Use this guide to replace a cracked or broken screen in an iPhone 7 Plus. This includes removing the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Front+Camera+and+Sensor+Cable+Replacement/95688|front-facing camera|new_window=true], [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Earpiece+Speaker+Replacement/95614|earpiece speaker|new_window=true], [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+LCD+Screen+and+Digitizer+Replacement/96109#s177734|LCD shield plate|new_window=true], and home/Touch ID sensor assembly—all of which must be transferred to your new display. For an easier repair, replace the entire display assembly instead by following [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+7+Plus+Display+Assembly+Replacement/67563|this much shorter guide].
For an easier repair, replace entire display assembly.
In either case, '''it's important to carefully transfer the original home/Touch ID sensor onto the new display in order for it to function.'''
For more advanced fixers, this guide will help you replace ''only'' the iPhone 7 Plus LCD screen + digitizer assembly (a.k.a. the bare “front panel”). This requires you to transfer several components from your original screen to the new one before installing it—including the [guide|95688|front-facing camera|new_window=true], [guide|95614|earpiece speaker|new_window=true], [guide|96109|LCD shield plate|stepid=177734|new_window=true], and home/Touch ID sensor assembly.
For all screen/display repairs, '''it's important to carefully transfer the original home/Touch ID sensor onto the new display in order for it to function.''' The solid state home button is paired to its original logic board by Apple, so replacing it will render it unusable.