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Use this guide to replace a cracked or broken screen inFor an iPhone 7 Plus. This includes removing the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Front+Camera+and+Sensor+Cable+Replacement/95688|front-facing camera|new_window=true], [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Earpiece+Speaker+Replacement/95614|earpiece speaker|new_window=true], [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+LCD+Screen+and+Digitizer+Replacement/96109#s177734|LCD shield plate|new_window=true],easier repair, use our [product|IF333-038|fix kit|new_window=true] and home/Touch ID sensor assembly—all of which must be transferredfollow [guide|67563|this shorter guide] to replace your new display. For an easier repair, replace theiPhone’s entire display assembly instead by following [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Display+Assembly+Replacement/67563|this much shorter guide].assembly. [ … ] In either case,For more advanced fixers, this guide will help you replace ''only'' the iPhone 7 Plus LCD screen + digitizer assembly (a.k.a. the bare “front panel”). This requires you to transfer several components from your original screen to the new one before installing it—including the [guide|95688|front-facing camera|new_window=true], [guide|95614|earpiece speaker|new_window=true], [guide|96109|LCD shield plate|stepid=177734|new_window=true], and home/Touch ID sensor assembly. [ … ] For all screen/display repairs, '''it's important to carefully transfer the original home/Touch ID sensor onto the new display in order for it to function.''' The solid state home button is paired to its original logic board by Apple, so replacing it will render it unusable.
Use this guide to replace a cracked or broken screen inFor an iPhone 7 Plus. This includes removing the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Front+Camera+and+Sensor+Cable+Replacement/95688|front-facing camera|new_window=true], [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Earpiece+Speaker+Replacement/95614|earpiece speaker|new_window=true], [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+LCD+Screen+and+Digitizer+Replacement/96109#s177734|LCD shield plate|new_window=true],easier repair, use our [product|IF333-038|fix kit|new_window=true] and home/Touch ID sensor assembly—all of which must be transferredfollow [guide|67563|this shorter guide] to replace your new display. For an easier repair, replace theiPhone’s entire display assembly instead by following [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Display+Assembly+Replacement/67563|this much shorter guide].assembly. [ … ] In either case,For more advanced fixers, this guide will help you replace ''only'' the iPhone 7 Plus LCD screen + digitizer assembly (a.k.a. the bare “front panel”). This requires you to transfer several components from your original screen to the new one before installing it—including the [guide|95688|front-facing camera|new_window=true], [guide|95614|earpiece speaker|new_window=true], [guide|96109|LCD shield plate|stepid=177734|new_window=true], and home/Touch ID sensor assembly. [ … ] For all screen/display repairs, '''it's important to carefully transfer the original home/Touch ID sensor onto the new display in order for it to function.''' The solid state home button is paired to its original logic board by Apple, so replacing it will render it unusable.