Introduction

Replace your LCD display only as a last option. Since the LCD display uses a flexible flat cable(FFC), improperly inserting the cable may cause damage to your device.

From the back of the device, slide the back panel downwards to unlock the panel.
  • From the back of the device, slide the back panel downwards to unlock the panel.

  • Lift the panel up, exposing the battery.

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Pinch the battery from both sides and lift the battery to remove it. Pinch the battery from both sides and lift the battery to remove it.
  • Pinch the battery from both sides and lift the battery to remove it.

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Unscrew the four 6.68mm (1.43mm diameter) Philips #00 screws.
  • Unscrew the four 6.68mm (1.43mm diameter) Philips #00 screws.

    • If needed, remove the sticker to see the screws

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Start by using a plastic opening tool to loosen the front cover from the sides. Work your way to the bottom of the cover then the top.
  • Start by using a plastic opening tool to loosen the front cover from the sides.

  • Work your way to the bottom of the cover then the top.

  • Carefully pry the front cover off.

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Gently lift the latch on the the ribbon cable connector inward (towards the motherboard).
  • Gently lift the latch on the the ribbon cable connector inward (towards the motherboard).

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Carefully grip the screen and pull it away from the ribbon connector located on the motherboard. Carefully grip the screen and pull it away from the ribbon connector located on the motherboard.
  • Carefully grip the screen and pull it away from the ribbon connector located on the motherboard.

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LCD display (left).
  • LCD display (left).

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Conclusion

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

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