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LG Shine U970 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 and sim. Six screws need to be removed. The two at the bottom are covered by rubber stoppers which can be levered out with your screwdriver. LG Shine U970 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 Shine U970 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. The memory card door will also come away. Two wires (circled) need to be disconnected. They attach like a plug and socket. Just lever each one up to unplug. Also remove the two circled screws. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 3 Pull the circuit board away from the phone and you'll see it's attached by a ribbon, which now needs detaching. It attaches like a plug and socket and to detach it simply lever it away from the circuit board. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 4 With the circuit board removed your phone should look like below. Now remove the six screws, circled. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 5 You can now remove another layer of the phone, as shown below. Six screws need to be removed. The two at the top are covered by stickers which can be lifted off with something thin and flat or just push them off with your screwdriver. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 6 Run something like a credit card along the join of the front cover in order to release it. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 7 With the front cover removed your phone should look like below. Now remove the three screws you can see and lift the roller ball part away. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 8 With the roller ball removed your phone should look like below. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 9 Lift the screen towards you and remove the piece of blue tape, circled below. You now have access to a ribbon connector. Just flick the black latch up and pull the screen away from the phone to release the ribbon. LG Shine U970 disassembly stage 10 You should now have the LCD 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 Shine U970 disassembly stage 11
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken LG Shine U970, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with LG Shine U970 disassembly.

If you want to buy a replacement screen, screwdrivers and other parts, you can order from us here - LG Shine U970 LCD screen