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IPhone 8 Plus Screen Replacement

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Difficulty

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Steps

37

Time Required

2.5 hours

Introduction

This guide is for a screen replacement for the iPhone 8 Plus

Tools Required

Phillips #000 Screwdriver

P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver

Tri-point Y000 Screwdriver

Spudgers

Tweezers

iPhone opening tool

Hair dryer

Parts

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LCD Screen for iPhone 8 Plus

S$42.30

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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 3.5 mm pentalobe screws from the bottom edge of the iPhone.

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.

Step 4
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Open the iPhone by swinging the display up from the left side, like the back cover of a book.

Step 5
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Remove four Phillips (JIS) screws securing the lower display cable bracket to the logic board, of the following lengths: Two 1.3 mm screws (Red Circle) One 1.4 mm screw (Orange Circle) One 2.7 mm screw (Yellow Circle)

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Remove the lower display cable bracket.

Step 7
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Use the point of a spudger to pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.

Step 8
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Use the tip of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the large lower display connector by prying it straight up from its socket.

Step 9
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Disconnect the second lower display cable connector, directly behind the one you disconnected in the previous step.

Step 10
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Remove the two tri-point Y000 screws securing the bracket over the front panel sensor assembly connector: One 1.0 mm screw (Red Circle) One 1.2 mm screw (Orange Circle)

Step 11
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Remove the bracket covering the front panel sensor assembly connector.

Step 12
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Use the tip of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the front panel sensor assembly connector from its socket.

Step 13
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Remove the screen

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Remove the four Y000 screws securing the bracket over the home/Touch ID sensor: One 1.2 mm screw (Red Circle) Three 1.3 mm screws (Orange Circle)

Step 15
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Remove the bracket that secures the home/Touch ID sensor.

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Pry under the left edge of the home button cable connector to disconnect it from its socket.

Step 17
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Use a spudger to gently separate the adhesive holding the home/Touch ID sensor cable to the back side of the display panel.

Step 18
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Remove the home/Touch ID sensor assembly by lifting it through the front side of the display. Install the home button on the new screen

Step 19
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Paste back the home button cable onto the chassis

Step 20
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Secure back the home button connector to the socket

Step 21
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Place back the bracket that secures the home/Touch ID sensor.

Step 22
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Secure back the four Y000 screws: One 1.2 mm screw (Red Circle) Three 1.3 mm screws (Orange Circle)

Step 23
Waterproof Adhesive Replacement
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Note: Steps 22 - 26 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.

Step 24
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Begin peeling the large backing from your replacement adhesive, starting from the bottom edge.

Step 25
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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. 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 26
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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 27
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Completely separate the front adhesive liner(s) and discard it.

Step 28
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Install back the display assembly

Step 29
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Use the tip of a spudger to connect back the front panel sensor assembly connector

Step 30
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Place back the bracket covering the front panel sensor assembly

Step 31
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Secure back the two tri-point Y000 screws: One 1.0 mm screw (Red Circle) One 1.2 mm screw (Orange Circle)

Step 32
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Connect back the two lower display cable connector

Step 33
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Connect back the battery connector to the socket

Step 34
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Place back the lower display cable bracket.

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Secure back the four Phillips (JIS) screws: Two 1.3 mm screws (Red Circle) One 1.4 mm screw (Orange Circle) One 2.7 mm screw (Yellow Circle)

Step 36
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Close back the iphone

Step 37
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Secure the two 3.5 mm pentalobe screws on the bottom edge of the iPhone.


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