Introduction

After removing the screen protector, the actual LCD screen of the device can now be removed. This will involve disconnecting various ribbons and cables from the device.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. With the flat end of  a spudger, remove the plastic covers located on the corners of the display near the hinge and above the screen, revealing four screws underneath. With the flat end of  a spudger, remove the plastic covers located on the corners of the display near the hinge and above the screen, revealing four screws underneath.
    • With the flat end of a spudger, remove the plastic covers located on the corners of the display near the hinge and above the screen, revealing four screws underneath.

  2. Remove the 4.4mm screw in each corner using the Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver. Remove the 4.4mm screw in each corner using the Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 4.4mm screw in each corner using the Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver.

  3. Carefully pry the screen protector off the phone using the flat end of the spudger. This will require a bit of force as the back of the screen protector is lined with an adhesive material.
    • Carefully pry the screen protector off the phone using the flat end of the spudger.

      • This will require a bit of force as the back of the screen protector is lined with an adhesive material.

    • Once free from the adhesive, pull the screen protector away from the phone.

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  5. Use the spudger to pry off the front case from the left and right sides of the device. Once it has popped off, pull the casing apart with fingers. Once it has popped off, pull the casing apart with fingers.
    • Use the spudger to pry off the front case from the left and right sides of the device.

    • Once it has popped off, pull the casing apart with fingers.

  6. Using a Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver, remove the 4.4mm screw. Use fingers to remove the strip from the device.
    • Using a Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver, remove the 4.4mm screw.

    • Use fingers to remove the strip from the device.

  7. Use a spudger to detach all of the connections to the motherboard in the back of the phone by the screen. Use a spudger to detach all of the connections to the motherboard in the back of the phone by the screen. Use a spudger to detach all of the connections to the motherboard in the back of the phone by the screen.
    • Use a spudger to detach all of the connections to the motherboard in the back of the phone by the screen.

  8. Use the flat edge of the spudger to detach the screen from the phone casing. Pull the screen up and away from the case.
    • Use the flat edge of the spudger to detach the screen from the phone casing.

    • Pull the screen up and away from the case.

Conclusion

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

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