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.

Parts

No parts required.

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 from 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.

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Conclusion

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

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