How to Replace iPhone 4S Broken Screen?
Before you plan to remove iPhone 4s broken screen, the very first thing that you need to do is to properly disassemble your iPhone 4s, as without that you cannot go through the screen replacement procedure
Following is the set of steps that you need to follow in order to replace iPhone 4S broken screen with a new one:
Before you plan to remove iPhone 4S broken screen, the very first and the most important thing that you need to do is to take backup of the entire data, this would allow you to save all your data in case any mishap occurs.
After you are done with it turn off your iPhone. You should do the same for iPhone 4S cracked screen or faulty screen too, as this article is all about replacing iPhone’s damaged screen.
Removing the Back Plate
In order to repair iPhone 4S broken screen, the very first thing that you need to do is to remove the back plate which is done by removing the 2 screws which are at either side of dock’s connector port.
Afterwards slide up the back plate of your iPhone 4S (apply pressure at the bottom area) and remove the back plate.
Now, the next thing that you need to do is to remove the battery as well as grounding clip, which is done by removing the grounding screws (two in numbers). As the screws are different in size therefore make sure that right one goes in the right spot. You can remove the grounding slip simply by your fingers or with a spudger tool.
Make sure you gently pull the battery upwards with your spudger tool, as it is stick with a strong adhesive as a little haste might bend your battery. However while prying, make sure that tool doesn’t come close to any of the cables.
Removing Logic Board Shields
The logic board shield is tighten with total 5 screws. 4 for holding the top silver shield while the 5th one to hold small black shield.
Now again use your spudger tool to lift both silver and black shield, after you are done with it, place their respective screws with them so that you won’t find any trouble while reassembling it. Now remove top logic board as well as rare camera of your iPhone 4S. After removing logic boards and disconnecting all the cables gentle pull and remove your rear camera.
Disconnecting the Dock Connector
With your screw driver, unscrew the shields that is covering the docks and you also need to make sure that you place the right screws at the right spot later, as they are different in sizes.
After you are done with it pry up the dock connector.
Removing Antenna, SIM Card and Tray, Logic Board and Loud Speaker
After disconnecting the dock connector, pry up the Antenna, Remove Sim card and Tray, Logic board and Loud speaker gently from iPhone 4s. All these things won’t give you any trouble when it comes to their removal.
Remove Vibrator Assembly, Digitizer and LCD Assembly
Now remove all of them gently i.e. vibrator assembly, digitizer and LCD assembly, and make sure that you have firm and gentle hands while doing that, else things will be a whole lot messier for you.
Now after you are done with all that use your spudger tool to carefully remove your iPhone 4S broken screen, as that’s one of the most important phase in which you need to take extra care. After removing iPhone 4S broken screen, replace it with a new one!
Reassembling After iPhone 4S Broken Screen Replacement
Now after you are done with the iPhone 4S broken screen replacement, the next thing that you would be doing is reassembling it in a similar way that you have removed it, however you will perform that procedure in reverse direction or simply to say read this article from bottom to top in order to reassemble it.
That’s the method of replacing iPhone 4S broken screen in an effective manner. It is surely a bit tiring procedure but it surely won’t take more than 30 minutes to get the entire thing done! But make sure that you don’t perform any of the actions in haste, else you will be leaving your iPhone 4S completely dead.