Question about O2 Xda Zinc Cellular Phone
I need to disassemble my Zinc II to replace broken lcd screen.
How to replace LCD Screen on a Zinc II
1. Take out the battery
2. unscrew the four torx4/torx5 screws including the one under warning label but no need to touch the phone idenity label ;)
3. unscrew the two side screws located near top
4. take out pen and any card in device
5. carefully remove back (now you will be able to see the circuit board)
6. looking at the phone LCD down so you see the circuit board remove screws (small Phillips/ cross-heads silver in color).
2. top right.
3. middle right near small cable.
Now you should be able to move the circuit board (do not force apart).
The LCD cable and keyboard cable are attached to the underside of the board.
1. Slide the phone 50% open (but keep phone LCD face down so you are look at the board phone the (keyboard being closest to you than main speaker).
2. Carefully lift left side of board (you should see the cables) using a small screwdriver Very Carefully pry them off the board (the should pop off with no force needed).
3. Slide phone fully open and now you are able to see all 4 torx screws that hold the front part of the phone on just under the circuit board.
* Bottom 2 are in small cut out boxes just under to circuit board you may need to slide the front up or down to align with the screws.
*The top 2 you should have notice when you fully opened the phone in normal use and looked at the back of the LCD at top behind speaker.
4. The front surround and LCD and buttons will come off. Carefully remove from bottom near the navigation buttons.
5. The phone should now be able to divide into the two sections with cables.
6. Unscrew the the LCD and the cable 2 top 2 bottom for LCD - but you have to also remove the button ribbon cable.
replace LCD and reverse process
*the LCD cable needs to be pushed into the socket on the underside of the circuit board (this can be tricky so take your time).
*Note: the keyboard cable is similar to the LCD cable but it has a smaller socket.
Posted on Feb 02, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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