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Introduction

Use this guide to remove or replace the two pentalobe (five-point) screws securing the iPhone's display. These screws are a proprietary Apple design, requiring the use of a specialized P2 screwdriver.

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

    just how long are those screws- i turn and turn and turn and the lift off is soooo slight, seemingly insignificant…

    An. Jahnke - Reply

    I would recommend, from the very beginning, dumping all tools out of the kit (if you got it) and using that white paper tool box as a tray to organize the screws and braces in. It’s nice to work over because it catches screws well and makes it easy to see them if you drop any.

    Johnny Emrica - Reply

    That’s a great idea thank you

    Mohamed Dekkiche -

Conclusion

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

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Why. Just why.

The Stuff - Reply

This guide is used by many other guides as first step! Don´t laugh about it.

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