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HTC Desire disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 5 screwdriver, Phillips screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Five screws need to be removed. Once you have removed the five screws you can also remove the plastic antenna cover. Pry it away from the point indicated by the arrow below. HTC Desire disassembly stage 1 With the antenna cover removed your phone should look like below. HTC Desire disassembly stage 2 Run something like a credit card around the join of the battery compartment to release it from the rest of the phone. HTC Desire disassembly stage 3 With the battery compartment removed, your phone should look like below. Two screws, circled in red, need to be removed. Three ribbon connectors (circled in bue) need to be disconnected. Each one attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever each one up to unplug. Next, detach the GPS antenna, circled in white. Again, this attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever it up to unplug. Next, lever the volume switch, indicated by the arrow, away from the side of the phone (it will still be attached to the circuit board so don't damage this connection). HTC Desire disassembly stage 4 You can now lift the circuit board away from the rest of the phone, as shown below. The volume button and power button may also come loose when you remove the circuit board. These just slot back into their recesses. Now carefully peel back the gold foil, indicated below by the arrow on the left. Next, completely remove the piece of sticky tape, indicated below by the arrow on the right. HTC Desire disassembly stage 5 Your phone should now look like below. Now lever out the part indicated by the arrow. HTC Desire disassembly stage 6 Your phone should now look like below. HTC Desire disassembly stage 7 Now carefully run your plastic tool all the way around the very edge of the screen and lever it out. HTC Desire disassembly stage 8 You should now have the LCD screen removed. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. If you've found this disassembly guide useful, please support formymobile.co.uk and order the tools and parts you need from our site. We ship worldwide! HTC Desire disassembly stage 9
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken HTC Desire, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with HTC Desire disassembly.

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