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Re: Pivot /swivel screws
This is a good site for parts. Here they sell the pivot (not sure if they come with the screws though and here are T6 screws. You should ask them before buying...I am sure they know exactly what you need.
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The front fascia is part of the LCD screen you will have to get hold of a complete screen for the colour of your phone.
When taking the phone to pieces the part most people forget is the screws behind the logo and the bottom ribbed cover.
Also underneath the phone there are two screws to remove the reset are easy to find I suggest that you use a magnetic dish as the screws are very tiny and easy too loose, and hard to find replacements.
This just happened to me when my son dropped it in a glass of water this morning. You have to remove the battery and the 2 screws behind that plate and the 2 toward the bottom of the phone, then remove the small red plastic piece at the top back. There's another screw behind that. Then you can carefully pry the plate off. For the front plate you have to open the phone and remove ( I used a pin) the 2 little rubber nubs at the bottom of the screen. Then remove those 2 screws. Then, starting at the top front, carefully pry the front plate off. The front plate didn't come off as easily as the back one for me, but I was eventually able to get it with a flathead screwdriver without anything getting damaged.
As with most of the Sony Ericsson phones ther are HIDDEN Torx screws located under the name plate on the front of the phone. The name plate will look like a sticker, and will need to be removed to find the additional screws.
After you get all of the screws out, CAREFULLY 'crack' the edge of the casing to separate the front and back of the phone. Be very careful when doing this as you can EASILY damage the ribbon cables leading from the driver board to the LCD.
Either buy the entire screen portion off Ebay which would only require you to remove the swivel portion and screen or just the LCD (which would be cheaper but a bit more work to replace, albeit simple). With a small screwdriver, remove the LCD from the phone by unscrewing the back of the screen and replacing LCD. You may still need to remove the entire screen from the base and as the swivel portion is on a coil, be mindful that it doesn't swivel after removal. I usually leave one of the screws in place to keep the screen from swiveling, otherwise, if it uncoils just wind the swivel portion to a moderate tightness and then reattach it to the unit after replacing the LCD.
Take front faceplate off by inserting Credit card/Tweezers between housing and silver key. As you pull up, take credit card and slide it on the side of the phone prying the clips off. (Gently tease it out working around the phone)
Unscrew these 6 screws at the edges with the T6 screwdriver and release the 4 clips surrounding the LCD screen. Slip the little black frame off of the LCD screen, and lift the screen. (Prize it up gently from the swivel end of the mob.) There's a printed circuit board underneath it is attached to the LCD by a hook type catch. Don't damage it (the board). You should now see a screw. Removing this screw removes the back cover.
That’s it! Put your new faceplate or housing in and figure out how to put things back by following the directions here in reverse order.
You should use anti static gloves for this job, avoid touching the connections and the LCD face.