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Use this guide to replace a Galaxy Note II midframe.

  1. Grasp the end of the stylus and remove it from its slot in the midframe. Grasp the end of the stylus and remove it from its slot in the midframe.
    • Grasp the end of the stylus and remove it from its slot in the midframe.

  2. Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera, near the power button. Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera, near the power button.
    • Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera, near the power button.

  3. Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone. Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone. Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone.
    • Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone.

  4. If you have an SD card inserted, 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. Remove the microSD card.
    • If you have an SD card inserted, 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.

    • Remove the microSD card.

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

  5. Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch of the battery compartment and lift the battery upward. Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch of the battery compartment and lift the battery upward.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch of the battery compartment and lift the battery upward.

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  7. Remove the battery from the midframe.
    • Remove the battery from the midframe.

  8. Remove the eleven 4.0 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the midframe to the display assembly.
    • Remove the eleven 4.0 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the midframe to the display assembly.

    In my phone some of the screws are litterally not ot turn - I screwed up one of the heads - be careful!

    erich zalcmann - Reply

    I have 2 note 2 phones model #: SGH-I317M. I have a broken screen that does not display in my note 2 but my brother's note 2 is working perfectly. Can I either transfer the motherboard in MY note 2 to my brothers note 2 or swap the broken screen with the new screen in my brother's note 2 ? Thanks. Reach me at anmac1789@gmail.com

    An Mac - Reply

  9. Insert your plastic opening tool between the midframe and front panel assembly on the side of the phone. Slide the plastic opening tool down the seam. Slide the plastic opening tool down the seam.
    • Insert your plastic opening tool between the midframe and front panel assembly on the side of the phone.

    • Slide the plastic opening tool down the seam.

    I didn't have an opening tool, so I used a stiff guitar pick. Worked like a charm.

    evanjpederson - Reply

    for best result without any scratches or breaking frame, open the frame on table (solid), don't open on hand.

    Chovav Sutachy - Reply

  10. Continue to run the plastic opening tool down the seam. Continue to run the plastic opening tool down the seam. Continue to run the plastic opening tool down the seam.
    • Continue to run the plastic opening tool down the seam.

  11. Carefully pry around the corner with a plastic opening tool. Carefully pry around the corner with a plastic opening tool.
    • Carefully pry around the corner with a plastic opening tool.

    The screen cracked using that plastic tool.

    hell0allis0n - Reply

  12. Pry along the top of the phone with a plastic opening tool. Pry along the top of the phone with a plastic opening tool.
    • Pry along the top of the phone with a plastic opening tool.

  13. Push the plastic opening tool down to free the corner of the midframe from the display assembly. Push the plastic opening tool down to free the corner of the midframe from the display assembly.
    • Push the plastic opening tool down to free the corner of the midframe from the display assembly.

  14. Free the clips along the power button side of the phone. Lastly, free the two clips along the top and bottom edge of battery compartment.
    • Free the clips along the power button side of the phone.

    • Lastly, free the two clips along the top and bottom edge of battery compartment.

    Start with the top clip. You can see it located next to the three battery connectors. Insert the spludge from the side gently to push, the clip should go off.

    Once this clip is off, the bottom battery clip can be unclipped simply by gently moving the two pieces apart.

    anonymous 4780 - Reply

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    aryadana55 -

    If you're primarily following the pictures, as I was, you might be frustrated that your display assembly isn't popping off. Unfortunately, a vital step was listed in the instructions but not photographed:

    "Lastly, there are two clips along the top and bottom edge of battery compartment that also hold the display assembly in place."

    alimac70117 - Reply

  15. Lift the display assembly out of the midframe. Lift the display assembly out of the midframe.
    • Lift the display assembly out of the midframe.

    unblock the edge at the middle-up of the battery compart!

    Giorgio - Reply

Conclusion

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

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There are two hidden clips near battery housing. One inside in upper part of battery housing and the second below battery near antenna.

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