Introduction

This guide will show you the preliminary steps you must perform before replacing EB-GD88 cellphone's camera and screen assembly.

Flip cellphone open. Out of the iFixit tool kit remove the black plastic opening tool, curved tweezers, and 54 bit driver kit. Out of the iFixit tool kit remove the black plastic opening tool, curved tweezers, and 54 bit driver kit.
  • Flip cellphone open.

  • Out of the iFixit tool kit remove the black plastic opening tool, curved tweezers, and 54 bit driver kit.

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Remove 4 rubber covers on the corners of the cellphone screen by prying them off with flat end of nylon spudger.
  • Remove 4 rubber covers on the corners of the cellphone screen by prying them off with flat end of nylon spudger.

  • The rubber covers are glued on, but they should pop off easily.

  • These rubber covers may or may not be present.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Using a Y0 tri-wing screwdriver, found in the 54 bit driver kit, remove the two screws above the screen. Twist the screws counterclockwise to remove. These two screws are blueish Using a Y0 tri-wing screwdriver, remove the two screws below the screen. Twist the screws counterclockwise to remove.
  • Using a Y0 tri-wing screwdriver, found in the 54 bit driver kit, remove the two screws above the screen. Twist the screws counterclockwise to remove.

  • These two screws are blueish

  • Using a Y0 tri-wing screwdriver, remove the two screws below the screen. Twist the screws counterclockwise to remove.

  • These two screws are silver and longer than the bluish.

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Carefully pry front cover of cellphone off with flat end of nylon spudger. Carefully pry front cover of cellphone off with flat end of nylon spudger. Carefully pry front cover of cellphone off with flat end of nylon spudger.
  • Carefully pry front cover of cellphone off with flat end of nylon spudger.

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Insert nylon spudger or curved tweezers into small gap between the phone's outer gray casing and the inner gray plastic compartment (which holds the green circuit board and screen together).  This gap is indicated by red arrows. Use the tools  as leverage to pop out inner gray compartment unit (screen, gray plastic, and circuit board) away from the phones outer casing . Place nylon spudger and tweezers in the space between the outer phone casing and the inner gray compartment.
  • Insert nylon spudger or curved tweezers into small gap between the phone's outer gray casing and the inner gray plastic compartment (which holds the green circuit board and screen together). This gap is indicated by red arrows.

  • Use the tools as leverage to pop out inner gray compartment unit (screen, gray plastic, and circuit board) away from the phones outer casing .

  • Place nylon spudger and tweezers in the space between the outer phone casing and the inner gray compartment.

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Conclusion

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

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