How to Fix a Broken Phone Display

If your phone display is broken (shattered), you can try to fix it yourself. Below we will explain how to do it.

It would seem that if your cell phone’s screen is out of order, there is only one way out – to throw away the old phone and buy a new one. However, there is no need to rush to throw away money, because the damaged screen can be replaced yourself. In fact, it is not so difficult, as it may seem at first sight.

Fixing a Broken Phone Display

Initially, you should determine the failure of the display. In the case of a distorted image or a few dead pixels, you need to contact the service center, whose experts will be able with the help of special equipment to quickly eliminate these faults display. Well, if the image is completely absent, “hangs” or there is no reaction to pressing in touch phones, in these cases, most likely, the replacement of the display is inevitable.

How to Fix a Broken Phone Display

  1. Turn off the phone completely by holding down the power button for a few seconds until the phone shuts down. Remove the back panel cover and remove the battery from the phone.
  2. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove all the screws that are located underneath the battery, remove the back panel of the cell phone and remove its side buttons. This way, you have access to your phone’s circuit board.
  3. You will see a small flat cable that goes from the phone board and can be located at the top or at the bottom of the board. Then, you need to remove the board from the phone, under which you will find the back side of the LCD screen.
  4. Remove screws that fasten LCD to the front of the phone. Remove the old LCD screen and replace it with the new one. Connect the cable to the screen and screw all fixing screws in reverse order.
  5. Put the board back where it was before and connect the flat cable. Fasten the board with the board mounting screws. Don’t forget to put in the side buttons. Afterwards install the back panel of the phone and fasten it with screws.
  6. Insert the battery and close the back cover. The screen replacement process is now complete. Turn on your cell phone and test your new LCD screen.
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