• Remove battery from the back of the device.

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  • Use a Phillips head screw driver to unscrew six screws on back on the device.

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  • Using the same screw driver, slide up the screen and remove two more screws beside the camera.

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  • Remove side buttons and pop out circuit board, this will expose two more screws. Remove these and keep them separate from the rest.

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  • Remove the Samsung sticker to expose two metal tabs.

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Peel off the black strip to expose two screws. Remove these.
  • Peel off the black strip to expose two screws. Remove these.

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Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the four screws on the back of the screen.
  • Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the four screws on the back of the screen.

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Once you have exposed the circuit board, peel off the green tape at the bottom. This will allow the removal of the screen.
  • Once you have exposed the circuit board, peel off the green tape at the bottom. This will allow the removal of the screen.

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  • Before removing the screen, disconnect the orange tape at the top of the circuit board. You can do this by opening up the small lock.

  • With the lock opened, the circuit board will automatically detach when you pull it out in step 11.

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  • Use a flathead screwdriver to reach under the circuit board and pry it up. You should hear a tearing sound; this is the glue separating from the screen.

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  • Once you have pried it up, the screen should come out easily. The camera and its microphone are attached at the top(outlined in red).

  • With the screen removed, you can then put the new one in. You must attach the orange strip to the new circuit board to properly install it.

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Conclusion

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

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