How to replace broken Digitizer Glass on Sony XPERIA E.

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  1. Switch-off the phone.
    • Switch-off the phone.

    • Remove the battery.

  2. The small bottom bezel is held by 2x locking clips.
    • The small bottom bezel is held by 2x locking clips.

    • Preferably use plastic tools for disassembling.

    • There are 4x silver screws and 3x black screws.

    • The rear cover is held by 5x locking clips.

    • Two of them, at the bottom side are more hard for unlocking. You can use a screwdriver or other metal tool to unlock them.

    • Remove the back cover.

    • With a plastic tool disconnect one by one:

      • LCD Display flex cable

      • Touchscreen flex cable

      • Menu Buttons Board flex cable

      • Coaxial Wire Antenna cable

    • Carefully remove the main board.

    • Disconnect the other side of the flex cable and remove the Home Buttons board.

    • Unstick the camera button.

    • The touch screen is stuck to the frame with double side adhesive tape.

    • By using plastic tools gently start separating.

    • At the bottom is glued on firmly because the bonded surface is larger.

    • Use a hot air to make separating more easy and safety.

    • With a plastic tool, carefully separate the LCD display from the touch screen.

    • Clear the touchscreen from the old adhesive tape.

    • Install the new LCD into the frame and put adhesive tape.

    • Be careful not to cover the holes (for the speaker, menu buttons etc.). Install the Touchscreen.


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

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