Introduction

When the screen is cracked or just does not work, it will need to be replaced. This is the guide you need to help you do that.

Make sure you turn off the laptop before starting. Unscrew the two 6.5mm PH1 Phillips head screws below the battery. Unscrew the two 6.5mm PH1 Phillips head screws below the battery.
  • Make sure you turn off the laptop before starting.

  • Unscrew the two 6.5mm PH1 Phillips head screws below the battery.

Pull the battery out, keeping it flat and parallel to the laptop so that it slides out easily. Pull the battery out, keeping it flat and parallel to the laptop so that it slides out easily. Pull the battery out, keeping it flat and parallel to the laptop so that it slides out easily.
  • Pull the battery out, keeping it flat and parallel to the laptop so that it slides out easily.

Unscrew the ten 6.5mm PH1 Phillips head screws that hold down the back cover. Unscrew the ten 6.5mm PH1 Phillips head screws that hold down the back cover.
  • Unscrew the ten 6.5mm PH1 Phillips head screws that hold down the back cover.

Using the plastic opening tools, open the back cover and remove it from the laptop. It is recommended that you start from a corner and run the tool along the edge of the cover. Be careful not to bend or crack the cover.
  • Using the plastic opening tools, open the back cover and remove it from the laptop.

  • It is recommended that you start from a corner and run the tool along the edge of the cover.

  • Be careful not to bend or crack the cover.

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Carefully disconnect these three cables. Carefully disconnect these three cables. Carefully disconnect these three cables.
  • Carefully disconnect these three cables.

Open the laptop at a right angle to make the later removal much easier.
  • Open the laptop at a right angle to make the later removal much easier.

Unscrew the four PH1 Phillips head screws on the hinges. Unscrew the four PH1 Phillips head screws on the hinges. Unscrew the four PH1 Phillips head screws on the hinges.
  • Unscrew the four PH1 Phillips head screws on the hinges.

Separate the screen from the rest of the laptop. Make sure the cables do not catch on the bottom piece.
  • Separate the screen from the rest of the laptop.

  • Make sure the cables do not catch on the bottom piece.

Using a pair of tweezers, remove the two stickers on the bottom of the screen. Unscrew the two screws underneath. Unscrew the two screws underneath.
  • Using a pair of tweezers, remove the two stickers on the bottom of the screen.

  • Unscrew the two screws underneath.

Stick the plastic opening tool underneath the screen bezel and run it along the edge of the screen. Loosen each hinge separately, it would be more difficult otherwise. Loosen each hinge separately, it would be more difficult otherwise.
  • Stick the plastic opening tool underneath the screen bezel and run it along the edge of the screen.

  • Loosen each hinge separately, it would be more difficult otherwise.

Unscrew the four inner screws around the screen. Leave the two outer screws on the top alone. Leave the two outer screws on the top alone.
  • Unscrew the four inner screws around the screen.

  • Leave the two outer screws on the top alone.

Mind the cable on the bottom of the screen. Simply lift the screen out. Simply lift the screen out.
  • Mind the cable on the bottom of the screen.

  • Simply lift the screen out.

Conclusion

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

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