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LG Optimus One P500 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. Six screws need to be removed, circled below. LG Optimus One P500 disassembly stage 1 Run something like a credit card around the join of the battery compartment in order to release it from the rest of the phone. Start around the sides and bottom of the phone first. LG Optimus One P500 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. The volume button may also come away, as pictured below. A ribbon connector (circled) needs to be disconnected. It attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up to unplug. Also removed the two screws circled near the bottom of the phone. The arrows point to the switch for the volume buttons (on the left) and the power button and switch for the power button (at the top). The switches are held to the side of the phone lightly with double sided tape. Carefully peel them away from the side of the phone, being careful not the damage their connection to the circuit board. LG Optimus One P500 disassembly stage 3 The grey part at the top of the phone, with the ringer and memory card reader on, is held in place with clips around its edge. Pry this part away from the phone. Another ribbon connector (circled) needs to be disconnected. Again it attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up to unplug. Now pull the front cover in the direction shown by the arrows. This should release the clips holding the circuit board in place. Try to lift the circuit board away as you release the clips. LG Optimus One P500 disassembly stage 4 With the circuit board removed your phone should look like below. You should now be able to lift the LCD screen out of the front cover. If it is stuck in place firmly then first use a hot air gun or hair dryer to heat around its edge and carefully slide your plastic took under the very edge of the screen. LG Optimus One P500 disassembly stage 5 With the LCD screen removed your phone should look like below. Note that the volume button on the side of the phone will come out with the circuit board, as you can see below. 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 Optimus One P500 disassembly stage 6
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken LG Optimus One P500, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with LG Optimus One P500 disassembly.

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