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Introduction

This guide shows how to remove the display of the watch from the rest of the watch.

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  • Remove the wrist strap by peeling back the rubber starting from one corner of the watch face. Continue peeling the rubber away from the watch face until the strap is completely off.

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Image 1/2: Some force is needed due to adhesive seal. Image 2/2: Some force is needed due to adhesive seal.
  • Starting from an edge, wedge a metal spudger in between the screen and the chrome trim ring and pry, lifting the screen outwards.

  • Some force is needed due to adhesive seal.

is it a good idea to apply some heat first?

ian stapleton - Reply

Do we need to apply some heat?

Ousmane Sokona -

I found the use of a razor blade was very helpful. Very thin and I was able to lift the edge.

oneothefewproud - Reply

I would assume a small amount of heat would do wonders here...

Gary Bartholin - Reply

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry upwards on the plastic motherboard assembly.

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  • Locate the ribbon assembly attaching the display to the motherboard.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to detach the glass screen/ LED Display ribbon connector from the motherboard.

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  • Now the watch should be in three separate pieces.

Where does that piece to the left coming from?

Ousmane Sokona - Reply

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. You will need an adhesive to connect the screen back to the rest of the watch.

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8 Comments

Where can i get the LCD for Gear S

Kuek See Chuan - Reply

my screen flashing light and show on screen lines

avi mor - Reply

Hi my gear is showing the watch face setting then glitches to the photo setting and is not allowing me to use any other apps?

Mark Measures - Reply

There are flashing yellow lights on the screen, could I fix that?

Alex - Reply

how much is a kit.

wescott - Reply

Were can I buy the display ?

joseph - Reply

Where can i buy the lcd ?

Carlos Brandao - Reply

what kind of adhesive is best to reattach the screen to the watch?

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