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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the front panel display assembly in your Samsung Galaxy Note.

  1. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Stylus: step 1, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Stylus: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Grasp the cap of the stylus and remove it from its slot in the midframe.

  2. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Rear Case: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Rear Case: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the right of the rear-facing camera, near the volume rocker.

  3. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Lift and remove the rear case from the phone.

  4. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 4, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Battery: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Insert your finger in the notch of the battery compartment.

    • Press the battery toward the rear facing camera while pulling outward.

  5. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, MicroSD Card: step 5, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, MicroSD Card: step 5, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, MicroSD Card: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Use the flat end of a spudger, or your fingernail, to press the microSD card slightly deeper into its slot until you hear a click.

    • After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot.

    • For reassembly, push the microSD card into the slot until it clicks in place.

  6. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the microSD card from its slot in the midframe.

  7. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, SIM Card: step 7, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, SIM Card: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Use a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, to push the SIM card out of its compartment.

  8. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the SIM card out the rest of the way with your thumb and remove it from the device.

  9. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Midframe: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the nine 3.4 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the midframe to the display assembly.

  10. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Insert your plastic opening tool to the left of the power button between the midframe and the front panel assembly and pry.

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    • Slide the plastic opening tool down the seam.

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    • Insert your plastic opening tool to the left of the headphone jack between the midframe and the display assembly.

    • Slide the opening tool along the top edge of the phone.

    • Continue to run the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the phone until the midframe is separated.

  13. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the midframe from the display assembly.

  14. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Motherboard Assembly: step 14, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Motherboard Assembly: step 14, image 2 of 2
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to carefully disconnect the display cable connector.

  15. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 15, image 3 of 3
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the front-facing camera assembly cable connector.

    • Disconnect the headphone jack/earpiece speaker assembly cable connector.

    • Disconnect the digitizer cable connector.

  16. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 16, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 16, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 16, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect the soft button cable connector with the flat end of a spudger.

    • Use a spudger to disconnect the USB board cable connector.

    • Disconnect the antenna cable connector.

  17. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 17, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 3.4 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the motherboard to the display assembly.

  18. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 18, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 18, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the motherboard assembly from the display assembly.

  19. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement, Display Assembly: step 19, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the upper display assembly bracket.

  20. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 20, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 20, image 2 of 2
    • Use a pair of tweezers, or your fingers, to remove the upper display assembly bracket.

  21. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 21, image 1 of 1
    • Using tweezers, or your fingers, remove the front-facing camera assembly.

  22. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 22, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 22, image 2 of 2
    • Use the tip of a spudger to pry the headphone jack/earpiece speaker assembly out of its recess in the display assembly.

  23. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 23, image 1 of 1
    • Use tweezers, or your fingers, to remove the headphone jack/earpiece speaker assembly.

  24. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 24, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the three 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the speaker enclosure to the front panel assembly.

  25. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 25, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the speaker enclosure from the display assembly.

  26. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 26, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 26, image 2 of 2
    • Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the antenna cable connector from the USB board.

    • Remove the antenna cable.

  27. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 27, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 27, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 27, image 3 of 3
    • Push the flat end of a spudger under the USB board to separate it from the display assembly.

    • Insert the spudger at a shallow angle to avoid bending or damaging the USB board.

  28. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 28, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the USB board.

  29. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 29, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 29, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 29, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the tip of a spudger under the vibrator connector cable near the contacts then slide toward the vibrator itself.

  30. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 30, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 30, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the flat end of a spudger under the vibrator connector cable, and pry it up from the adhesive.

  31. Samsung Galaxy Note Display Assembly Replacement: step 31, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the vibrator from the display assembly.

Conclusion

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

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étape 31 ensuite ??

Fabrice - Reply

i have a galaxy not and its display is badly broken,at the top of the phone(front side),the display is broken so badly that i am able to a little circuit i.e. a brown color wire which is connected to the display.

so my ques. is that can the phone work after repairing or it has gone?

Abhishek Kumbhar - Reply

Hello Abhishek Kumbhar, if the motherboard is not damaged it's all fine. All other parts are replaceable

Georg Fischer - Reply

excellent photos

of samsung 717

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