Introduction

If the glass on the screen of your Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 is cracked or damaged in any way, your device could be nearly unusable. This guide will help you replace the display glass in an easy and safe way.

Parts

No parts required.

Microwave the iOpener for 30 seconds.
  • Microwave the iOpener for 30 seconds.

  • Place the iOpener on each side of the screen for 30 seconds.

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Take a metal spudger and wedge it between the screen and the glass.
  • Take a metal spudger and wedge it between the screen and the glass.

  • Avoiding the screen itself, run the spudger along the perimeter of the device to weaken the glue between the glass and screen, and pry the glass off.

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Using a suction cup, gently remove the screen from the device.
  • Using a suction cup, gently remove the screen from the device.

  • When placing a new screen on the device, remember that you will have to reapply adhesive to the outside of the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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This is not entirely correct. For the proper way to replaced this glass, you need to remove the back cover as well, in order to connect the digitizer flex cable to the board.

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