HOW TO REPAIR THE SCREEN OF YOUR SAMSUNG J5
First, you have to identify what is damaged in your smartphone, it can be the LCD or the external glass, usually called a touch screen. Although in the case of smartphones,
the item that is changed in most cases are both, since it is sold as a single piece, and it is complicated in many cases to separate the LCD from the touch screen without the other being broken, so you should proceed to change the whole screen.
There are various options to change the screen of your smartphone since it does not fall under the manufacturer’s warranty. So you can choose to repair the screen by yourself or to be repaired by technical service.
If you choose to repair it yourself, the first thing to do is to completely turn off the device. Once we have made sure that the terminal is completely off, we proceed to remove the protectors that the terminal has
Once we have done this we can proceed to repair the smartphone. Get ready to follow the steps.
– Unmount the phone
Turn off the smartphone and lift the lid completely with the help of the tine. Then remove the adhesive from under the cover. Do it carefully and once the back cover has been removed extract the cards. It’s not necessary to remove the earphone and the speaker.
You have to remove the screws from the back frame and with the help of a plastic card raise the rear frame. Disconnect the flex cable from the LCD and unscrew the Phillips screw and remove the motherboard.
How to Remove the Broken LCD screen
You need to remove the LCD screen perfectly and intact. If your LCD screen is already broken, it is not necessary to be so careful; just remove it the way you want.
Apply hot air with a hot air gun around the edges of the screen for about 20 seconds, about 20mm away. Push the black area of the lens with a plastic spudger and keep the hot air in the top of your Samsung J5 so the air flows through and melts the adhesive.
Press again on the black area of the lens with the spudger and with the help of a card and a prong, lift the screen a little and return the hot air gun slowly all over the edges of the screen. Move the card to lift it up completely.
Under this area there is a sticker attached to the LCD screen, heat the area with the hot air gun, approximately for 15 seconds at 20mm.
Carefully raise the screen of the frame little by little with the help of a suction cup. Without haste warm the back of the screen for 10 seconds in the area of the circular stickers, and take them off carefully with a pair of tweezers, as you will reuse them in the new screen.
How to Install a New a Full Screen
You have to test the new full screen of your J5 before the installation. Before testing the screen place the base plate, without screwing and connect the new full screen.
Press and hold the point marked with the red circle to ensure the connection between the power button and the motherboard, and press the power button.
Dial the test code * # 0 * # on the phone, all this while keeping pressed the previously mentioned zones.
Select “Touch” and perform the tests that appear to verify the correct operation of the touch screen. Release the power button and turn off the screen from the full screen. Stop pressing the red circle area, and remove the battery to carefully disconnect the screen and the motherboard with the spudger.
Install the new LCD screen. Remove the protective films from the screen. Put the front button and the full screen without glue or tape, just put it in its place.
How to Reassemble the Phone.
First, put the base plate and don’t forget to hook the plate in the two holes for two screws. Now, adjust the flexible cable connector in the area marked in red and we put the black screw in its correct place.
Install the headset and front camera
With the help of the tweezers place the handset then connect the front camera and finally connect the flex of the screen that is on top of the front camera.
Install the back frame and back cover. Do not forget to place the inner microphone, in the interior or rear frame. Put the back frame
And finally, we put the back cover, it is not necessary to put any adhesive.
You have successfully installed the screen. The mobile is repaired. As you can see the screen change is not an easy task that’s why the experts recommend going to a technical service. Don’t forget to get a protector to prevent future breakage.