Danger
Potentially Dangerous
Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.
Danger
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  • Remove the back cover

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Image 1/2: Remove the SIM Card and the MicroSD card (If one is installed). Image 2/2: Remove the SIM Card and the MicroSD card (If one is installed).
  • Remove battery

  • Remove the SIM Card and the MicroSD card (If one is installed).

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  • Remove the 9 Philips #00 screws (marked in red)

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  • Remove the midframe.

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Image 1/2: The digitizer and LCD assembly Image 2/2: Headphone Jack and Earpiece
  • Disconnect the following ribbon cables from the motherboard:

    • The digitizer and LCD assembly

    • Headphone Jack and Earpiece

    • Daughter board flex cable.

    • Antenna connector

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  • Remove the motherboard by using the plastic prise tool.

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Image 1/3: 1 x Philips screw Image 2/3: Flex cable is glued, so exercise extreme caution, as excessive force can damage the cable. Image 3/3: Flex cable is glued, so exercise extreme caution, as excessive force can damage the cable.
  • Remove the daughterboard.

  • 1 x Philips screw

  • Flex cable is glued, so exercise extreme caution, as excessive force can damage the cable.

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  • Remove audio jack

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  • Disconnect digitizer

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Image 1/1: Store the screws in an appropriate location, so as you don't lose them.
  • Heat the screen. Move it around so you don't burn the LCD!

  • Store the screws in an appropriate location, so as you don't lose them.

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  • Push the speaker outwards so as it is released.

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Image 1/1: You may apply more heat if needed.
  • Remove the cracked digitizer

  • You may apply more heat if needed.

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Conclusion

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

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ivan coene

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yes, but where can I buy the screen replacement?

Roxannie - Reply

I bought it on Ebay...

ivan coene - Reply

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soulaemen - Reply

Follow the instructions in reverse order? Do you need glue for the new screen? What kind of glue? How is it applied?

Thomas McGuigan - Reply

Nor do they show how the new digitizer plugs in...

chris smith -

Magkano po ang magagastos lcd and touch po ung papalitan

ramil cariaga - Reply

Is the Potentially Dangerous part when you work with the glass? Just curious if there was some other hidden danger?

Sara - Reply

Jup, it's only because you work with broken glass ;)

ivan coene -

I have 2 devicies.

#1 broken LCD+digi

#2 dead with fine LCD+digi

Can I swap whole screen (LCD+digi) together with frame?

Piotr Jaremko - Reply

Never tried, but i guess you could just stop at step 9...

Let me know if it worked

ivan coene -

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