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Introduction

If you have a Samsung GALAXY SII with broken Touchscreen or LCD Display, this manual will guide, how to change them.

This procedure is very hard. You must have good experience to do this !!!

Same steps you can use for replacing Touchscreen&LCD display with frame. This operation is more easy. If you haven't enough experience, I strongly recommend you, to choose this variant.

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Video Overview

  1. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement, Front Glass and Digitizer: step 1, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement, Front Glass and Digitizer: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • We have a Samsung Galaxy S II with broken screen.

  2. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Remove your battery, the SIM card and the SD card.

    • Remove the 7 screws highlighted in red.

  3. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use a plastic tool to remove the rear housing.

  4. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • The mother board is held by 2x screws. Remove them.

  5. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the cables that are highlighted in red, before continuing to the screen.

  6. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Release the side buttons. The arrow will point you to where they are.

  7. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Careful release the motherboard from it's housing.

  8. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • At this moment if you have touch screen with LCD and frame like spare part you are ready for replacing.

    • We will continue with disassembling LCD and Touch from the frame. Now preheat it before removing!

    • Use a hot air to soften the adhesive enough to remove the glass.

    How can we preheat without damaging the digitizer. Especially if all we need to replace is the front glass only?

    Thank you.

    Douglas Mutay - Reply

    I have to fix my daughters SII and I would also like to know how to preheat the glass? There's nothing in the video either - please help?

    Alan Mascall - Reply

    If you haven't experience don't try this. You can buy complected part - Touch screen+ Display+Frame. I reheat it until is hard to hold it. There isn't problem if you preheat the screen because this is the broken part. You must take care for the frame.

    ZFix -

  9. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • With a cutter, make a room for a plastic tool, then continue with separating the Touchscreen & LCD Display from the frame.

  10. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 10, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 10, image 3 of 3
    • Be careful with the menu buttons flex cable in the bottom side of the touchscreen. You must release it before separating the digitizer from the frame.

  11. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 11, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 11, image 3 of 3
    • Now, use a suction tool to remove the screen from it's housing. Be careful when doing this, to prevent possible injury.

  12. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 12, image 3 of 3
    • Clean the frame from the remains of tape.

  13. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 13, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 13, image 3 of 3
    • Test the new spare part before reassembling.

  14. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 14, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 14, image 3 of 3
    • Install the LCD&Digitiser on it's housing.

    • Many times the spare parts come without adhesive tape. In this situation you'll need to install double sided adhesive tape yourself. Also you can easy find adhesive sticker exactly for the model.

  15. Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S II Front Glass/Digitizer Replacement: step 15, image 3 of 3
    • To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Conclusion

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

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8 Comments

I attempted to replace the display glass alone on a Virgin Mobile Galaxy SII, and was unsuccessful. Removing the Glass from the Digitizer proved to be extremely difficult. It seems as if the Virgin Mobile version of the SII is not meant for repair, so easily.

Edward Weissbard - Reply

Yes, removing the glass is very difficult and you must have some experience from before.

ZFix - Reply

To moderators: please un-archive this guide: there's no replacement or "updated version of the guide" among the current guides.

yurkennis - Reply

To moderators :

please there is a photo of a babe in the video tutorial and in the photo tutorial, not for children.

Frederic Morelli - Reply

how much the cost in replacement display with fame.....samsung galaxy s2

Bhola Shrestha - Reply

I tried replacing only the glass. I had two Samsung S2 phones:

Phone 1: Samsung Galaxy S2 with broken LCD only

Phone 2: Another Samsung Galaxy S2 with broken glass only

So I tried to swap the glass from phone 1 to phone 2. I heated the glass with a hairdryer for a few minutes. The glue is stronger than other phones, it was hard to get started. I used a tiny flathead screwdriver to lift the corner enough to push a plastic guitar pick under. Use plastic not metal to avoid scratching the glass or LCD. Slowly working the pick around the edge, reheating every 30 seconds, using more picks to keep the glass separate, I got the whole piece of glass off phone 1 intact. I repeated this process with phone 2 and removed the shattered glass, but unfortunately I internally cracked the good LCD while cleaning the screen and edges with some spirits. I would try this again, being more careful not to put pressure on the exposed LCD. I believe this can be completed by any patient and careful amateur like myself. Good Luck!

the bean - Reply

i have two s2's, im keeping the working digitizer and placing it onto the phone with the broken screen because of my motherboard, this guide is wrong in how it says its really hard and it only takes about ten minutes not 35

chris.pallatina - Reply

where i can buy this display? and what is cost ?

Hardik - Reply

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