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Replace LCD Screen

Ive been looking all over but have been unable to find how to take my U740 apart to replace the broken inner lcd screen with a new one. Anyone know how? Ive got the tools to do it, I just cant figure out how to get to it. Thanks.

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  • jramos402 Jan 29, 2008

    Thanks for the help but Im actually trying to do this myself. At work everyone calls me the phone doctor since I know how to flash phones and fix any problems they might be having with their phones so I think if Im going to keep that nickname I might as well start operating on a few of these suckers and it kind of frustrating that I can flash a phone and and unbrick one yet I cant take one apart. Oh well back to the subject. Well I found 4 screws under the battery, 2 under the little grey dots on the top corners of the back and one on under a black dot on the half of the top that does not flip open. I took them all out but Im unable to take it apart. Did I miss one somewhere or am I just not pulling hard enough as I am scared of breaking something or do I need something to pry it open or what? Thanks again for the help.



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What I did is when you flip the phone open sideways you see 3 rectangles on the left hand edge. Pry off the smallest one and there is a screw under it. Then you can pry off the front faceplate.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008


If you take all the 7 screws off, you'll need to stick your nail in from the bottom, and slide it up. Just work with it, and you will gradually get it off. One side, then the next. I pushed a little harder than I would have liked, but it did come off. And careful, the side buttons will fall off. You'll need to put them back on when you put the phone back together. --Laurie

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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The replacement LCD will cost you about 45$ you could just go pay $50 to get it fixed from the store even if you do not have insurance. there are probably some little black/grey dots covering the screws/hex once you get those off you should be able to get the cover off after that its pretty easy.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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    jp Jan 29, 2008

    Try to carefully slide something between the "line" and pry at it just a bit to see where it may still be connected at then you at least know where you could possibly have a screw.


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