Introduction

This guide provides instruction for installing a screen for the Sony Ericsson TM506 cell phone.

Firmly hold the phone between your fingers with your thumb on the battery cover.
  • Firmly hold the phone between your fingers with your thumb on the battery cover.

  • Push down with your thumb until the battery cover comes off.

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Unscrew the bottom two 5.4mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the bottom two 5.4mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the two rubber casings for the top two screws with a plastic opening tool.

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  • Unscrew these two 5.4mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver.

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  • There are eight snap hooks located around the outer case. Carefully snap these to remove the outer case.

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  • The sound box is attached to the case by two snap hooks.

  • Lift the sound box up to remove it from the case.

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  • Locate the 80-pin connector.

  • Carefully, lift up on the connector to separate it from the board.

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  • There are two snap hooks that attach the motherboard to the case.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully lift up on the motherboard to detach it.

  • The motherboard is extremely fragile. Try to be forceful yet delicate in the removal because it will not come off easily.

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  • Use tweezers to push the hinge stopper in until it can no longer be moved.

  • The hinge stopper should be about 5.5mm in.

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  • Separate the bottom and top half of the phone from the hinge they are connected by.

  • Don't completely pull apart the two pieces or you will damage the ribbon.

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  • Pull the ribbon through the opening in the hinge to completely separate the upper and lower halves of the phone.

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  • The top and bottom covers are held in place by adhesive. To remove them, use a pushpin in the four indentations indicated to remove.

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  • Remove the four 5.4 mm screws with a Torx T5 screwdriver.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool in the indicated location and apply pressure until the case hook is detached. Then lift the case up until the two pieces are detached.

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  • Use a paperclip to detach the speaker from the case.

  • Detach the GPS from the case by carefully lifting it up from the case.

  • Detach the camera with your hands or by using a paperclip similar to the way the speaker was removed.

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  • Once the three components are detached, removing the ribbon is possible.

  • Simply, move the ribbon to the right and it will be completely detached from the case.

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  • Pull apart the screen and the case at one end. Then slide the screen out to completely detach them.

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Conclusion

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

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