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Introduction

Use this guide to remove or replace the two screws securing the iPhone 12 display panel. These are the only screws on the exterior of the iPhone. They use a five-point design that is unique to Apple, requiring a specialty P2 pentalobe driver for removal.

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  1. Caution: Before you begin, discharge your iPhone battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.
    • Caution: Before you begin, discharge your iPhone battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.

    • Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly.

    • Remove the two 6.75 mm long pentalobe P2 screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.

    • Opening the iPhone's display will compromise its waterproof seals. Have replacement seals ready before you proceed past this step, or take care to avoid liquid exposure if you reassemble your iPhone without replacing the seals.

Conclusion

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

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why is this a thing

Repairify Scotland - Reply

This is perfect, thank you! I wasn’t sure I’d be able to do this repair, but with this expert guidance I have succeeded. I’m ready for level 3.

Chris Phelan - Reply

well done - would you like medal

Repairify Scotland -

someone just pointed out the fact it says to discharge the battery -

‘Caution: Before you begin, discharge your iPhone battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured. ‘

you are removing the 2 pentalobes, not anything ‘internal’

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