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Changes to iPhone 7 Plus LCD and Digitizer Replacement Introduction

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[ … ]iPhone 7 Plus
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[ … ]LCD Screen and Digitizer
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[ … ]iPhone 7 Plus LCD Screen and Digitizer Replacement
Introduction
Use this guide to replace a cracked or broken screen in an iPhone 7 Plus. This includes removing the front-facing camera and sensor assembly, earpiece speaker, display EMI shield, and home/Touch ID sensor assembly—all of which must be transferred to your new display. For an easier repair, replace the entire display assembly instead by following [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Display+Assembly+Replacement/67563|this much shorter guide]. [ … ] In either case, it's important to carefully transfer the original home/Touch ID sensor onto the new display in order for it to function.
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[ … ]To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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[ … ]Replace just the bare front panel—not including the home/Touch ID sensor, front-facing camera and sensor cable, or earpiece speaker—in an iPhone 7 Plus.

Guide Prerequisites

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