If you’re an iPhone with a broken screen, you need to repair it quickly and safely. If you are running out of time or money for an iPhone screen replacement, you can do it at home. All you need is to have an inexpensive tool kit and a new screen. This article will guide iPhone screen replacement thoroughly.
Remove the screws
You can see the two screws at the base of the phone. Use a small star-shaped screwdriver to unscrew these screws. Only Penta lobe screwdriver having 5 points will work to remove these screws. Take care not to drop these small screws on the floor while removing.
Warning: Opening these screws can void your warranty. Check your iPhone’s warranty before disassembling your phone.
Cover the screen with a packaging tape
If it is a probability that suction cup won’t be able to pull the whole screen, as the glass has broken from different places. Cover the whole screen with iPad repairs Melbourne, it will intact the whole screen altogether. Try not to cover the home button while applying packaging tape to the whole screen.
- Apply Heat to Remove Adhesive
The latest iPhone models are coming up with the feature of water-resistance. Therefore, screen is attached with the phone by adhesive. You can use a heat gun or hair dryer to lose the adhesive.
- Apply a Suction cup
Take a suction cup and place it on the bottom half of the screen. Press down suction cup so it sticks to the damaged screen. Make sure that you have pull out the metal ring from suction cup, making easier to handle. If the suction cup is having trouble sticking to the screen, slightly moisten the suction cup for the strong grip of screen.
- Pull up the suction up
Gently pull the suction cup while holding the phone downside. You may need to pull up the screen several times before it starts to come away. When the screen will come away from the frame, move the suction cup to the corner of the screen. It will provide you greater leverage while pulling it away. Do not apply suction cup to the home button, as it will prevent the screen to come out.
- Insert a Pry Tool
While pulling the suction cup will create a space between screen and frame. Insert a pry tool in that space. Gently slide the pry tool along the bottom to loosen the screen. Apart from pry tool, your repair kit may come with plastic sliders or opening picks that you can insert to lose the screen.
- Loose the screen from entire edges
Slide the pry tool along the entire edges to loosen the screen. Try not to pull the screen from one side, as it could damage or split the screen. Our goal is to lose and then remove the complete screen in one piece.
– Water-resistant phones will lose their water-resistance once they will be opened
– Insert pry tool within few millimeters. Inserting pry tool more than a few millimeters could damage the internal components of an iPhone.
When entire screen has detached with the frame, it’s time to lift up the screen. Hold the bottom your of phone with one hand. Hold your other hand over the phone as your thumb is one side of the screen and middle finger is on the other side of the screen. Simply lift the screen up to the 90 degrees.
Keeping in mind that screen is still attached with the wires. So, do not apply force while lifting up the screen. Gently, remove the connections of the screen from hardware.
After you’ve done these 7 steps, you will have an iPhone with no screen, and ready for iPhone screen replacement. Furthermore, the iPhone 11 screen replacement will also follow exactly the same process.
Now, after you’ve removed the screen successfully. It is the time to replace it with the new screen. Following are the steps to install a new screen to your iPhone:
- Install bottom metal plate
For installing a bottom plate in the new display, pass the flex cable through the hole in the metal plate. Put the plate into the lower edge at a particular angle. Press the metal plate and fix it with the screws. Then apply adhesive to the plate and to the flex cable as well. Place all the sensors and other components in the proper notch. Likewise, the speaker components will be fitted with the help of screws. During iPhone Repair Melbourne, make sure to place the light sensor bracket above the light sensor. Slightly tight the screws, don’t apply your potential force to tighten the screws.
- Install the Home Button
Take out your new iPhone screen and place the home button screen into it. As you have already unscrewed the home button, use the Penta lobe again to screw the home button plate into the new screen. During iPhone home button replacement, make sure that sticker for home button sticks down.
- Reattach the Metal Plate
For older iPhones, you’ll need to reattach the metal plate once all the components are in place. Align the metal place with the screw holes and fit the plate with the screws.
- Apply Adhesive to the frame
You will need to apply adhesive to the back frame of the iPhone. The adhesive will only be applied to the models iPhone 6 and above. To apply adhesive, first, remove the previous adhesive from edges. Then separate the blue film from the adhesive sticker. Place that sticker inside the iPhone and make sure it is aligned properly. After applying adhesive leave the iPhone for proper sticking.
- Reattach the connectors
Locate the little metal tip of the connector that associates with the back board of an iPhone. Cautiously embed this into the appropriate opening before you push in the remainder of the connector. Rehash for all connectors that require to be attached. The camera ought to sit in its uncovered opening in the event that you’ve done this progression effectively.
- Connect New Screen to the Phone
You will see a three ribbon-like connectors coming off of the new screen. Insert these into the phone from the top. It would be easier to insert these connectors when you have already connected the bottom connectors. So, connect the bottom connectors first then connect the top connectors. Place the metal back over the connectors and screw back in. After these connections, if your iPhone doesn’t come on, one of these connectors may not be inserted properly. For this, remove the screen and check the connectors.
- Press the New Screen
Once every connection has been done for sensors, speakers and cameras, you can now lower the screen into place on the phone. Make sure there should not be any gap between screen and the phone body. At the end, screw the last two screws on the bottom of the phone. You are now ready to turn on your phone and use it.
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