IPhone 6S Screen Replacement

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Difficulty

Hard

Steps

31

Time Required

2 hours

Introduction

This guide is for a screen replacement for the iPhone 6S

Tools Required

Phillips #000 Screwdriver

P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver

Spudgers

Tweezers

iPhone opening tool

Hair dryer

Parts

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LCD Screen for iPhone 6S

$35.00

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Precautions

• Work on a clear and open surface • Careful when unscrewing as most of the screws are extremely small, have a small box ready with you • Take note and keep track of each screw during disassembling and assembling

Step 1
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Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly. Remove the two 3.4 mm P2 Pentalobe screws on the bottom edge of the iPhone, next to the Lightning connector.

Step 2
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Note: The screen is secured to the chassis using adhesive Use hair dryer to soften adhesive

Step 3
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Close the handle on the opening tool, opening the suction-cup jaws. Place you iPhone in between the suction cups, against the plastic depth gauge. Open the handles to close the jaws of the opening tool. Center the suction cups and press them firmly onto the top and bottom of the iPhone. Hold onto your iPhone securely and close the handle of the opening tool to separate the suction cups, pulling the front panel up from the rear case. Peel the two suction cups off your iPhone. Gently grasp the display assembly and lift it up to open the phone, using the clips at the top of the front panel as a hinge.

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Remove two Phillips screws securing the battery connector bracket, of the following lengths: One 2.9 mm screw (Orange Circle) One 2.2 mm screw (Red Circle)

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Remove the battery connector bracket from the iPhone.

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Use the point of a spudger to disconnect the battery connector by prying it straight up from the logic board. Push the battery connector away from the logic board until it stays separated from its socket, so as to avoid any accidental connection to the battery while you work.

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Remove the following four Phillips screws securing the display cable bracket: Three 1.2 mm screws (Yellow Circle) One 2.8 mm screw (Red Circle)

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Remove the display cable bracket.

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Use a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the three front panel assembly cables, in following orders: 1. Front camera flex cable 2. Digitizer cable 3. Display data cable connector. Remove the display assembly.

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Remove the three 1.7 mm Phillips screws securing the home button bracket.

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Lift the lower edge of the home button bracket until it clears the small peg on the right side. Slide the bracket out from under the EMI shield to remove it.

Step 12
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Use a spudger to disconnect the home button connector by popping it out of its socket on the back of the display panel.

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Using your fingertip, gently press up on the home button from the front side of the display assembly. Use firm, constant pressure to slowly separate the home button's rubber gasket from the front panel. Use the pointed tip of a spudger to carefully separate the home button flex cable from the back of the display panel. Remove the home button assembly.

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Install the home button onto the new screen

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Connect back the home button to its socket

Step 16
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place back the home button bracket.

Step 17
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Secure the three 1.7 mm Phillips screws to secure back the home button bracket.

Step 18
Waterproof Adhesive Replacement
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Note: Steps 18 - 24 optional to replace waterproof adhesive

Step 19
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Begin by removing all the old display adhesive around the perimeter of your iPhone's case. Be sure to remove any remaining adhesive from the back of your display as well.

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Begin peeling the large backing from your replacement adhesive, starting from the bottom edge.

Step 21
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Carefully align the exposed lower edge of the adhesive strip with the bottom edge of your iPhone's case. When it's correctly aligned, gently press the exposed lower adhesive strip into place.

Step 22
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Continue peeling away the backing from the adhesive, gently pressing the adhesive into place from the bottom of your iPhone to the top. Finish separating the adhesive backing and discard it.

Step 23
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Use the tip of a spudger to press all the adhesive into place around the entire perimeter of your iPhone.

Step 24
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Completely separate the front adhesive liner(s) and discard it.

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Connect back the display assembly. Use a spudger or a fingernail to connect the three front panel assembly cables, in following orders: 1. Display data cable connector. 2. Front camera flex cable 3. Digitizer cable

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Place back the display cable bracket.

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Secure back the following four Phillips screws to secure the display cable bracket: Three 1.2 mm screws (Yellow Circle) One 2.8 mm screw (Red Circle)

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Connect back the battery connector to the logic board.

Step 29
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Place back the battery connector bracket

Step 30
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Secure back the two Phillips screws securing the battery connector bracket, of the following lengths: One 2.9 mm screw (Orange Circle) One 2.2 mm screw (Red Circle)

Step 31
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Close back the iPhone Secure back the two 3.4 mm P2 Pentalobe screws on the bottom edge of the iPhone, next to the Lightning connector.


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