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.

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.
  • 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.

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

Using your J00 screwdriver, unscrew each of the 8 Philips head 1.19mm screws from the black plate of the device.
  • 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. Using a spudger or plastic opening tool, pull up from  underneath the back plate and pop off the piece.
  • Using a spudger or plastic opening tool, pull up from underneath the back plate and pop off the piece.

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

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

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).
  • 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).

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

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

Conclusion

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

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dunnluke

Member since: 09/22/2015

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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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