Introduction

Changing a full LCD module is expensive, here I explain step by step how to replace only the glass. That way you can savage the LCD and remove only the broken glass and separate it from the LCD

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Parts

No parts required.

Video Overview

If your LCD and everything else works fine and your phone look like this picture, you can change the glass If your LCD and everything else works fine and your phone look like this picture, you can change the glass If your LCD and everything else works fine and your phone look like this picture, you can change the glass
  • If your LCD and everything else works fine and your phone look like this picture, you can change the glass

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not all the heatgun are the same, get on with variable temperature
  • not all the heatgun are the same, get on with variable temperature

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in ebay you can get one for 10$
  • in ebay you can get one for 10$

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not all the glues are the same. Get XFACTOR or Octopus brand are good.
  • not all the glues are the same. Get XFACTOR or Octopus brand are good.

  • if you get something like you see in the picture make sure the caps are green and not blue, Those chinese brands sometimes can be crappy, the red tube with blue caps is the crappiest

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most of the replacement on ebay are fine, make sure it has the brand on it. There are some they are blank.
  • most of the replacement on ebay are fine, make sure it has the brand on it. There are some they are blank.

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get a great game cards in order to be able to separate the LCD from the broken glass.
  • get a great game cards in order to be able to separate the LCD from the broken glass.

  • dont be cheap ;-) buy the best quality you can get

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it has nice blades to help you to separate the lcd from the broken glass. It has all the tips needed in order to remove all the screws and other parts
  • it has nice blades to help you to separate the lcd from the broken glass. It has all the tips needed in order to remove all the screws and other parts

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you can follow the video i made here.
  • you can follow the video i made here.

  • just start moving the heatgun shooting heat all over the glass quickly and dont let it be over 100 degrees celsius or you will damage the LCD and it will turn gold, if that happen you will have to change the whole LCD module

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a peak of 105 degrees is fine but keep it moving fast the gun so the heat will spread even in the whole LCD
  • a peak of 105 degrees is fine but keep it moving fast the gun so the heat will spread even in the whole LCD

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start with the blade from the lower corner, with the blade slowly

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lift the glass with the blade and put the card
  • lift the glass with the blade and put the card

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do it slowing and keep applying heat
  • do it slowing and keep applying heat

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keep heat and lift it up very slowly flex is on the top be careful
  • keep heat and lift it up very slowly

  • flex is on the top be careful

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it has to be like a mirror. Here as the picture shows use a cotton to clean and the plastic tool use a cotton to clean and the plastic tool
  • it has to be like a mirror. Here as the picture shows

  • use a cotton to clean and the plastic tool

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remove all screws remove bezel remove front face camera
  • remove all screws

  • remove bezel

  • remove front face camera

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remove screws from the logic board unplug everything leave lcd module alone
  • remove screws from the logic board

  • unplug everything

  • leave lcd module alone

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do it slowly and dont make bubbles when you put the new glass slowly too. use your knife to put it down when you put the new glass slowly too. use your knife to put it down
  • do it slowly and dont make bubbles

  • when you put the new glass slowly too. use your knife to put it down

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i like this uv light instead of the sun you can use sun as well but i dont recommend it
  • i like this uv light instead of the sun

  • you can use sun as well but i dont recommend it

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put logic board + frontal face camera bezel back put all the screws.
  • put logic board + frontal face camera

  • bezel back

  • put all the screws.

  • turn it on

  • enjoy!!

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Conclusion

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

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