BEFORE BEGINNING THE IPHONE 6 SCREEN REPLACEMENT PROCESS MAKE SURE TO HAVE ALL THE NECESSARY REPLACEMENT PARTS AND TOOLS
REQUIRED PARTS: IPHONE 6 SCREEN REPLACEMENT GET IT HERE
RECOMMENDED TOOLS: COMPLETE IPHONE REPAIR TOOLKIT GET IT HERE
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Remove EMI Shield
Remove the EMI shield using tweezers.
Disconnect Flex Cables
Using the pointed end of the nylon spudger, disconnect: 1. Home button extension flex cable 2. Front-facing camera cable
Disconnect LCD Flex Cable
Using the pointed end of the nylon spudger, disconnect the LCD flex cable.
Disconnect Digitizer Flex Cable
Using the pointed end of the nylon spudger, disconnect the digitizer flex cable.
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.
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
Remove Speaker Bracket
Remove the ear speaker bracket and set aside.
Fold Camera Cable Left
Gently lift the front-facing camera up and fold over to the left to expose the ear speaker.
Remove Ear Speaker
Remove the ear speaker and set aside.
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
Remove Home Button Bracket
Remove the home button retaining bracket and set aside.
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.
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
Turn the display face-up, and gently heat the glass to the right of the home button with a hair dryer or heat gun.
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.
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.
Remove Home Button Assembly
Remove the home button with flex cable and set aside to be installed in the new display assembly.
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.
Peel Extension Cable
Using the iSesamo tool, very carefully lift the home button extension flex cable from the bezel.
Remove Thermal Plate
Lift and remove the thermal plate.
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.
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.
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.
Turn the display over face down. Very carefully peel up the upper microphone using the iSesamo along the bottom edge.
Remove Camera Assembly
Set the front-facing camera flex cable aside to install onto new display assembly.
TO ASSEMBLY THE NEW SCREEN FOLLOW THE SAME STEPS IN REVERSE ORDER.