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LG Viewty Smile GT400 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. Five screws need to be removed, circled below. The top left screw is covered by a rubber stopper. Just lever this out with your screwdriver. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 1 Now use something like a credit card to lever out the battery compartment then pry it away from the phone. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. A number of ribbon connectors, circled below in red, need to be disconnected. Each attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever each one up to unplug. The camera, indicated by the arrow, is held in the phone by some double sided tape on the bottom. Carefully lever the camera away from the phone, taking note that the camera will still be connected to the circuit board by a ribbon cable. The volume and camera buttons will probably come loose at this point, as pictured. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 3 You can now lift the circuit board away from the phone, like below. Now remove the two screws you can see. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 4 Next pry the speaker cover from the phone, as pictured below. Another ribbon connector needs to be detached (circled). Again, this attaches like a plug and socket. Carefully lever it up to unplug. The volume and camera switches, indicated by the arrows are attached to the side of the phone with double sided tape. Very carefully peel them away from the side of the phone, being careful not the damage the orange cable. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 5 You now need to peel back the orange ribbon cable, as shown below. It's stuck down with double sided tape. Be careful when you peel this away from the back of the screen as it can tear if you rush. Now lever the screen out from the two circled points. If you feel any resistance push your credit card under the screen and this should free it. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 6 With the LCD screen removed your phone should look like below. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 7 To remove the screen from its frame, carefully slide a credit card underneath. This will release the double sided tape holding the screen in place. LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 8 Below you can see the double sided tape at the top of the metal frame after the screen has been removed. You 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! LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly stage 9
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken LG Viewty Smile GT400, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with LG Viewty Smile GT400 disassembly.

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