Introduction

After testing other solutions for a malfunctioning screen, replacement of the LCD screen may be necessary. This guide will show the user how to open the Siemens A56 cell phone and remove the LCD screen. If a pixel is not displaying or the screen in general is not displaying, this guide may be a solution.

Image 1/1: While maintaining the downwards pressure, push the back cover in the direction of arrow #2 until the back cover slides off.
  • Press down on the grooved area firmly in the direction of arrow #1.

  • While maintaining the downwards pressure, push the back cover in the direction of arrow #2 until the back cover slides off.

  • Photos taken from: http://theinformr.com/uploads/manuals/si...

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Image 1/1: Press the latch on the battery in the direction of arrow #3.
  • Turn off the phone before removing the battery to avoid damage.

  • Press the latch on the battery in the direction of arrow #3.

  • Lift battery at the cutout on the side of the phone, then tilt upwards and remove.

  • It may be necessary to use the tip of a fingernail or a plastic lifting tool to remove the battery.

  • Photos taken from: http://theinformr.com/uploads/manuals/si...

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Image 1/3: Pull up on the two plastic clips at the top of the phone. Image 2/3: While the clips are pulled up, pull the blue cover away from the white casing to remove it. Image 3/3: While the clips are pulled up, pull the blue cover away from the white casing to remove it.
  • Firmly grasp the white casing of the phone with one hand and the blue cover with the other hand as seen in the first picture.

  • Pull up on the two plastic clips at the top of the phone.

  • While the clips are pulled up, pull the blue cover away from the white casing to remove it.

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Image 1/3: Using a T5 screwdriver bit, unscrew the six 1/4 inch screws and store them in a safe place. Image 2/3: The screws are very small and can strip easily, so proper care is required when removing and storing the screws. Image 3/3: The screws are very small and can strip easily, so proper care is required when removing and storing the screws.
  • Along the side of the metal frame of the phone, locate the six screws.

  • Using a T5 screwdriver bit, unscrew the six 1/4 inch screws and store them in a safe place.

  • The screws are very small and can strip easily, so proper care is required when removing and storing the screws.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove the motherboard from the back plastic cover. Image 2/3: The motherboard is fragile, so proper care is necessary when handling and storing in order to prevent damage. Image 3/3: The motherboard is fragile, so proper care is necessary when handling and storing in order to prevent damage.
  • To remove the back plastic cover, grasp the device with both hands as seen in the first picture.

  • Gently remove the motherboard from the back plastic cover.

  • The motherboard is fragile, so proper care is necessary when handling and storing in order to prevent damage.

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Image 1/3: Once loosened, the metal frame should be able to be lifted from the motherboard. Image 2/3: Once loosened, the metal frame should be able to be lifted from the motherboard. Image 3/3: Once loosened, the metal frame should be able to be lifted from the motherboard.
  • Turn over the keypad interface and using the blue plastic opening tool, gently pry the bottom of the metal frame.

  • Once loosened, the metal frame should be able to be lifted from the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Gently work the spudger across the length  of the motherboard. Image 2/3: An adhesive exists between the motherboard and the keypad interface. Image 3/3: Once loosened, the motherboard should easily separate from the keypad interface.
  • Insert the fine-tipped spudger in between the motherboard and the keypad interface.

  • Gently work the spudger across the length of the motherboard.

  • An adhesive exists between the motherboard and the keypad interface.

  • Once loosened, the motherboard should easily separate from the keypad interface.

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Image 1/3: Above the display, there are two metal clasps.  Bend the clasps until they are straight. Image 2/3: Above the display, there are two metal clasps.  Bend the clasps until they are straight. Image 3/3: Above the display, there are two metal clasps.  Bend the clasps until they are straight.
  • Locate the LCD Display.

  • Above the display, there are two metal clasps. Bend the clasps until they are straight.

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Image 1/3: Gently bend the clasp so that the metal display frame becomes loose from the screen. Image 2/3: Flip the device over and gently bend the other  clasp so that the metal display frame becomes loose from the screen. Image 3/3: Flip the device over and gently bend the other  clasp so that the metal display frame becomes loose from the screen.
  • On the sides of the display there are two more metal clasps.

  • Gently bend the clasp so that the metal display frame becomes loose from the screen.

  • Flip the device over and gently bend the other clasp so that the metal display frame becomes loose from the screen.

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Image 1/3: On the bottom of the display frame, locate two plastic rivets. Image 2/3: Remove these rivets by scraping with the plastic opening tool or a fingernail. Image 3/3: Once removed, the plastic rivets can only be reapplied with a heat gun.
  • Place the device so the display screen is facing up.

  • On the bottom of the display frame, locate two plastic rivets.

  • Remove these rivets by scraping with the plastic opening tool or a fingernail.

  • Once removed, the plastic rivets can only be reapplied with a heat gun.

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Image 1/3: If the frame cannot be easily removed. ensure that the metal clasps from steps 8 and 9 have been sufficiently bent to allow removal. Image 2/3: If the frame cannot be easily removed. ensure that the metal clasps from steps 8 and 9 have been sufficiently bent to allow removal. Image 3/3: If the frame cannot be easily removed. ensure that the metal clasps from steps 8 and 9 have been sufficiently bent to allow removal.
  • To remove the metal frame, gently grab the frame and lift from the keypad interface.

  • If the frame cannot be easily removed. ensure that the metal clasps from steps 8 and 9 have been sufficiently bent to allow removal.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Once the metal frame is removed, the LCD display should fall from the keypad interface when tilted.

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Conclusion

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

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