Introduction

By following this guide you should be able to fix issues with an unresponsive or cracked screen.

Parts

No parts required.

Using your hands, carefully remove the back panel by popping the open slit, near the headphone jack, outwards.
  • Using your hands, carefully remove the back panel by popping the open slit, near the headphone jack, outwards.

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Using your fingernail or nylon spudger, remove the battery by lifting upward in the recess of the bottom right corner.
  • Using your fingernail or nylon spudger, remove the battery by lifting upward in the recess of the bottom right corner.

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Remove the (6) 4mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the (6) 4mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Using the black spudger, carefully unhinge and pry the secondary rear panel , which houses the camera lens and speaker.
  • Using the black spudger, carefully unhinge and pry the secondary rear panel , which houses the camera lens and speaker.

  • The metal trim of the headphone jack may come loose during this process.

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Using the spudger, gently pry upward on the motherboard by the right side.
  • Using the spudger, gently pry upward on the motherboard by the right side.

  • Motherboard is connected to shield plate with ribbon cable.

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Using a spudger, carefully unhinge the gray shield plate by lifting upwards on the right side.
  • Using a spudger, carefully unhinge the gray shield plate by lifting upwards on the right side.

  • The shield plate will not be fully removed, it is attached to the front panel with a ribbon cable.

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Using the spudger lift up the LCD screen and replace with the new screen.
  • Using the spudger lift up the LCD screen and replace with the new screen.

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Conclusion

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

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