Introduction

In this guide we will show you how to safely remove the screen of your Toshiba Satellite C55D device. If the screen of your device is cracked, it will be best to remove the screen for replacement. Removing the screen is a delicate process because of how fragile the material is. We aim to provide you with a step by step tutorial on how to easily remove the screen

Turn the laptop upside down so the battery faces upwards. Remove the two 7 mm Phillips screws that secure the battery.
  • Turn the laptop upside down so the battery faces upwards.

  • Remove the two 7 mm Phillips screws that secure the battery.

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Place your thumbs on both sides of the  battery's edges  where the battery meets the device Push the battery away from the laptop.
  • Place your thumbs on both sides of the battery's edges where the battery meets the device

  • Push the battery away from the laptop.

  • The battery should slide out with little resistance.

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Use the metal spudger to pry the top corner of the casing in an upward motion. You will hear a loud click sound. Do not worry, this is the casing's clip.
  • Use the metal spudger to pry the top corner of the casing in an upward motion.

  • You will hear a loud click sound. Do not worry, this is the casing's clip.

  • The metal spudger could scratch your device. For the cautious fixers, use a plastic piece such as a guitar pick to pry the device instead.

  • Peel back the corner of the casing with your thumb.

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Slide the metal spudger down the side of the plastic screen casing until you hit a clip.
  • Slide the metal spudger down the side of the plastic screen casing until you hit a clip.

  • Use the metal spudger to pry away from your chest to release the screen clips.

  • The clips will unlatch making a clicking sound each time you remove a clip.

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Repeat steps 1 and 2 on the left hand side of the casing. The top and sides of the casing should now be un-clipped from the monitor.
  • Repeat steps 1 and 2 on the left hand side of the casing.

  • The top and sides of the casing should now be un-clipped from the monitor.

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Gently close the monitor.
  • Gently close the monitor.

  • Turn the device around so the missing battery port faces you.

  • Use the metal spudger to pry upward towards your face.

  • You will here a click when the clips are detached from the monitor.

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Gently remove the plastic casing.
  • Gently remove the plastic casing.

  • The casing should lift off fairly easily.

  • There are two hinge covers that you may need to maneuver off.

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Use Philips (PH1) screwdriver to remove the top left and right two 7 mm Philips#1 screws by turning the screws counter clockwise. Use Philips (PH1) screwdriver to remove the top left and right two 7 mm Philips#1 screws by turning the screws counter clockwise.
  • Use Philips (PH1) screwdriver to remove the top left and right two 7 mm Philips#1 screws by turning the screws counter clockwise.

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Gently pull the screen one inch towards your chest. Detach the white cable from the camera in the center of the screen.
  • Gently pull the screen one inch towards your chest.

  • Detach the white cable from the camera in the center of the screen.

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Use Philips PH0 screwdriver to remove the six  2.5 mm screws on the bottom left and right, by rotating the screwdriver counterclockwise. You will need to hold the screen upright so that it does not fall while removing the final three screws.
  • Use Philips PH0 screwdriver to remove the six 2.5 mm screws on the bottom left and right, by rotating the screwdriver counterclockwise.

  • You will need to hold the screen upright so that it does not fall while removing the final three screws.

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Gently pull the screen downward to separate the screen from the back screen casing. Gently grasp the cable that was removed from the camera and lift upward.
  • Gently pull the screen downward to separate the screen from the back screen casing.

  • Gently grasp the cable that was removed from the camera and lift upward.

  • There will be some tape that peels as you remove this cable from the back of the screen.

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Grip the large end of the brown cable. Peel off beige colored tape. Do not worry about ripping the tape.
  • Grip the large end of the brown cable.

  • Peel off beige colored tape. Do not worry about ripping the tape.

  • Detach the black connector from the screen.

  • Pull the black connector away from your chest.

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Use Philips PH0 screwdriver to remove  three 3 mm screws, on each side of the metal screen casing. There are six total 3 mm screws.
  • Use Philips PH0 screwdriver to remove three 3 mm screws, on each side of the metal screen casing.

  • There are six total 3 mm screws.

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Lift the screen free from the casing.
  • Lift the screen free from the casing.

  • There is no need for any pulling or tugging, the screen should lift away easily.

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Conclusion

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

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