How to Repair a Cracked Screen on the Galaxy Note 3
BY yuki | October 15th, 2013 | 17 | 2
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
• A new Galaxy Note 3 screen and digitizer assembly with front housing replacement part
Step 3: Take out the Note 3 Stylus/S pen
Step 5: Disconnect six cables connectors as well as the antenna connectors.
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.
Step 8: Release the charging port PCB board glued to the front housing by strong adhesive.
Step 9: Unscrew the screw securing the earphone jack and earphone, then take it out.
Step 10: Peel off the metal shield of front housing to lift up the front camera and proximity sensors.
Step 11: Pry out the vibrating motor gently with the Phillips screwdriver.
Step 12: Release the three small 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.
Step 15: Install the vibrating motor with power button cable.
Step 16: Place the Note 3 front camera and proximity sensors to the front housing, then cover the cable with a metal shield.
Step 18: Install the Note 3 charging port flex cable ribbon.
Step 19: Place the motherboard and buckle six connectors.
Step 20: Assemble the antenna by connecting two connectors.
Step 21: Insert the SIM card.
Step 22: Put back the back housing to the front housing and secure it with 12 screws.
Step 23: Place the Galaxy Note 3 battery and the back cover.
Step 24: Turn on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.