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

  1. Place the phone face down.
    • 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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  2. Place the plastic opening tool in the gap between the camera and 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Locate the power button sensor strip.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

    • Pry the sensor strip up.

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    • Locate the volume button sensor strip.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

    • Pry the sensor strip up.

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    • Locate the outer screen connector.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

    • Pry the screen connector up.

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    • Locate the inner screen connector.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

    • Pry the screen connector up.

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    • Place the plastic opening tool in the charger port.

    • Pry the motherboard up.

    • Remove the motherboard.

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    • 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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