Get shocked when you dropped your new Samsung Galaxy Note 3? Feel sad when you discovered the Note 3 screen has been cracked? Annoyed because you realized the Note 3 screen was smashed and you had no ideas about how to fix it? Facing a cracked screen problem of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, what should you actually do? If you choose to buy a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 replacement screen and fix the broken Note 3 screen part yourself to save money, please check the following possible problems related to choosing suitable Galaxy Note 3 screens and fixing the Note 3 screen.
What are the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Screen Features
Samsung’s smartphone displays have always been the spotlight at the market, and the Galaxy Note 3’s screen is not different. The 2013 IFA has witnessed the phablet – Galaxy Note 3 carrying an impressive Super AMOLED HD display, which is composed of the front glass lens, capacitive touch screen and LCD screen. To make the display thinner and lighter, Galaxy Note 3’s LCD screen and touch screen digitizer are hermetically fused together, attached the front glass lens with optical adhesive. Therefore, the Note 3 digitizer touchscreen with LCD screen plus the glass screen is integrated into the AMOLED screen as a whole part which is called Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LCD screen and digitizer assembly.
Problem 1: Which Screen Parts Can Be Replaced for a Broken Note 3 Display
Before replacing cracked Galaxy Note 3 displays, users need the basic skills to judge what kind of damaged screen parts can be DIY replaced. Below listed the common Note 3 screen repair problems followed the corresponding solutions.
• Can I Replace Only the Cracked Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Front Glass Screen
If the Note 3 front glass lens is shattered, but both the images and touch screen of Note 3 perform normally, you only need to replace the front glass screen.
Note: As we mentioned above, the Note 3 front glass lens is hermetically attached to the digitizer screen, so replacing only the Galaxy Note 3 glass only is almost impossible without professional help and special tools.
• Can I Replace Only the Damaged Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Digitizer Touch Screen
If the touch panel or the touch screen is damaged, but the images on the phone displays as usual, the Galaxy Note 3 touch screen panel part is damaged.
Note: Like the Note 3 front glass lens, replacing only the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 touchscreen is hard to achieve, because the Note 3 touch screen is integrated into the LCD screen.
• Can I Replace Only the Broken Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LCD Screen
If the images under the Note 3 glass are black liquid or damaged but the touchscreen responses well, the LCD screen component is broken.
Note: It is also very hard to fix only the broken Galaxy Note 3 LCD screen, because the LCD screen is hermetically fused with the Note 3 touch screen. The whole part LCD screen plus touch screen is called AMOLED display.
• Can I Replace the Shattered Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Screen Assembly
If you check the broken Galaxy Note 3 screen and find the touch screen doesn’t response correctly and the display fails to show normal images, then you need to replace the whole Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LCD screen and touch screen assembly.
Problem 2: How to Fix the Smashed Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Glass Screen or Touch Screen Only?
This new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 model uses optical adhesive to attach the LCD screen, digitizer touch and glass screen together, meaning although only one part of these components is broken, all three parts need to be replaced. If you are confident with your skills at DIY repairing cellphone, you can take the risk of replacing only the Note 3 front glass screen or the touch screen. You can check this tutorial how to replace only the glass screen on the Galaxy smartphones to know more information. But it is highly recommended you turn to a professional or replace the entire Galaxy Note 3 display assembly.
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