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Introduction

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

Parts

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  1. 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. 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. 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.
    • 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.

  2. 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.
    • 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.

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

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

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

  7. Now the watch should be in three separate pieces.
    • Now the watch should be in three separate pieces.

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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11 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.

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