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Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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

Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Seven screws need to be removed. The screw circled in white is a different size to the others so make sure it goes back in the right place. Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 1 Run something like a credit card around the join of the battery compartment to release it from the rest of the phone. Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. A number of ribbon connectors (circled) need to be disconnected. Each attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever each one up to unplug. The power button, indicated by the arrow, is stuck to the side of the phone's housing and should be carefully lifted away, being careful not to damage it. Do not try to disconnect it from the circuit board you just need to make sure it's not stuck to the side of the phone. You'll now be able to remove the circuit board simply by lifting it away from the rest of the phone. Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 3 With the circuit board removed your phone should look like below. The hands free socket and earpiece, circled below, can now be lifted away from the phone. The part is held in place with a little double sided tape and will peel away with little force. Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 4 With the hands free socket and earpiece removed your phone should look like below. The ringer, circled below left, needs to be levered away from the phone. It's held in place with double sided tape. Just use your screwdriver to carefully lever it up. It will still be connected by two wires. Be careful not the damage these two wires. Two more ribbon connectors (circled centre and right) also need to be disconnected. Each attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever each one up to unplug. Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 5 Now slide something like a credit card between the front and back of the phone and carefully lever the phone apart. Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 6 Your phone should now look like below. The next stage is to remove the screen. To do so first heat the front of the screen around its edge with a hot air gun or hairdryer. Then push the back of the screen from the point indicated by the arrow. The screen should then raise slightly on the other side, enough for your to slide your plastic tool under its edge and separate it from the silver frame. Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 7 With the screen assembly removed your phone should look like below. Now simply replace your damaged screen with new and 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! Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly stage 8
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Samsung Galaxy S i9000, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Samsung Galaxy S i9000 disassembly.

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