Introdução

Use this guide to replace a broken or malfunctioning screen. When removing the screen, make sure to wear safety glasses.

Note: Microwave only one iOpener at a time for no more than 30 seconds, and make sure to not microwave it more than once within two minutes.

Open case with a plastic opening tool that has the same size as the divot located at the bottom left of the phone. If you don’t have an opening tool, use your finger nails.
  • Open case with a plastic opening tool that has the same size as the divot located at the bottom left of the phone. If you don’t have an opening tool, use your finger nails.

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Lift the case by the nearest corner to the divot and remove it from the phone.
  • Lift the case by the nearest corner to the divot and remove it from the phone.

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  • Place the plastic opening tool into the notch located at the bottom of the battery compartment, and lift upwards. If you don’t have an opening tool, use your finger nails.

  • Remove battery from your phone.

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  • Remove any SIM card and/or memory card present using your hand.

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  • Remove the small silicon cover at the bottom right of the camera using tweezers.

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  • Remove the sixteen (16) 3mm Phillips PH000 screws securing the midframe.

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  • Remove the back panel assembly with your hands.

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  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the rear-facing camera connector from its socket on the mother board.

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  • After detaching the connector, carefully remove the camera using tweezers. If you don't have tweezers, use your hands.

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  • Use tweezers to pop up the antenna wire.

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  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry up on the connector at the bottom of the battery space.

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  • Remove the two (2) 3mm Phillips PH000 screws securing the charging port.

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  • Insert the tweezers under the vibrator and gently lift up the whole part.

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  • Pop up on the vibrator's connector to separate it from the charging port.

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  • Using an opening tool, pry up one of the connectors to the left of where the sim card was located.

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  • Pry up the next connector located right on top of the previous one.

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  • Using the Phillips screwdriver, remove the screw that's found next to the speaker on the top left of the phone.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully pry up the motherboard.

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  • Pull up the cable that connects the motherboard and the charging port.

  • It's on the side that's closer to the motherboard, you might need to push the cable down first, and then pull it up.

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  • Pry up the frontal speaker with a plastic opening tool.

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  • Peel the black tape up with a plastic opening tool and or your fingers.

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  • Peel the flexible black cable using a plastic opening tool and or your fingers.

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  • Peel up the small tape that's connected to the screen with a plastic opening tool.

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  • Place an iOpener on the edges to soften the screen adhesive.

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  • Insert the Jimmy knife through the edge.

  • Place a plastic card so that the adhesive doesn't stick back again.

  • Go around the edges of the device with the Jimmy knife until all the adhesive has been removed.

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  • Pull up on the LCD screen with your hands and remove it.

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Conclusão

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

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The phone I just tried to fix had two digitizer connectors just like the one in this procedure, but all the replacement parts I can find on ebay and aliexpress etc. which claim to be for XT1601 - XT1609 have just a single connector. Any thoughts about why that would be?

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