Repair guide : Complete Display Assembly iPhone 5S

Level : Very easy Time : 15 min Author : Louis O.
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This guide is for replacing the display assembly of your iPhone 5S.
Symptoms : cracked or broken screen
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Complete Display Assembly iPhone 5S
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the display assembly of your iPhone 5S, you have to securely turn it off.

Maintain the power button on the top for a few seconds. Then slide to the right to "power off" button in red.

Step 2

Use the pentalobe screwdriver to remove the 2 screws securing the iPhone 5S screen.

Those 2 screws are circled in red on the picture.

Insert an iSclack then unlock the suction cups on the screen as shown on pictures 2, 3, 4.

Step 3

Then press the iSlack to remove it .

Don't remove the screen just yet, it is still attached by a few cables, the home button/touch id cable being one of them.

Tip : If your screen is broken or cracked, we suggest that you put some tape to cover the screen in order to remove it more easily.

A metal bracket is on the home button cable.

Remove it with a pair of tweezers.

Step 4

Use the nylon spudger to disconnect the home button cable.

Step 5

Gently lift the display assembly to a 90° angle as shown on pictures 1 and 2.

Remove the four screws circled in red with a cruciform screwdriver.

Those screws secure the screen connector bracket.

Make sure to remember the spot of each screw. They have different characteristics. You have to put them back into their original spot.

Step 6

Use the pair of tweezers and remove the screen connector bracket.

Step 7

Use the spudger to disconnect :

- The front camera/microphone/earpiece speaker/light and promixity sensor cable

- The LCD screen cable.

Step 8

Still with the nylon spudger, disconnect the touch screen cable.

Grab the complete display assembly and remove it.

Step 9

The complete screen of your iPhone 5S is now disassembled.

Step 10

Use the cruciform screwdriver to remove the three screws circled in red (pictures 1 and 2).

With the pair of tweezers, grab the home button bracket and remove it.

The home button bracket is now removed.

Step 11

Gently push the home button out of its socket to gently peel off the anti dust seal.

Step 12

Grab the home button with the pair of tweezers and remove it.

Step 13

The complete display assembly of the iPhone 5 is now disassembled.

In case of breakdown you can replace it by a new iPhone 5S screen.

To reassemble your iPhone 5S follow this guide in reverse order.

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