iPhone X Screen Replacement DIY Guide | How To Repair Tutorial

In this guide, we will be covering how to replace the iPhone X screen DIY Guide, what are the parts needed and what are the precautions to take.

BEFORE BEGINNING THE IPHONE X SCREEN REPAIR PROCESS PROCESS MAKE SURE TO HAVE ALL THE NECESSARY REPLACEMENT PARTS AND TOOLS

REQUIRED PARTS: IPHONE  X SCREEN

REPLACEMENT ASSEMBLY  GET IT HERE

 

RECOMMENDED TOOLS: COMPLETE IPHONE REPAIR TOOLKIT GET IT HERE

 

                                                                         
Step 1

Hold power/sleep button down on the right side until “slide to power off” shows up
on the screen. Slide the arrow from left to
right.

 

NOTE: If the power button does not
function: Go to the Settings Icon – General
– Accessibility – Assistive Touch – slide it to
ON. A white bubble will appear on the
Screen. Touch the bubble – Touch device –
press and hold “Lock Screen” until the
“slide to power off” drops down, and then
slide the arrow from left to right.

Step 2

Remove the two Pentalobe screws next to
the lightning port connector on the right and
left side using the Pentalobe screwdriver.
Two 6.80mm Pentalobe screws.

 

Step 3

Although not required, it is highly
recommended to pre-heat the display to
loosen the adhesive between the frame and
the bezel.

 

 

 Step 4


Place the iSclack just above and slightly to
the right of where the home button would
usually be on an iPhone.
NOTE: If the screen is shattered, place 2
to 3 pieces of packing tape over the
shattered glass to form a flat suction
surface.

Step 5

Begin squeezing the iSclack handles to
begin creating a gap between the bezel and
the frame.
Insert a plastic Pry-Tool or iFlex between the
the gap to begin breaking the adhesive.

Run the plastic Pry-Tool up the left and right
side of the frame to release the adhesive grip
from the frame to the bezel

 

Step 6

The cables for the flex cable are located on
the RIGHT side between the SIM card tray
and the power button as shown in the photo

Lift the display out of the frame directly
upwards.
** Unlike the iPhone 7, the iPhone X has
clips and does not require you to slide the
display down.

Step 7


Open the display assembly away from the
a frame like a book to access the cables and
brackets, making sure the display is set onto
the frame itself.

Lay the display onto the frame MAKING
SURE THERE IS NO STRAIN ON THE
CABLES.

Step 8


Locate the flex cable retention plate.
Remove the 5 tri-wing screws.
Two 1.05mm tri-wing Red
One 1.11mm tri-wing Green
One 3.12mm tri-wing Pourple
One 3.10mm tri-wing Yellow

 Step 9

Remove the flex cable retention plate from
the logic board.

 

Step 10


CAUTION: Be careful to only pry up the
battery connector and not to pry up the
socket on the logic board. If you pry up on
the logic board socket, you may break the
connector entirely.
Use the end of the Nylon Spudger to lift
from under the battery cable’s metal edge
and disconnect the battery flex cable from
the connector.

Step 11

Using the pointed end of the Nylon Spudger,
carefully get just under the metal top of the
digitizer flex cable and disconnect the cable
from the logic board.

Step 12

Using the flat end of the Nylon Spudger,
carefully get just under the metal top of LCD
touch flex cable and disconnect the cable
from the logic board.

 

 Step 13

Disconnect the ear speaker and flood sensors
accessories flex cable assembly from the
logic board.

 

Step 14

Remove the display assembly from the
iPhone.
Note: There is a single cable assembly that
will be transferred from the old display
assembly to the new display assembly.

Step 15

Remove all black adhesive on the inner
perimeter of the frame using a plastic PryTool .

 • DO NOT use any metal tools as this can
scratch or damage the frame.
• Be careful when removing the adhesive.
If the tool slips, you could potentially
cause irreparable damage.

Step 16

DO NOT DAMAGE the ear speaker/flood
sensor assembly cable or FaceID will not
work!

 

Step 17

Remove the three tri-wing screws securing
the ear speaker/camera bracket to the display
assembly using a tri-wing screwdriver.
One 1.45 mm tri-wing screw Blue
One 1.13 mm tri-wing screw with grounding
tab Red
One 1.25 mm tri-wing screw Green

Step 18

Carefully peel the long flex cable off the left
side of the ear speaker housing.

Step 19

Gently fold the ear speaker back onto the
display as shown.

Step 20

HEAT the display to avoid damaging the
flex cable.
Gently peel the microphone off the rubber
boot

Step 21

HEAT the display to avoid damaging the
flex cable.
Cautiously peel the ambient light sensor from
the bezel. It is held in with double-sided
adhesive.

Step 22

HEAT the display to avoid damaging the
flex cable.
Cautiously peel the flood illuminator sensor
out of the bezel.

Step 23

Set the flex cable aside.

Assembly

Step 1

Remove the adhesive backing from the front
microphone boot.

Step 2

Align the flood sensor into its bracket.

Step 3

Set the IR sensor into its bracket.

Step 4

Set the microphone into place.

Step 5

Fold the ear speaker back over the cable.

Step 6

Insert and tighten the left and right outer triwing screws.
One 1.45 mm tri-wing screw Blue
One 1.25 mm tri-wing screw Green

Step 7

Set the ground piece into place.

Step 8

Insert and tighten the last tri-wing screw into
place. Make sure the tab rests on the left
side and stays against the body of the ear
speaker
One 1.13 mm tri-wing screw with grounding
tab

Step 9

Fold the cable against the left edge of the ear
speaker.

Step 10

Connect the LCD cable to the logic board.
DO NOT force the cable into the socket. If
its not seating, then the cable is either not
aligned or debris has fallen into the
connector.

Step 11

Connect the digitizer flex cable to the logic
board.
DO NOT force the cable into the socket. If
it’s not seating, then the cable is either not
aligned or debris has fallen into the
connector.

Step 12

Set the ear speaker/flood sensor flex cable
between the battery and logic board.

Step 13

Connect the flood sensor flex cable to the
logic board.

Step 14

Connect the battery flex cable to the logic
board.

Step 15

Make sure the ear speaker/flood sensor flex
cable will not be caught between the
retaining plate and the logic board.

Step 16

Set the retaining plate in place and make
sure the flood sensor flex cable is free and
clear of the retaining plate.

Step 17

Insert and tighten the flex cable retention
plate.
Two 1.05mm tri-wing Red

One 1.11mm tri-wing Green

One 3.12mm tri-wing Purple
One 3.10mm tri-wing Yellow

Step 18

DO NOT CLOSE the iPhone yet!
Lay the display assembly down.
Power on the iPhone and test the display,
touch screen, FaceID, front camera, upper
microphone, and the proximity sensor.
Once you are satisfied that all components
are working, power down the phone and
continue reassembly.

Step 19

Press the top of the display assembly into the
frame.

Step 20

Press the left and right side down.

Step 21

Insert and tighten the two Pentalobe screws
next to the lightning port connector on the
right and left side using the Pentalobe
screwdriver.
Two 6.80mm Pentalobe screws.

That’s it you have done it!

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