a T5 Torx Screwdriver. Unscrew one 9.75 mm Phillips antenna screw with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver. Pull out antenna.
  • Unscrew six black 6.9 mm Torx screws with a T5 Torx Screwdriver.

  • Unscrew one 9.75 mm Phillips antenna screw with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

  • Pull out antenna.

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Pry the back cover off using a spudger or similar tool. The back cover is attached by several small clips on the inside.
  • Pry the back cover off using a spudger or similar tool.

  • The back cover is attached by several small clips on the inside.

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Unclip the gray tab. Pull out the orange ribbon cable. Do not remove the motherboard before disconnecting the ribbon cable--Damage may occur!
  • Unclip the gray tab.

  • Pull out the orange ribbon cable.

  • Do not remove the motherboard before disconnecting the ribbon cable--Damage may occur!

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Pull off the mother board. Install replacement or repaired motherboard, reversing steps above.
  • Pull off the mother board.

  • Install replacement or repaired motherboard, reversing steps above.

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Lift up the LCD screen so that the ribbon strip connecting it to the motherboard can be accessed. Be careful not to pull off LCD screen yet. Be careful not to pull off LCD screen yet.
  • Lift up the LCD screen so that the ribbon strip connecting it to the motherboard can be accessed.

  • Be careful not to pull off LCD screen yet.

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Unclip the gray tab. Pull out the orange ribbon strip.
  • Unclip the gray tab.

  • Pull out the orange ribbon strip.

  • Remove the LCD screen.

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Conclusion

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

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