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IPhone 11 Screen Replacement

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Difficulty

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Steps

46

Time Required

4 hours

Introduction

This guide is for a screen replacement for the iPhone 11

Tools Required

Phillips #000 Screwdriver

P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver

Tri-point Y000 Screwdriver

Spudgers

Tweezers

iPhone opening tool

Hair dryer

Parts

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Screen Replacement for iPhone 11

S$61.10

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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 6.7 mm-long pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.

Step 2
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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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To access the screws in the following step, tilt the display by slightly lifting its lower edge.

Step 6
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Use a Y000 driver to remove the three 1.1 mm-long screws securing the battery connector bracket.

Step 7
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Remove the bracket.

Step 8
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Use a spudger or a clean fingernail to pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board. Bend the connector slightly away from the logic board to prevent it from accidentally contacting the socket.

Step 9
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Use a Y000 driver to remove the five 1.1 mm screws securing the logic board cover bracket.

Step 10
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Remove the bracket.

Step 11
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Use a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the LCD panel cable connector. Disconnect the digitizer connector next to it.

Step 12
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Use the point of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the front panel sensor assembly connector.

Step 13
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Remove the display assembly.

Step 14
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Remove four screws securing the speaker/sensor assembly: Three 1.6 mm Phillips screws (Red Circle) One 1.3 mm Y000 screw (Yelllow Circle)

Step 15
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Use the point of a spudger to gently pry up the top edge of the speaker. Flip the speaker assembly over—down and away from the top edge of the display.

Step 16
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Carefully slide the spudger underneath the flex cable below the microphone.

Step 17
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Use tweezers to slide the small bracket straight up and off of the ambient light sensor.

Step 18
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Use tweezers to wiggle the ambient light sensor and lift it from its notch in the display.

Step 19
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Remove the assembly

Step 20
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Use a Y000 driver to remove the 1.1 mm screws securing the LCD shield: Three screws on the side nearest the display cables Two more screws on the opposite side

Step 21
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Remove the remaining 1.1 mm Y000 screws from the top and bottom edges of the LCD shield: Two screws near the camera cutouts Two screws at the bottom corners

Step 22
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Peel the 2 cable apart

Step 23
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Peel the entire digitizer cable away from the LCD shield, and fold it aside.

Step 24
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Remove the LCD shield and insert on new screen

Step 25
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Fold back the digitizer cable to the LCD shield

Step 26
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Secure back the four 1.1 mm Y000 screws on the top and bottom edges of the LCD shield:

Step 27
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Use a Y000 driver to secure the remaining 1.1 mm screws on the LCD shield.

Step 28
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Place back the earpiece speaker and front sensor assembly.

Step 29
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Insert back the ambient light sensor

Step 30
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Insert back the bracket

Step 31
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Fold back up the assembly

Step 32
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Secure back the four screws securing the speaker/sensor assembly: Three 1.6 mm Phillips screws (Red Circle) One 1.3 mm Y000 screw (Yellow Circle)

Step 33
Waterproof Adhesive Replacement
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Note: Steps 33 - 36 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 34
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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.

Step 35
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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 36
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Completely separate the front adhesive liner(s) and discard it.

Step 37
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Insert back the display assembly

Step 38
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Connect back the front panel sensor assembly connector.

Step 39
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Connect back the LCD panel cable and digitizer connector

Step 40
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Place back the bracket.

Step 41
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Use a Y000 driver to secure the five 1.1 mm screws securing the logic board cover bracket.

Step 42
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Connect back the battery connector to its socket on the logic board.

Step 43
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Place back the bracket

Step 44
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Use a Y000 driver to secure the three 1.1 mm-long screws securing the battery connector bracket.

Step 45
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Close back the phone

Step 46
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Secure back the two 6.7 mm-long pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.


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