Insert your plastic pry tool into
the seam in the side of your touch and run it along the length of the device to
release the back panel from the front.
If your replacement screen did not
come with a plastic pry tool, then a small flat-head screwdriver will also
Remove the square battery from the
motherboard in the front housing by running the pry tool along the sides of it
and gently pulling up.
Remove the small piece of black tape
from the bottom of the front housing to expose three screws.
Remove the three screws using your
small Phillips-head screwdriver. Remove the small screw near the top of the
battery connector ribbon as well.
Remove the metal cover from the
bottom of the front housing with the plastic pry tool.
This will expose the ribbon that
connects the screen to the front housing and motherboard.
Flip the screen-connector ribbon up
and gently pop it out. Then remove the two screws at the top of the front
housing and disconnect the one other screen-connector ribbon.
This will release a thin metal board
at the top of the housing that guards the screen. Pull the metal board out
Remove the 16 small screws from the
side of the screen.
Once the screws are removed, the LCD
screen will be free of the housing.
Gently remove the screen and replace
it with the new one.
Replace the screws and reassemble
the iPod touch the same way you took it apart.