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Introdução

Phone screens are prone to crack when dropped from an elevated surface. Use this guide to remove the display assembly of your device.

  1. Use a pair of iOpeners by heating them in a microwave and placing the hot pads on the edges of the phone.
    • Use a pair of iOpeners by heating them in a microwave and placing the hot pads on the edges of the phone.

    • Allow to sit for 1-2 minutes to heat up the adhesive.

    • A heat gun may need to be used if you have trouble separating the backing in the next step.

  2. Insert an Opening Tool into the seam between the rear glass and side of the phone. Pry the glass off just enough to insert an Opening Pick.
    • Insert an Opening Tool into the seam between the rear glass and side of the phone.

    • Pry the glass off just enough to insert an Opening Pick.

    • Slide the Opening Tool around the edges of the device, placing Opening Picks regularly.

  3. Once all edges of the device are lifted free, use a Suction Handle to gently pull the rear glass off the device.
    • Once all edges of the device are lifted free, use a Suction Handle to gently pull the rear glass off the device.

  4. Remove the ten 4mm screws using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver. Remove the ten 4mm screws using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
    • Remove the ten 4mm screws using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

  5. Gently push down on the small black tab with a Spudger to release the protective board. Slide an Opening Tool between the phone and the protective board and slide along the edges of the phone to unclip it. Carefully wiggle the board back and forth while gently pulling to unclip the last attachment point.
    • Gently push down on the small black tab with a Spudger to release the protective board.

    • Slide an Opening Tool between the phone and the protective board and slide along the edges of the phone to unclip it.

    • Carefully wiggle the board back and forth while gently pulling to unclip the last attachment point.

  6. Slide an Opening Tool between the lower protective board and the phone to unclip. Slide the tool along the remaining edges of the protective board until it pops off.
    • Slide an Opening Tool between the lower protective board and the phone to unclip.

    • Slide the tool along the remaining edges of the protective board until it pops off.

  7. Gently pry each visible ribbon cable away from the motherboard to disconnect them. Gently pry each visible ribbon cable away from the motherboard to disconnect them.
    • Gently pry each visible ribbon cable away from the motherboard to disconnect them.

  8. Gently remove the motherboard from the phone.
    • Gently remove the motherboard from the phone.

  9. Use a Spudger to get between the battery and the phone and pry each edge of the battery away from the board. There may be a strong adhesive under the battery, so work your way around the battery carefully and slowly. Insert Opening Picks if needed to keep the battery elevated.
    • Use a Spudger to get between the battery and the phone and pry each edge of the battery away from the board.

    • There may be a strong adhesive under the battery, so work your way around the battery carefully and slowly.

    • Insert Opening Picks if needed to keep the battery elevated.

  10. Use a Spudger to pry away the front-facing camera from the board. Use a Spudger to pry away the front-facing camera from the board.
    • Use a Spudger to pry away the front-facing camera from the board.

  11. Pull the ribbon cable attached to the screen away from the board and make sure it is bent upwards and out of the way.
    • Pull the ribbon cable attached to the screen away from the board and make sure it is bent upwards and out of the way.

  12. Warm up a pair of iOpeners in the microwave for 1-2 minutes.
    • Warm up a pair of iOpeners in the microwave for 1-2 minutes.

    • Place the iOpeners on the edges of the phone and wait a couple of minutes for it to heat up the adhesive.

    • A heat gun may be necessary to heat the adhesive if the screen refuses to separate in the next step.

  13. Insert an Opening Tool between the metal sides of the phone and the front glass. Slide the Opening Tool around the display, placing Opening Picks as necessary. Use a Suction Handle or hand to remove the screen from the body of the phone.
    • Insert an Opening Tool between the metal sides of the phone and the front glass.

    • Slide the Opening Tool around the display, placing Opening Picks as necessary.

    • Use a Suction Handle or hand to remove the screen from the body of the phone.

Conclusão

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

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Do you have a link to give me where I could by an ORIGINAL screen for this phone ?

Thank you !

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