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Nokia N97 Mini disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 4 screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. There are a number of screws in the back of the phone but you do not need to remove these in order to change the touch screen and LCD screen. Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 1 Open the slide and you'll see two circular stickers, circled below, which cover two screws. Lift the stickers off with your screwdriver or something sharp and then remove the screws. Now pry the front cover off. Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 2 Once you have pried the front cover away you'll see that it is still attached by a ribbon. Move on to the next stage of the guide to see how to disconnect this. Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 3 Below is a close up of the ribbon connecting the front cover and touch screen to the rest of the phone. The connector for this ribbon attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever it up to unplug Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 4 With the front cover removed your phone should look like below. Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 5 The LCD screen is held in place with double sided tape. To release it slide something like a credit card right under the screen. Do not pull at the screen as it is delicate. Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 6 Lift the screen away from the phone and you'll see that it is still connected by a ribbon cable. Have a look at the next stage of the guide for a closer view. Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 7 Below is a close up of the ribbon cable from the LCD screen. This is connected in a different way to the last one. To release the ribbon, flick the orange latch up, opposite to the side the ribbon enters its socket, and it'll release. The simply pull the LCD screen away from the rest of the phone. Nokia N97 Mini 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! Nokia N97 Mini disassembly stage 9
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Nokia N97 Mini, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Nokia N97 Mini disassembly.

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