IPhone 7 Plus Screen Replacement
This guide is for a screen replacement for the iPhone 7 Plus
• Phillips #000 Screwdriver
• P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver
• Tri-point Y000 Screwdriver
• iPhone opening tool
• Hair dryer
LCD Screen for iPhone 7 Plus
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• 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
Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly.
Remove the two 6.7 mm-long pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.
Note: The screen is secured to the chassis using adhesive Use hair dryer to soften adhesive
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.
Open the iPhone by swinging the display up from the left side, like the back cover of a book.
Remove the following four tri-point Y000 screws securing the lower display cable bracket to the logic board: Three 1.2 mm screws (Orange Circle) One 2.6 mm screw (Red Circle)
Remove the bracket.
Use the point of a spudger to pry the battery connector straight up out of its socket.
Use the flat end of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the two lower display connectors by prying them straight up from their sockets on the logic board.
Remove the three tri-point Y000 screws securing the bracket over the front panel sensor assembly connector: One 1.3 mm screw (Red Circle) Two 1.0 mm screws (Orange Circle) Remove the bracket.
Disconnect the front panel sensor assembly connector from its socket on the logic board.
Remove the display assembly.
Remove the four Y000 screws securing the bracket over the home/Touch ID sensor: One 1.1 mm screw (Red circle) Three 1.3 mm screws (Yellow circle)
Remove the bracket that secures the home/Touch ID sensor.
Pry under the left edge of the home button cable connector to disconnect it from its socket.
Carefully pry up the underlying connector and move it out of the way of the home/Touch ID cable.
Use the spudger to gently separate the adhesive holding the home/Touch ID sensor cable to the back side of the display panel. Remove the home/Touch ID sensor assembly by lifting it through the front side of the display. Install the home/Touch ID sensor assembly onto the new screen
Place back the home/Touch ID sensor cable to the back side of the display panel.
Place back the underlying connector
Secure back back the home button cable to its socket
Waterproof Adhesive Replacement
Note: Steps 21 - 25 optional to replace waterproof adhesive 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.
Begin peeling the large backing from your replacement adhesive, starting from the bottom edge.
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. 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.
Use the tip of a spudger to press all the adhesive into place around the entire perimeter of your iPhone.
Completely separate the front adhesive liner(s) and discard it.
Install back the display assembly
Connect back the front panel sensor assembly connector to its socket on the logic board.
Place back the bracket. Secure the three tri-point Y000 screws to secure the bracket to the front panel sensor assembly connector: One 1.3 mm screw (Red Circle) Two 1.0 mm screws (Orange Circle)
Connect the two lower display connectors to the logic board
Connect back the battery connector to its socket on the logic board.
Place back the lower display cable bracket.
Secure back the following four tri-point Y000 screws to secure the lower display cable bracket to the logic board: Three 1.2 mm screws (Orange Circle) One 2.6 mm screw (Red Circle)
Close back the iphone
Secure back the two 6.7 mm-long pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.