Introduction

This guide will provide the steps necessary for replacing the screen in the Samsung SPH-A640 cellular telephone.

Press and hold the “End” button until the phone powers off.
  • Press and hold the “End” button until the phone powers off.

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Turn the phone over on its backside.
  • Turn the phone over on its backside.

  • Remove the bottom cover by sliding it downward, and then remove the battery.

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  • Using a #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove four screws from the bottom half of the phone in the battery compartment. The screws are in each corner. Place screws off to the side.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry off back cover starting at the bottom corners and moving around the perimeter towards the hinge.

  • Disengaging the clips near the hinge may require some force.

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  • Using tweezers, carefully remove the buttons from both sides while removing the back cover.

  • Note the positions of the buttons. They must be returned to the same positions.

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  • Once the back is removed, use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the electrical connector near the hinge.

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  • Peel off the screw covers and remove two exposed Phillips head screws with a small Phillips head screwdriver.

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  • Remove the front cover of the phone using a plastic opening tool.

  • Slide a plastic opening tool along the seam from the hinge around the perimeter.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, disconnect the electrical connector. The electrical connector is located near the hinge and is revealed when the front cover is removed.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the speakers from the case. These are located at the top of the back of the phone.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the screen assembly from the case.

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  • To the best of our knowledge, remove the hinge to free the ribbon cable from the case and remove the screen assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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