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Nexus 7 2013 Screen Replacement

Emil Wessel Melgaard -

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Mijn probleem

The screen on my Nexus 7 was shattered. Everything worked fine, except the touchscreen (the device was perfectly usable with an external mouse).

I am normally not clumsy, and it is the first time I have cracked a display. It happened when I tried to pick it up from a table with one hand. I lost the grip and in an attempt to save it from the 30 cm (1 foot) fall, I threw it across the room.

Mijn oplossing

I bought a replacement screen online, and I already had everything else needed to replace the screen except the plastic opening tools. I tried to use every pointy plastic thing i had in the house, but I could not open it. After I got the tools, it was very easy to open the tablet.

The hardest part was to remove the old screen from the metal frame. I thought I could reuse the glue strips, but I conceded that idea immediately. Instead I just glued the new screen on with regular glue. That worked fine.

The new screen and everything else works perfect now.

Mijn advies

I had to reopen the tablet a few times because I forgot to attach some connectors (the power button and one of the two screen connectors). Next time I would probably test the assembled tablet before putting the back cover back on. Both the back cover and the opening tools held up fine to the extra openings.

Wire Stripper afbeelding
Wire Stripper

$45.99

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Helping Hands

$8.99

iFixit Opening Tool afbeelding
iFixit Opening Tool

$1.99

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