How to Repair a Cracked Screen on the Galaxy Note 3

Cellphone repair shop may charge you a lot of money when you need to replace a cracked or shattered Galaxy Note III screen. To be honest, it is very easy to replace the Note III screen assembly. So when you have damaged your brand-new Note III screen, why not replace the screen yourself to save money? Here we walk you through in detail how to fix the broken galaxy note 3 screen assembly.

What you’ll need to repair the broken Galaxy Note III screen

Small Phillips Screwdriver

Spudger Tool

Case Opening Tool

Tweezers

Items

• A new Galaxy Note 3 screen and digitizer assembly with front housing replacement part

Step 1: Power off the Galaxy Note III, then remove the back cover and battery.
galaxy-note-3-battery-cover-and-battery

Step 2: Use Phillips Screwdriver to undo these 12 screws securing the back housing and front housing.
unscrew Note 3 screws on rear housing

Step 3: Take out the Note 3 Stylus/S pen

Take-out-the-note-3-S-pen

Step 4: Wedge the Spudger tool to the S pen place, then pry up the rear housing.
Pry-up-the-note-3-back-housing

Step 5: Disconnect six cables connectors as well as the antenna connectors.

Remove-the-note-3-motherboard

The six flex cable connectors cover the front-facing camera, proximity sensor, headphone jack, LCD, home button and charging.

Step 6: Remove the Note 3 motherboard.
separate-note-3-motherboard

Note: If you need to replace the cracked Galaxy Note 3 screen including the following components: front housing, charging port flex cable ribbon, front facing camera, earphone jack with ear speaker flex cable ribbon, signal wire and vibrating motor, then you can stop disassembly at this step and assembly the Note 3 by replacing the new Galaxy Note 3 screen and digitizer assembly with front housing.

But when you need to fix only the cracked Note 3 screen assembly without other components, then go ahead disassemble the following Note 3 inner parts.

Step 7: Take off the antenna connector at the bottom with the help of case opening tool.

Take-off-the-note-3-antenna-connector

Step 8: Release the charging port PCB board glued to the front housing by strong adhesive.

remove-galaxy-note-3-USB-module

Step 9: Unscrew the screw securing the earphone jack and earphone, then take it out.

release-note-3-earphone

Step 10: Peel off the metal shield of front housing to lift up the front camera and proximity sensors.

release-note-3-front-camera-and-sensors1

Step 11: Pry out the vibrating motor gently with the Phillips screwdriver.

take-out-galaxy-note-3-vibrating-motor-

Step 12: Release the three small components.

Galaxy Note 3 components

Step 13: The whole Galaxy Note III screen assembly is released at this step.

We go ahead with assembling a new Samsung Galaxy Note III display assembly.

Step 14: Getting a new replacement part for the Galaxy Note 3 screen assembly with front housing.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 reassembly

Step 15: Install the vibrating motor with power button cable.

install the vibrating motor

Step 16: Place the Note 3 front camera and proximity sensors to the front housing, then cover the cable with a metal shield.

install the metal shield

Step 17: Put back the earphone jack with the earphone. After that, screw it with the note 3 front housing.install the ear phone jack with ear phonefasten ear phone with 1 screw

Step 18: Install the Note 3 charging port flex cable ribbon.

4. install the charging port flex cable

Step 19: Place the motherboard and buckle six connectors.

buckle 6 connectors

Step 20: Assemble the antenna by connecting two connectors.

install the antenna

Step 21: Insert the SIM card.

Step 22: Put back the back housing to the front housing and secure it with 12 screws.

install the rear housingfasten 12 screws

Step 23: Place the Galaxy Note 3 battery and the back cover.

install the batteryinstall the back cover

Step 24: Turn on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

power on Galaxy Note 3

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7 Comments

  1. Hello there.. Thanks for the information. Just wanted to ask if there are issues when it comes to s pen sensitivity after just replacing the glass cover. I use the pen a lot for writing and just wanted to know whether it made a noticeable difference. Thanks. Appreciate the reply.

  2. My galaxy 3 note screen is cracked from top left corner to bottom right corner and it still works great. Can a crack like that be repair? Or should I replace the screen? Thank you for your input
    D.cain

  3. hi, you guys have that 12 screws show in the picture? i need them since i bought the phone that missing all of them. thx

  4. hello I just got my phone and the screen is cracked, or I do not know because I’d like to buy the repair

  5. sorry my phone is Samsung Galaxy note 3

  6. Thanks for your information. My phone is Note 3. Now i can’t see anything in screen, i can’t call to others but i can hear phone ring. Does it need to change new LCD?

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