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The plastic opening tool comes in a few different styles, and is your go-to tool for removing screens and separating cases. It has a very thin non-destructive edge that gets in between small cracks easily.

Use the plastic opening tool to:

Lift zero insertion force (ZIF) tabs and disconnect cable connectors.

Pry open tightly sealed device cases.

Remove digitizers and glass screens.

Lift, cut, or remove tape, adhesive, and/or thermal paste.

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