Introduction

Is your phone’s touch screen not working correctly or not responding to your touch? Use this guide to replace your screen and return your device to a working state.

  1. Before disassembling your ZTE Avail 2, be sure it is powered off.
    • Before disassembling your ZTE Avail 2, be sure it is powered off.

    • Remove the back cover using the notch at the bottom of the device.

    • Pull the back cover from the front panel gently to remove it.

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  2. Remove the battery by the notch in the back plate.
    • Remove the battery by the notch in the back plate.

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    • Using your J00 screwdriver, unscrew each of the 8 Philips head 1.19mm screws from the black plate of the device.

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    • Using a spudger or plastic opening tool, pull up from underneath the back plate and pop off the piece.

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    • Using the tweezers remove the 4 orange ribbon cables. Do this by lifting their corresponding black connectors and pulling the ribbon out.

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    • On the left side you will see a cellular antenna cable wire. Remove this wire by gently pulling it off.

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    • Lift and set aside the motherboard from lying on top of the silver plate (this may require some force because it is held on by adhesive).

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    • Using an opening tool, lift and remove the silver metal plate off the back of the device (use some force here).

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    • Pry open to separate the metal piece from the front screen attachment using a plastic spudger.

    • When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible.

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Conclusion

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

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dunnluke

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My screen is completely white and I DON'T have to turn the power off, jus the screen off n on n still screen is white. I can't hardly see my apps. Plz tell me what's wrong with my phone. I was thinking somewhere along the lines of my LED cuz everything looks kind of like a negative photo.

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