Introduction

This guide covers the removal of the main LCD screen and associated housing from the Toshiba A1304T for replacement.

Image 1/1: Using a thumb-tack, push-pin, or similar pin, remove the four plastic stoppers located around the main LCD screen.
  • Open the phone so that it matches the photos to the left.

  • Using a thumb-tack, push-pin, or similar pin, remove the four plastic stoppers located around the main LCD screen.

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Image 1/2: The T8 Torx Security Bit Screwdriver can be substituted with a small flathead screwdriver. Screw removal may be slightly more difficult however. Image 2/2: The T8 Torx Security Bit Screwdriver can be substituted with a small flathead screwdriver. Screw removal may be slightly more difficult however.
  • With the T8 Torx Security Bit Screwdriver, remove the four screws in the designated locations.

  • The T8 Torx Security Bit Screwdriver can be substituted with a small flathead screwdriver. Screw removal may be slightly more difficult however.

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Image 1/2: Pry gently until the cover gives slightly to create a slightly wider opening. You may hear a distinct pop as you pry. Image 2/2: Remove the screwdriver and re-insert it into another portion of the seam. Continue making gaps around the cover of the phone until it is completely detached from the body.
  • Insert the head of a flathead screwdriver into the seam between the front cover and the phone.

  • Pry gently until the cover gives slightly to create a slightly wider opening. You may hear a distinct pop as you pry.

  • Remove the screwdriver and re-insert it into another portion of the seam. Continue making gaps around the cover of the phone until it is completely detached from the body.

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Image 1/2: Pull the orange ribbon-wire to the left, removing it from the white socket. Image 2/2: Pull the orange ribbon-wire to the left, removing it from the white socket.
  • Using the head of the flathead screwdriver, gently pry the black tab so that it rests in a vertical (or "unlocked") position.

  • Pull the orange ribbon-wire to the left, removing it from the white socket.

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Image 1/1: Pull the ribbon wire to the right, freeing it from its socket.
  • Just as before, use the head of the flathead screwdriver to pry the black tab into a vertical position, as shown.

  • Pull the ribbon wire to the right, freeing it from its socket.

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Image 1/2: Repeat as necessary around the device until the silver plastic casing is free. Image 2/2: Attempting to further separate the LCD screen from the silver plastic casing will likely result in severe damage to the screen.
  • Using the head of the flathead screwdriver, pry the silver plastic casing of the LCD from the video logic board.

  • Repeat as necessary around the device until the silver plastic casing is free.

  • Attempting to further separate the LCD screen from the silver plastic casing will likely result in severe damage to the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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