The smartphone screen is always easy to damage when you drop the device. The iPhone 5C screen is no exception. If you crack the iPhone 5C screen because of personal factors, Apple’s warranty may not cover it, which means it will be not cheap to fix it in the Apple store. Fortunately, it’s not extremely tough to replace the damaged iPhone 5C screen yourself. You can follow our iPhone 5C cracked screen repair tutorial step by step to fix the screen on your device. Please be noted the DIY repair will void your iPhone 5C warranty.
Tools Needed to Fix a Cracked iPhone 5C Screen:
Small Phillip Screwdrivers
Metal Spudger Opening Tool
Turn off the iPhone 5C and use eject pin to take out the SIM card tray.
Undo 2 bottom screws next to the dock connector with Pentalobe screwdrivers.
Lift up the LCD screen assembly with the help of the spudger tool.
Use small Phillip screwdrivers to release 4 screws to remove the metal plate used to cover the LCD assembly connectors.
Release 3 connectors to separate the LCD display assembly from the iPhone 5C rear housing with spudger tool. Then the LCD assembly is free.
Release 2 screws on the metal shield to remove the ear speaker.
Undo 2 screws on the metal shield covering the home button to remove the home button. (If the new iPhone 5C LCD assembly you get comes with the home button, you don't have to do this step.)
Release 6 screws on the LCD heat shield to remove it.
Get a new iPhone 5C replacement screen and install the LCD heat shield to the new screen, and then fasten it with 6 screws.
Put back the sensor cable with front camera back and the ear speaker with its metal shield to the LCD display assembly.
Install the home button and the metal shield, and secure it with 2 screws.
Buckle 3 connectors to the motherboard and fasten the metal shield with 4 screws.
Press down the iPhone 5C LCD assembly make sure all the clips are in place.
Install 2 bottom screws to fasten the LCD assembly and rear housing.
Insert the SIM card tray and power the device on to make sure it works as normal.