Trying to replace the screen, incl. digitizer.

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Actually you need only to remove the battery but I removed the motherboard etc. for safety reasons.

    • Using the nylon spudger or plastic opening tool along the edges of the screen, separate the back case off of the device.

    • If possible, consider using the black nylon spudger for a gentler separation.

  1. Place your finger on the thin black bar at the end of the ribbon tape and flip each one up.
    • Place your finger on the thin black bar at the end of the ribbon tape and flip each one up.

    • Gently pull the ribbon tape on the battery away from the bar. Repeat this process for the second ribbon tape.

    • Lift up the battery from the bottom and situate the black nylon spudger underneath the battery.

    • Use the black nylon spudger to disconnect the multi-colored wires from the rest of the device.

    • Remove the three 3mm screws on the top right side of the device with the Phillips PH000 screw head.

    • Remove the one 3mm screw on the top left side of the device with the same method.

    • Remove the gray rubber piece.

    • Use a spudger or fingernail to disconnect the blue antenna cable from the motherboard.

    • Remove the right speaker unit.

    • Remove the loudspeaker modules located on the parts where the screws were removed by using the black nylon spudger.

    • They are the black pieces at the top left and right corners of the device that have metal squares on them in the middle.

    • Disconnect the camera piece from the motherboard.

    • The camera piece is shaped like an "L".

    • Disconnect all cables on the motherboard.

    • See our connector guide for help safely disconnecting various types of connectors.

    • Use the black nylon spudger to gently lift the motherboard away from the frame.

    • Remove the motherboard.

    • remove middle frame by pulling it off

    • follow as shown on

    • Screen burst, be aware of glass splinters. May you cover the screen with tissue

    • buttons are glued to frame, gently lift up screen

    • pull of cable, connecting the buttons, gently

    • rub of the glue with the fingers

    • remove residues with makeup remover or similar


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

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is the digitizer glued to the lcd screen?

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it is see referenced YouTube video

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