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LG Viewty Snap GM360 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. Also open the cover for the charger socket. Six screws need to be removed, circled below in red. LG Viewty Snap GM360 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. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. A ribbon connector (circled) needs to be disconnected. It attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up to unplug. Next, remove the camera and volume buttons out. Below the camera and volume buttons are the switches for the camera and volume. The switches are lightly stuck to the side of the phone and attached to the phone's circuit board at the other end. Carefully peel the switches away from the side of the phone, being careful not to damage their connection to the circuit board. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 3 You should now be able to lift the circuit board away from the phone, as shown below. Now pull the edges of the front cover in the direction shown by the arrows. This will free the LCD screen. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 4 You should now have the LCD screen removed. If you only want to replace the screen you don't need to go any further and you can 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! If you need to remove the speaker, sim reader, camera or ringer then continue following the guide below. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 5 Turn the circuit board over and carefully lever the speaker from the point shown by the arrow. The speaker will still be attached by wires connected to the circuit board. All you're trying to do is release the double sided tape which holds the speaker in the black plastic holder. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 6 Now lever open the metal clips that are on the same side as the switches for the volume and camera. You can then lift the metal plate over. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 7 When you lift the metal plate over a ribbon will disconnect (the ribbon and socket are circled in white). Make sure you push this back in when you put the phone back together. A ribbon connector, circled in red, needs to be disconnected. It attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up, away from the circuit board, to unplug. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 8 With the metal plate and circuit board separated your phone should look like below. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 9 Turn the metal plate over so it looks like below. To remove the ringer and sim card reader peel the black part away from the metal plate starting at the point indicated by the arrow. This part is held in place with double sided tape. Sliding something like a credit card underneath will help release the double sided tape. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 10 Your phone should now look like below. The camera, circled below in red, is held to the metal plate by double sided tape and can be simply lifted away. LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 11 Disassembly is now complete. 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! LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly stage 12
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken LG Viewty Snap GM360, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with LG Viewty Snap GM360 disassembly.

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