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  1. Insert an opening pick between the rear case and the plastic rim. You may need to add multiple picks to detach the clips.
    • Insert an opening pick between the rear case and the plastic rim.

    • You may need to add multiple picks to detach the clips.

    • Slide the pick along the edge of the rear case until you release the plastic clips attaching the rear case to the display.

    • Continue to slide the pick around the edge of the rear case until all clips are released.

  2. Lift the case up to remove it. Lift the case up to remove it.
    • Lift the case up to remove it.

  3. Insert an opening pick between the plastic frame and the screen. Slide the opening pick around the perimeter of the screen.
    • Insert an opening pick between the plastic frame and the screen.

    • Slide the opening pick around the perimeter of the screen.

    • You will hear clicking noises as each plastic clip is released from the display chassis.

  4. Lift the plastic frame to remove.
    • Lift the plastic frame to remove.

    • Avoid the three delicate ribbon cables.

  5. Use the flat end of the spudger to flip up the press-fit connector attaching the LED to the motherboard. Remove the LED indicator light by gently pulling upward with nylon-tipped tweezers. Remove the LED indicator light by gently pulling upward with nylon-tipped tweezers.
    • Use the flat end of the spudger to flip up the press-fit connector attaching the LED to the motherboard.

    • Remove the LED indicator light by gently pulling upward with nylon-tipped tweezers.

Conclusion

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

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Corey Brown

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Above article is useful for removing LED Light.

Which LED are we removing - Camera Flash or screen display LED?

How to fit new LED Light?

Please reply. I am facing issues with screen display and flash for camera is also not working

Ashwini Dughad - Reply

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