How to Repair a Cracked Nokia Lumia 820 Screen
Cracked your Lumia 820 screen accidentally and don’t know how to deal with it? Then this tutorial could help you repair a cracked Lumia 820 screen. Like the Lumia 520 screen repair, it’s not tough to repair a cracked screen on the Lumia 820. Follow the steps below and you’ll know how to do it.
Tools and parts:
Plastic Pry Tool
Release the back cover from the top part to remove it and the battery.
Notes: If your Lumia 520 digitizer is broken and doesn’t response when you want to touch it to shut down the phone. You have to remove the battery to turn it off.
Use to T4 torx screwdriver to undo the three center screws.
Use to T4 torx screwdriver to undo the four side screws.
Use to T6 torx screwdriver to undo the four corner screws.
Remove the SIM card and SD card.
Lift up the rear housing.
Use plastic pry tool to disconnect the digitizer flex cable on the top of mainboard.
Use plastic pry tool to disconnect the LCD display flex cable on the bottom of the mainboard.
Remove the mainboard away.
Separate the LCD display with metal frame from the digitizer by lifting the taps gently.
Remove the LCD display with metal frame.
If only the LCD display is broken, you can separate the metal frame from the LCD display. And replace the display with a new one and reassemble the phone in reverse order above.
But if the new LCD display you get comes with the metal frame, like this Lumia 820 LCD screen with metal frame, you don’t need to separate them.
If you need to replace the Lumia 820 digitizer touch screen, you have to follow the steps below.
Remove the ear speaker from the digitizer touch screen. If the new digitizer you get includes the front housing, like this Lumia 820 digitizer touch screen with front housing, you can replace the broken digitizer now and reassemble the phone in reverse order above.
But if the new digitizer doesn’t include the front housing, you need to separate the front housing from the broken one, which is a little difficult and complicated. If you have no DIY repair experience, you’d better get a new digitizer with front housing.