Introduction

This guide presents how to replace the Sony Ericsson W300i main screen. Screen replacement may be necessary if the phone screen has been damaged or is not functioning.

Image 1/2: To access the interior of the phone, you need the a plastic opening tool, and a T6 Torx screwdriver. Image 2/2: To access the interior of the phone, you need the a plastic opening tool, and a T6 Torx screwdriver.
  • Here is the phone in question: The Sony Ericsson W300i.

  • To access the interior of the phone, you need the a plastic opening tool, and a T6 Torx screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Remove the battery cover by applying pressure while sliding the base cover away from the phone and then lifting the cover up. Image 2/3: Remove the battery cover by applying pressure while sliding the base cover away from the phone and then lifting the cover up. Image 3/3: Remove the battery cover by applying pressure while sliding the base cover away from the phone and then lifting the cover up.
  • Before removing the screen, you must first remove the battery.

  • Remove the battery cover by applying pressure while sliding the base cover away from the phone and then lifting the cover up.

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Image 1/3: During reassembly you must reinsert the battery so the gold markings are at the top of the battery. Image 2/3: During reassembly you must reinsert the battery so the gold markings are at the top of the battery. Image 3/3: During reassembly you must reinsert the battery so the gold markings are at the top of the battery.
  • Using your fingers, lift the end of the battery up and then pry the battery from the phone base.

  • During reassembly you must reinsert the battery so the gold markings are at the top of the battery.

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Image 1/3: Remove the front plate off the phone with a plastic opening tool to gain access to the screws beneath. Image 2/3: Use the point indicated on the photo as a good prying point. Image 3/3: Use a moderate amount of force.
  • This step may take a few minutes.

  • Remove the front plate off the phone with a plastic opening tool to gain access to the screws beneath.

    • Use the point indicated on the photo as a good prying point.

    • Use a moderate amount of force.

    • Be aware of the sharp edges of the prying tool.

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Image 1/2: Place screws in a safe location to avoid losing them. Image 2/2: Place screws in a safe location to avoid losing them.
  • Use the T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the four screws.

  • Place screws in a safe location to avoid losing them.

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Image 1/3: Use a plastic opening tool to separate the screen cover from the top half of the phone. Image 2/3: Slide the corner of the opening tool along the side of the phone toward the bottom corner. Image 3/3: With the phone screen facing away from you, press into  the screen crevice at an angle so that the tool pushes away towards the main screen.
  • This step may take a few minutes.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the screen cover from the top half of the phone.

    • Slide the corner of the opening tool along the side of the phone toward the bottom corner.

    • With the phone screen facing away from you, press into the screen crevice at an angle so that the tool pushes away towards the main screen.

    • Use a moderate amount of force.

    • Be aware of the sharp edges of the prying tool.

  • Once the seal has been broken, tug the cover away.

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Image 1/3: Remove screen. Image 2/3: Remove screen. Image 3/3: Remove screen.
  • Use your fingers to pry the plug end of the orange ribbon cable away from the screen.

  • Remove screen.

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Image 1/2: Push new screen into the phone. Image 2/2: Push new screen into the phone.
  • Using the new screen, reattach the plug end of the orange ribbon cable.

  • Push new screen into the phone.

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Conclusion

Reassemble the phone following the steps in reverse.

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