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. Push down with your thumb until the battery cover comes off. Push down with your thumb until the battery cover comes off.
  • 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. 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. Remove the two rubber casings for the top two screws with a plastic opening tool.
  • 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.
  • 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. There are eight snap hooks located around the outer case. Carefully snap these to remove the outer case. There are eight snap hooks located around the outer case. Carefully snap these to remove the outer case.
  • 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. Lift the sound box up to remove it from the case.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. The top and bottom covers are held in place by adhesive. To remove them, use a pushpin in the four indentations indicated to remove. The top and bottom covers are held in place by adhesive. To remove them, use a pushpin in the four indentations indicated to remove.
  • 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. Remove the four 5.4 mm screws with a Torx T5 screwdriver.
  • 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. 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. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Pull apart the screen and the case at one end. Then slide the screen out to completely detach them. Pull apart the screen and the case at one end. Then slide the screen out to completely detach them.
  • 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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