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How to disassemble and replace the Touch screen digitizer and the LCD display.

Video Overview

  1. Here we have Samsung Galaxy J1 with broken glass and screen. We will replace the touch screen and the LCD. First remove the battery and any installed SIM and memory cards.
    • Here we have Samsung Galaxy J1 with broken glass and screen.

    • We will replace the touch screen and the LCD.

    • First remove the battery and any installed SIM and memory cards.

  2. Under this plastic is the LCD flex cable connector. Use a tool with a needlepoint and remove it. Use a tool with a needlepoint and remove it.
    • Under this plastic is the LCD flex cable connector.

    • Use a tool with a needlepoint and remove it.

  3. Disconnect the LCD flex cable. When I can, I always test new replacement part before I install it. When I can, I always test new replacement part before I install it.
    • Disconnect the LCD flex cable.

    • When I can, I always test new replacement part before I install it.

  4. Use hot air to warm the glass and to make adhesive soften. With a cutter or knife start the separation. When you have enough space between the glass and the frame, continue with a plastic tool.
    • Use hot air to warm the glass and to make adhesive soften.

    • With a cutter or knife start the separation.

    • When you have enough space between the glass and the frame, continue with a plastic tool.

  5. You can warm the glass again to make the separation more easy. If you want to change only the touch screen, be careful, don't break the LCD. Finally remove the screen and the glass from the frame.
    • You can warm the glass again to make the separation more easy.

    • If you want to change only the touch screen, be careful, don't break the LCD.

    • Finally remove the screen and the glass from the frame.

  6. If you want to change only the glass, disconnect the touch screen flex cable and gently separate the glass from the LCD. If you want to change only the glass, disconnect the touch screen flex cable and gently separate the glass from the LCD. If you want to change only the glass, disconnect the touch screen flex cable and gently separate the glass from the LCD.
    • If you want to change only the glass, disconnect the touch screen flex cable and gently separate the glass from the LCD.

  7. Connect the touch screen to the LCD flex cable. Put the LCD and the screen in their place. Remove the protector from the touch screen.
    • Connect the touch screen to the LCD flex cable.

    • Put the LCD and the screen in their place.

    • Remove the protector from the touch screen.

    • Install the earpiece metal plate - take it from the old touch screen.

    • Remove the protector from the LCD (if it's new).

  8. Connect the LCD flex cable and you are ready. Connect the LCD flex cable and you are ready.
    • Connect the LCD flex cable and you are ready.

Conclusion

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

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23 Comments

Bonjour, ou peux t on trouver l'écran et la vitre de protection ? Merci d'avance

Romain - Reply

How much is the cost for Galaxy J1 replacement glass?

Charles Young - Reply

It costs from 18€ up to 25€.

Johannes Franzen -

Gracias bro .. se ve interesante el único problema es que no se muy bien el ingles

Luis Fernando Ibarra casquete - Reply

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