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    • Before proceeding to change the screen of your Galaxy A8 (2018), press and hold the power button to turn off your device.

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    • Insert the SIM Card Ejection tool into the small hole and remove the SIM Card tray.

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    • Using a hairdryer, heat up the back of the device to loosen the adhesive.

    • Gently insert a plastic card and opening pick between the glass and frame to create an opening. Carefully separate the rear glass from the rest of the device.

    • Be careful not to overheat the rear glass since it is very fragile.

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    • Using a pair of tweezers, disconnect the clip connecting camera and motherboard.

    • Lift the back panel off of the chassis of the device.

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    • Use the P2 Pentalobe screwdriver to remove the 14 (0.8mm) screws.

    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the rest of the four 1.5mm screws.

    • Gently leverage with the spudger under the top antenna to lift it.

    • Continue with the spudger to lift and extract the NFC antenna.

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    • Disconnect the battery using the spudger.

    • Gently lift the speaker and pull it out of the slot.

    • Disconnect the display cables from the device.

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    • To soften the adhesive that binds the display panel to the chassis, heat the front panel with the hairdryer for a few seconds

    • To create an opening, insert the opening pick gently between the screen and the chassis

    • Gently slide the plastic card around the screen to take it off the chassis.

    • Be careful not to overheat the centre of the display panel as this can damage it.

Conclusion

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

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