iPhone 6 Plus Screen Replacement Guide | How To Repair Tutorial

BEFORE BEGINNING THE IPHONE 6 PLUS SCREEN REPLACEMENT PROCESS MAKE SURE TO HAVE ALL THE NECESSARY REPLACEMENT PARTS AND TOOLS

Do you find yourself taking your phone to the mall for screen replacements all the time? What if I tell you that you can save some serious money by fixing it yourself?

Sure, you might have to get the tools at first but keep in mind that you can use them every time. Heck, maybe you can fix other people’s phones for some quick cash… and be the hero of the day!


 

POWER DOWN TO BEGIN

Hold the power/sleep button down until “slide to power off” shows up on the screen. Slide the arrow from left to right.
If the digitizer is not functioning: Power off the iPhone by holding down both the power/sleep button and the home button. Continue holding down as the Apple™ logo appears until the screen goes black.
If the power button does not function: Using assistive touch, tap the white bubble > Device > press and hold “Lock Screen” until the “slide to power off” drops down, and then slide the arrow from left to right.

STEP 1

Display Removal

Remove the two 3.75 mm Pentalobe screws next to the lightning port connector using a Pentalobe screwdriver.

QTY MATERIAL 2 3.75 mm Pentalobe screw

STEP 2

Opening Tool
Place the iPhone into the iSclack opening tool or use a suction cup on the screen just above the home button.

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 3

Lift Screen
Squeeze the handles of the iSclack tool to open. If using the suction cup, firmly lift up on the metal ring until a gap is created at the bottom edge of the device. You may need to use a spudger to gently increase the gap. Remove the iSclack or suction cup from the device.

IMPORTANT!
Do not try to completely remove the display assembly from the frame! There are four flex cables still attached to the top of the iPhone, and removing the display assembly at this stage can destroy them. Lift the bottom of the display assembly away from the rear case until it forms a 90-degree angle.

STEP 4

Remove Battery Plate
Continue holding the display assembly upward with one hand. Locate the battery retaining plate and remove the two Phillips screws that hold the lower plate in place using a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Remove the battery connector plate and set aside.

QTY MATERIAL 1 3.1 mm Phillips screw 1 2.3 mm Phillips screw

STEP 5

Disconnect Battery
Using the flat end of the nylon spudger to lift and disconnect the battery flex cable from the connector.

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.

STEP 6

Remove EMI Screws
Remove the five Phillips screws securing the EMI shield to the logic board using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

QTY MATERIAL 1 1.6 mm Phillips screw 1 3.0 mm Phillips screw 3 1.26 mm Phillips screws

STEP 7

Remove EMI Shield
Remove the EMI shield using tweezers.

STEP 8

Disconnect Flex Cables

Using the pointed end of the nylon spudger, disconnect: 1. Home button extension flex cable 2. Front-facing camera cable

STEP 9

Disconnect LCD Flex Cable
Using the pointed end of the nylon spudger, disconnect the LCD flex cable.

STEP 10

Disconnect Digitizer Flex Cable
Using the pointed end of the nylon spudger, disconnect the digitizer flex cable.

STEP 11

Remove Display Assembly

Remove the display assembly from the iPhone and lay face down. Do not discard. There are several items that will be transferred from the old display assembly to the new display assembly.

STEP 12

Remove Bracket Screws
Remove the three Phillips screws securing the ear speaker retaining bracket to the display assembly using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

QTY MATERIAL 1 2.28 mm Phillips screw 1 2.32 mm Phillips screw 1 1.46 mm Phillips screws

STEP 13

Remove Speaker Bracket
Remove the ear speaker bracket and set aside.

STEP 14

Fold Camera Cable Left
Gently lift the front-facing camera up and fold over to the left to expose the ear speaker.

STEP 15

Remove Ear Speaker
Remove the ear speaker and set aside.

STEP 16

Home Button Bracket Screws
Remove the two Phillips screws holding the home button bracket in place.

QTY MATERIAL 1 1.8 mm Phillips screw 1 1.85 mm Phillips screw

STEP 17

Remove Home Button Bracket
Remove the home button retaining bracket and set aside.

STEP 18

Disconnect Home Button
Using the flat end of the nylon spudger, disconnect the home button flex cable from the home button extension cable located to the left of the home button.

STEP 19

Remove Thermal Plate Screws

Remove the seven Phillips screws holding the thermal plate in place.

QTY MATERIAL 1 1.73 mm Phillips screw 6 1.28 mm Phillips screw 1 1.75 mm Phillips screws

STEP 20

Heat Glass
Turn the display face-up, and gently heat the glass to the right of the home button with a hair dryer or heat gun.

STEP 21

Peel Home Button Flex Cable

Using the iSesamo, carefully peel the home button flex cable away from the bezel on the underside of the display.

STEP 22

Dislodge Home Button

Using the flat end of the nylon spudger push the home button upward through it’s opening to separate the gasket from the bezel.

STEP 23

Remove Home Button Assembly

Remove the home button with flex cable and set aside to be installed in the new display assembly.

STEP 24

Reheat Front of Display
Again turn the display assembly over and heat the indicated area with a hair dryer or heat gun to loosen the adhesive for the home button flex extension cable.

STEP 25

Peel Extension Cable
Using the iSesamo tool, very carefully lift the home button extension flex cable from the bezel.

STEP 26

Remove Thermal Plate
Lift and remove the thermal plate.

STEP 27

Heat Top of Display

Turn the display assembly over face up and heat the glass surrounding the frontfacing camera lens with a hair dryer or heat gun.

STEP 28

Peel Camera Cable Assembly

Carefully peel up the frontfacing camera/accessory cable from the right side toward the left using the pointed end of the nylon spudger to unseat the proximity and ambient light sensor.

STEP 29

Reheat Top of Screen

Turn the display assembly over again face up and apply more heat to the glass surrounding the front-facing camera with a hair dryer or heat gun. The upper microphone beneath this area is attached the to the bezel with a strong adhesive. Make sure you heat this area well before attempting to peel the microphone from the bezel.

STEP 30

Disconnect Microphone

Turn the display over face down. Very carefully peel up the upper microphone using the iSesamo along the bottom edge.

STEP 31

Remove Camera Assembly

Set the front-facing camera flex cable aside to install onto new display assembly.

REASSEMBLY

TO ASSEMBLY THE NEW SCREEN FOLLOW THE SAME STEPS IN REVERSE ORDER.


BEFORE BEGINNING THE IPHONE 6 PLUS SCREEN REPLACEMENT PROCESS MAKE SURE TO HAVE ALL THE NECESSARY REPLACEMENT PARTS AND TOOLS

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