iPhone 3G Touch Screen Digtizer Replacement Repair Instructions

Here are the iPhone 3G Touch Screen Digitizer replacement repair take apart instructions which have been put together by the RepairsUniverse.com team. We guide you through the steps required to repair your phone and show how to install a replacement glass touch screen digitizer if you have cracked or damaged your lens.

This guide will help you to install the following iPhone 3G replacement parts:

Tools Required:

iPhone 3G Touch Screen Glass Digitizer Replacement Repair Video:


To reassemble your iPhone 3G, simply reverse these instructions.

iPhone 3G LCD Replacement Summary:

Using this summary in correlation with the video will insure proper instructions are given and a safe repair is made.

  • Remove the sim card. From the bottom of the phone remove the 2 screw. Use a safe pry tool and run it along the bottom of the phone between the bezel and the glass to pop the screen out.
  • Slowly lift the glass as it is still connected to 3 ribbon cables that has been labeled as 1, 2, 3.Cable #1 and 2 is a pop connector, release it using a safe pry tool. Cable #3 is in a jaw connector; release it by lifting up the white tab using a safe pry tool.
  • Slowly remove the digitizer glass from the rest of the phone. Use a small Phillips screwdriver and remove 6 screws located on the sides of the phone. Then carefully pry the LCD screens metal frame from the digitizer using a flat headed screwdriver.
  • Then use a safe pry tool to pry off the metal frame from the LCD screen. Hold the digitizer up a little bit and heat it up with a heat gun or hair dryer to soften the glue making it easier to separate.
  • Pry the digitizer between the glass and the plastic frame slowly (may require to heat up again if the glue has cooled down).


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