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Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 6 screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Four screws need to be removed. The two at the top are covered by rubber stoppers which can be levered out with your screwdriver. Sony Ericsson W980 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. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 2 With the battery compartment removed your phone should look like below. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 3 Open the flip and remove two rubber stoppers above the screen to reveal two more screws. Remove these screws. The keypad and surrounding bezel can also now be removed with a little force. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 4 You should now have the keypad and bezel removed allowing access to two more screws. Remove these screws. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 5 Run your plastic tool around the join of the top cover to release it. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 6 Your phone should now look like below. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 7 Pull the display window in the direction shown by the arrow. A little force is required near the hinge. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 8 Your phone should now look like below. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 9 Turn the phone over. Four ribbon connectors need to be detached. Each one attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever them up to unplug. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 10 Pull the frame which surrounds the small LCD screen to one side, as shown below. You can now lift the small screen away from the phone. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 11 You should now have the small LCD screen removed. Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 12 Turn the phone over and the large LCD screen will also be loose. The ribbon from the large LCD will slide through from the other side of the phone when you remove it. You now have both LCD screens 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! Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly stage 13
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken Sony Ericsson W980, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with Sony Ericsson W980 disassembly.

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