Introduction

Use this guide for replacing the screen on a Samsung Galaxy Light. The guide shows how to disassemble the device to replace the screen.

Before replacing the Samsung Galaxy Light screen, you need to remove or disconnect the following components:

  • Back cover
  • Battery
  • Screws
  • Midframe
  • Motherboard
  • Motherboard and screen connectors
  • Headphone jack assembly, vibrator, and earpiece speaker assembly
Before removing the back cover, make sure the Samsung Galaxy Light is switched off.
  • Before removing the back cover, make sure the Samsung Galaxy Light is switched off.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift up the back cover of the device.

  • Remove the back cover.

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Using your finger, remove the battery from the device.
  • Using your finger, remove the battery from the device.

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Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove 9 screws.
  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove 9 screws.

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Using the plastic opening tool, separate the midframe from the front panel of the device.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, separate the midframe from the front panel of the device.

  • Remove the midframe.

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To detach the motherboard from the device: Using the plastic opening tool, remove the connector from the motherboard. Carefully lift the motherboard up and move it toward the left side of the device.
  • To detach the motherboard from the device:

    • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the connector from the motherboard.

    • Carefully lift the motherboard up and move it toward the left side of the device.

    • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the connector on the back side of the motherboard.

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Using the plastic opening tool, remove the headphone jack assembly along with the connected to it vibrator (highlighted in orange) and earpiece speaker assembly (highlighted in red). Using the plastic opening tool, remove the headphone jack assembly along with the connected to it vibrator (highlighted in orange) and earpiece speaker assembly (highlighted in red).
  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the headphone jack assembly along with the connected to it vibrator (highlighted in orange) and earpiece speaker assembly (highlighted in red).

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Using the plastic opening tool, remove the audio device support.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the audio device support.

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Using the plastic opening tool, open the latch and remove the screen connector.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, open the latch and remove the screen connector.

I tried disconnecting the screen connector and it broke. help

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When separating the glass from the front panel, be careful moving the plastic opening tool around the place of the screen connection (highlighted in red). To remove the screen:
  • When separating the glass from the front panel, be careful moving the plastic opening tool around the place of the screen connection (highlighted in red).

  • To remove the screen:

    • Apply heat to the front of the device.

    • Using 2 plastic opening tools, separate the glass from the front panel.

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Replace the screen and press on it to secure the connection.
  • Replace the screen and press on it to secure the connection.

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Conclusion

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

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