IPhone 8 Plus Screen Replacement
This guide is for a screen replacement for the iPhone 8 Plus
• Phillips #000 Screwdriver
• P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver
• Tri-point Y000 Screwdriver
• iPhone opening tool
• Hair dryer
LCD Screen for iPhone 8 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 3.5 mm pentalobe screws from 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 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)
Remove the lower display cable bracket.
Use the point of a spudger to pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.
Use the tip of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the large lower display connector by prying it straight up from its socket.
Disconnect the second lower display cable connector, directly behind the one you disconnected in the previous step.
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)
Remove the bracket covering the front panel sensor assembly connector.
Use the tip of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the front panel sensor assembly connector from its socket.
Remove the screen
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)
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.
Use a 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 button on the new screen
Paste back the home button cable onto the chassis
Secure back the home button connector to the socket
Place back the bracket that secures the home/Touch ID sensor.
Secure back the four Y000 screws: One 1.2 mm screw (Red Circle) Three 1.3 mm screws (Orange Circle)
Waterproof Adhesive Replacement
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.
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
Use the tip of a spudger to connect back the front panel sensor assembly connector
Place back the bracket covering the front panel sensor assembly
Secure back the two tri-point Y000 screws: One 1.0 mm screw (Red Circle) One 1.2 mm screw (Orange Circle)
Connect back the two lower display cable connector
Connect back the battery connector to the socket
Place back the lower display cable bracket.
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)
Close back the iphone
Secure the two 3.5 mm pentalobe screws on the bottom edge of the iPhone.