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Samsung S3100 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.  Remove the six screws you can see. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 1 You can now pry the battery compartment away from the rest of the phone. A ribbon connector (circled) now needs to be disconnected. It attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever this up to unplug. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 2 You can now lift the circuit board away from the rest of the phone, as shown below. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 3 Five screws need to be removed. Four are circled below. The fifth screw is accessed by moving the slide down slightly so it's half open. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 4 Now wedge your plastic tool between the black, metal part and the front of the phone. Lever your plastic tool on each side of the phone and you should feel the front of the phone release. Carefully slide the long ribbon you can see through the gap in the slider. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 5 Your phone should now look like below. Three ribbons need to be disconnected, circled below. They are connected in a different way to previous ribbons. To release each ribbon, flick the latch up where the ribbon enters its socket. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 6 Below you can see the latches open. To disconnect each ribbon, pull it away from its socket. For now, do not disconnect the ribbon on the left as it will be easier to disconnect this once the screen and front cover have been separated. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 7 Below you can see the two long ribbons have been removed. Now tip the front cover back and the screen will come out. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 8 Below you can see the screen removed from the front cover. Samsung S3100 disassembly stage 9 You can now separate the screen from the keypad membrane. Just pull the parts away from each other and the ribbon from the screen will slide out. 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 S3100 disassembly stage 10
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Samsung S3100, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Samsung S3100 disassembly.

If you want to buy a replacement screen, screwdrivers and other parts, you can order from us here - Samsung S3100 LCD screen