Introduction

Are you having problems with the digitizer on your Huawei Prism? Here is a guide on how to replace it. This requires a full disassembly of the phone

Image 1/3: Slide the back cover panel away from you, until you hear a click. Image 2/3: Lift the back cover panel off. Image 3/3: Lift the back cover panel off.
  • Place the phone face down.

  • Slide the back cover panel away from you, until you hear a click.

  • Lift the back cover panel off.

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Image 1/3: Pry the battery up. Image 2/3: Remove the battery. Image 3/3: Remove the battery.
  • Place the plastic opening tool in the gap between the camera and battery.

  • Pry the battery up.

  • Remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: Remove the six torx screws with the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/T4-Torx-Screwdriver/IF145-040|T4 torx screwdriver]. Image 2/3: Remove the six torx screws with the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/T4-Torx-Screwdriver/IF145-040|T4 torx screwdriver]. Image 3/3: Remove the six torx screws with the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/T4-Torx-Screwdriver/IF145-040|T4 torx screwdriver].
  • Locate the six 3mm torx screws holding the plastic mid frame in place.

  • Remove the six torx screws with the T4 torx screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Pry up to loosen the bottom edge of the plastic mid frame. Image 2/3: Work the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/Plastic-Opening-Tools/IF145-000|plastic opening tool] along the seam, until the the plastic mid frame is detached. Image 3/3: Remove the plastic mid frame.
  • Place the plastic opening tool in the charging port.

  • Pry up to loosen the bottom edge of the plastic mid frame.

  • Work the plastic opening tool along the seam, until the the plastic mid frame is detached.

  • Remove the plastic mid frame.

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Image 1/2: Locate the volume botton. Image 2/2: Slide the two buttons up and out of the phone.
  • Locate the power button.

  • Locate the volume botton.

  • Slide the two buttons up and out of the phone.

  • The removed buttons are incredibly easy to lose, so be sure to keep an eye on them.

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Image 1/3: Place the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/Plastic-Opening-Tools/IF145-000|plastic opening tool] under the sensor strip. Image 2/3: Pry the sensor strip up. Image 3/3: Pry the sensor strip up.
  • Locate the power button sensor strip.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

  • Pry the sensor strip up.

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Image 1/3: Place the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/Plastic-Opening-Tools/IF145-000|plastic opening tool] under the sensor strip. Image 2/3: Pry the sensor strip up. Image 3/3: Pry the sensor strip up.
  • Locate the volume button sensor strip.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

  • Pry the sensor strip up.

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Image 1/3: Place the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/Plastic-Opening-Tools/IF145-000|plastic opening tool] under the screen connector. Image 2/3: Pry the screen connector up. Image 3/3: Pry the screen connector up.
  • Locate the outer screen connector.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

  • Pry the screen connector up.

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Image 1/3: Place the [https://www.ifixit.com/Tools/Plastic-Opening-Tools/IF145-000|plastic opening tool] under the screen connector. Image 2/3: Pry the screen connector up. Image 3/3: Pry the screen connector up.
  • Locate the inner screen connector.

  • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

  • Pry the screen connector up.

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Image 1/3: Pry the motherboard up. Image 2/3: Remove the motherboard. Image 3/3: Remove the motherboard.
  • Place the plastic opening tool in the charger port.

  • Pry the motherboard up.

  • Remove the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Slowly rotate the phone so the screen falls into your right hand. Image 2/3: Be extremely careful not to drop the screen. Image 3/3: Be extremely careful not to drop the screen.
  • Pick up the front half of your phone with your left hand.

  • Slowly rotate the phone so the screen falls into your right hand.

  • Be extremely careful not to drop the screen.

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  • Be sure to use the new digitizer when reassembling your phone.

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Conclusion

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

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