Use the pry tool around edges of case where keyboard is located to take the back cover off. Be careful not to break the cover where the SD card slot is; the cover is very thin and fragile in that area. (I broke mine.) Use the pry tool around edges of case where keyboard is located to take the back cover off. Be careful not to break the cover where the SD card slot is; the cover is very thin and fragile in that area. (I broke mine.)
  • Use the pry tool around edges of case where keyboard is located to take the back cover off. Be careful not to break the cover where the SD card slot is; the cover is very thin and fragile in that area. (I broke mine.)

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Remove the black screws around the outer edges and the 4 silver screws. (You'll find a silver screw on each side of the vibrator motor and on each side of the rear camera.) Remove the black screws around the outer edges and the 4 silver screws. (You'll find a silver screw on each side of the vibrator motor and on each side of the rear camera.) Remove the black screws around the outer edges and the 4 silver screws. (You'll find a silver screw on each side of the vibrator motor and on each side of the rear camera.)
  • Remove the black screws around the outer edges and the 4 silver screws. (You'll find a silver screw on each side of the vibrator motor and on each side of the rear camera.)

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Now remove the circuit board's protective cover (the one you just unscrewed) by lifting it gently from the top. Three tabs need to be unclipped using the pry tool. Unclip at least 2 of the 3 clips and final tab should loosen on its own.
  • Now remove the circuit board's protective cover (the one you just unscrewed) by lifting it gently from the top. Three tabs need to be unclipped using the pry tool. Unclip at least 2 of the 3 clips and final tab should loosen on its own.

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Now remove the 2 big silver screws in the battery ribbon cable that is attached to the circut board...
  • Now remove the 2 big silver screws in the battery ribbon cable that is attached to the circut board...

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  • take pry tool and slide underneath the battery very very gently being careful not to damage the components underneath and gently lift up until the battery comes loose..Adhesive is whats under battery holding it scurely to circut board. ?

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remove the one silver screw in the center of the circuit board which is holding it down
  • remove the one silver screw in the center of the circuit board which is holding it down

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  • now remove the keyboard from the front LCD screen by slowly lifting the two apart and and remove snap on ribbon cables that are holding it LCD screen to keyboard

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Remove the 7 screws ont the outer edge of the back lcd display
  • Remove the 7 screws ont the outer edge of the back lcd display

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remove the back plate to the LCD screen being careful not to tear the ribbon cables and slide them through the slot.. then set it aside
  • remove the back plate to the LCD screen being careful not to tear the ribbon cables and slide them through the slot.. then set it aside

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remove the 3 screws that hold the top circuit board to the phone
  • remove the 3 screws that hold the top circuit board to the phone

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remove the rubber on the back of digitizer and transfer it over to the new digitizer make sure to use a heat gun to eat the adhesive on the backside of rubber to get off easily
  • remove the rubber on the back of digitizer and transfer it over to the new digitizer make sure to use a heat gun to eat the adhesive on the backside of rubber to get off easily

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slowly pulled the speaker away from digitizer and transfer that over to your new digitizer is well.. be careful not to break your speaker I broke mine mine came apart and now it doesn't work at is my phone in speaker phone keep that in mind
  • slowly pulled the speaker away from digitizer and transfer that over to your new digitizer is well.. be careful not to break your speaker I broke mine mine came apart and now it doesn't work at is my phone in speaker phone keep that in mind

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now get your new digitizer and take the plastic protective covering of it and put your rubber adhesive on new digitizer screen and put digitizer on phone and slide  the ribbon cable through the slot provided and a attach ribbon cable to circut board now get your new digitizer and take the plastic protective covering of it and put your rubber adhesive on new digitizer screen and put digitizer on phone and slide  the ribbon cable through the slot provided and a attach ribbon cable to circut board now get your new digitizer and take the plastic protective covering of it and put your rubber adhesive on new digitizer screen and put digitizer on phone and slide  the ribbon cable through the slot provided and a attach ribbon cable to circut board
  • now get your new digitizer and take the plastic protective covering of it and put your rubber adhesive on new digitizer screen and put digitizer on phone and slide the ribbon cable through the slot provided and a attach ribbon cable to circut board

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reverse all the steps to put your phone back together and then you have a new phone
  • reverse all the steps to put your phone back together and then you have a new phone

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Conclusion

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

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