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HTC Evo 4G LCD Panel Replacement

Uitgelichte handleiding

Uitgelichte handleiding

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LCD Panel Replacement.

Replace a broken LCD with this guide.

Stap 1 LCD Panel  ¶ 

Peel the piece of tape connecting the underside of the LCD metal tray to the bottom of the inner case.

Stap 1 LCD Panel  ¶ 

  • Peel the piece of tape connecting the underside of the LCD metal tray to the bottom of the inner case.

Stap 2  ¶ 

In the following steps, you will use a heat gun to soften the adhesive securing the underside of the LCD panel to the inner case. The area the adhesive is applied to is shown in red in the second picture (with the LCD removed). Use your heat gun to soften the adhesive under the LCD panel along its left edge.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • In the following steps, you will use a heat gun to soften the adhesive securing the underside of the LCD panel to the inner case. The area the adhesive is applied to is shown in red in the second picture (with the LCD removed).

  • Use your heat gun to soften the adhesive under the LCD panel along its left edge.

Stap 3  ¶ 

To gain enough clearance to insert an iPod opening tool, it is necessary to simultaneously push the LCD panel outwards while prying along the edges. It is recommended to push through the opening located near the bottom left corner of the Evo. Insert an iPod opening tool with the edge angled up toward the underside of the display between the backlight and the metal shield beneath it.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • To gain enough clearance to insert an iPod opening tool, it is necessary to simultaneously push the LCD panel outwards while prying along the edges. It is recommended to push through the opening located near the bottom left corner of the Evo.

  • Insert an iPod opening tool with the edge angled up toward the underside of the display between the backlight and the metal shield beneath it.

Stap 4  ¶ 

Gently insert an iPod opening tool between the LCD panel and its plastic surround near the top left corner of the Evo. Use the iPod opening tool as a lever to pry the LCD panel away from its plastic surround.

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Gently insert an iPod opening tool between the LCD panel and its plastic surround near the top left corner of the Evo.

  • Use the iPod opening tool as a lever to pry the LCD panel away from its plastic surround.

Stap 5  ¶ 

Use your heat gun to soften the adhesive under the LCD panel along its right edge.

Stap 5  ¶ 

  • Use your heat gun to soften the adhesive under the LCD panel along its right edge.

Stap 6  ¶ 

To gain enough clearance to insert an iPod opening tool along the bottom of the LCD panel, it is necessary to simultaneously push the LCD panel outwards while prying along the edges. It is recommended to push through the opening near the bottom right corner of the Evo. Insert an iPod opening tool between the LCD panel and its plastic surround and pry up at several points along the right edge of the Evo. Insert an iPod opening tool between the LCD panel and its plastic surround and pry up at several points along the right edge of the Evo.

Stap 6  ¶ 

  • To gain enough clearance to insert an iPod opening tool along the bottom of the LCD panel, it is necessary to simultaneously push the LCD panel outwards while prying along the edges. It is recommended to push through the opening near the bottom right corner of the Evo.

  • Insert an iPod opening tool between the LCD panel and its plastic surround and pry up at several points along the right edge of the Evo.

Stap 7  ¶ 

Lift the LCD panel assembly out of the inner case.

Stap 7  ¶ 

  • Lift the LCD panel assembly out of the inner case.