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[* black] Continue to lift the plastic frame from the right side, using the display connector as a hinge.
[* black] Once you've lifted the frame past 90 degrees, thread the digitizer cable through its hole in the display frame and separate the frame from the display assembly.
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icon_reminder] Before installing a new display, it's very important to remove all traces of the old adhesive from the frame, while taking special care to remove any small glass fragments.
[* black] Continue to lift the plastic frame from the right side, using the display connector as a hinge.
[* black] Once you've lifted the frame past 90 degrees, thread the digitizer cable through its hole in the display frame and separate the frame from the display assembly.
[* icon_caution
icon_reminder] Before installing a new display, it's very important to remove all traces of the old adhesive from the frame, while taking special care to remove any small glass fragments.
[* black] After removing all traces of glue and glass from the frame, clean the adhesion areas with 90% (or higher) isopropyl alcohol and a lint-free cloth or coffee filter. Swipe in one direction only, not back and forth.
[* icon_caution] If the frame is bent, or if any glue or glass remnants are left behind, the new display will not mount correctly and may be damaged. If necessary, [guide|44656|replace the frame|new_window=true].
[* icon_reminder] The best way to secure the new screen is with a sheet of custom-cut double-sided tape. Apply the tape to the back of the screen, then carefully feed the display cable through the frame. Align the screen and press it into place.

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