How can we replace a screen for iPhone 5c by ourselves

Can we change a new lcd screen assembly for iPhone 5c, and its color is the same as its back housing? Of course, we can make it. We should only get a new color lcd screen with home button assembly, and find a repair guid, the iPhone 5c lcd screen with home button assembly replacement can be replaced by the new one. Now let’s together have a try, and we will get a new colorful iPhone 5c, which the front panel and rear case are in the same color.

 

First, prepare for repair tools and parts.

A new lcd screen with digitizer assembly for iPhone 5c

Pentaloble screwdriver

iSclack or plastic single suction cup opening tool

Plastic pry opening tool

#000 Phillips screwdriver

A point of Spudger

Adhesive

 

Step 1. Make sure you have powered off your iPhone 5c first.

Step 2. Remove the two pentaloble screws at the bottom of iPhone 5c(Red circle marked in the following picture.).

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Step 3. Use the special double suction cups opening tool-iSclack to open the iPhone 6 safely.

The special double suction cups opening tool-iSclack opening procedure:

1)      Close the handle on the iSclack, opening the suction-cup jaws, and place the bottom of your iPhone in between the suction cups.

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2)  Hold onto your iPhone securely and close the handle of the iSclack to separate the suction cups, pulling the front panel up from the rear case.

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3) Take down the suction cup from the lcd screen, then you’ve opened the screen assembly from rear case.
Pre: if use the iSclack, you can safely open your iPhone enough to separate the pieces, but not enough to damage any of the display cables. And you can ignore the following steps until to the step 7. Surely, if you don’t have a iSclack, you can also use the single plastic suction cup opening tool, like following steps.

Step 4. Press a suction cup onto the screen, just above the home button, then pressed securely onto the screen to get a tight seal.

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Step 5. Pry the screen assembly gently, and use a plastic opening tool seperate the rear case from lcd screen with digitizer assembly in a proper distance.

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Note: there are several clips attaching the front panel assembly to the rear case, so you may need to use a combination of the suction cup and plastic opening tool to free the front panel assembly. That’s why leave some room in a proper distance when separate the raer case from screen aseembly.

Step 6. Remove the plastic single suction cup opening tool from screen assembly.

Step 7. Pull the home button end of the front panel assembly and keep it supported at a 90º angle in relation to the rear case.

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Note: before you remove the front screen panel, you should keep it supported at a 90º angle, because there are several cables connecting the rear housing.

Step 8. Remove the following screws securing the front panel assembly cable bracket, and take down the front panel assembly cable bracket from the logic board

Two 1.3 mm screws(Red mark)

One 1.7 mm screw(Orange mark)

One 3.25 mm screw(Yellow mark)

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Step 9. Disconnect these cable connectors from the rear housing with the plastic pry opening tool.

1)  The front-facing camera and sensor cable connector

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Note: Be sure to only pry up on the connector, and not on the socket on the logic board.

2) The digitizer cable

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Note: The LCD and Digitizer connectors are on the same cable assembly, so prying the digitizer connector up should disconnect both connectors. Double check that the two cables are fully disconnected before removing the display.

3)The front panel assembly

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Step 10. Remove two screws(marked in the picture) securing the upper component bracket to the display assembly.

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One 4.2 mm Phillips #000 screw(Red mark)

One 2.3 mm Phillips #000 screw(Orange mark)

Step 11. Use the flat edge of a spudger to push the earpiece speaker bracket off the display assembly.

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Step 12. Take off the earphone speaker from front panel.

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Step 13. Using the pointed end of a spudger to gently peel the earpiece speaker contact cable up, and separate this portion of the camera and sensor cable from the adhesive below.

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Step14. Slide the tip of a spudger under the microphone to lift the cable out of its recess in the display assembly.

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Step 15. Carefully and gently peel the cable assembly off of the LCD shield plate to remove it from the display.

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Note: From 16-18 step, during these processes, never peel the cable connectors with a strong hand, or you may do the harm to these cables. Because there is mild adhesive fixing the cables and front panel. If meet difficulty to remove it, you can use a heat tool to heat the front panel where the cables is fixed.

Step 16. You get a lcd screen with digitizer and home button assembly.

Then you can use the new lcd screen with home button assembly to reinstall the all iPhone 5c parts you tear down following these steps in return. During the reinstalling processes, you may need adhesive to fix the parts, surely the double faced adhesive tape is also OK.

Please gently to deal with all the parts, then you get a new screen iPhone 5c.

There are more cell phone replacement parts and repair guide at hytparts store, welcome your visit, if you are interested in.

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