How To Fix My Phone

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How to replace a cracked or broken LCD Screen on a LG Shine

You can buy a replacement LG Shine LCD Screen from EBAY! For Cheap!

Tools needed:

Size 00 Phillips head screw driver.

Small flat head screw driver.

Plastic tap (guitar pick)

1. Remove back cover, battery, and smart card. If there is a micro SD card in the phone, remove that as well.

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2. Remove the 6 small screws from the back

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3. Using a small plastic tab. Insert into the seam of back and gently separate the back housing section from the rest of the phone.

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4. Use plastic tab and gently lift up the PCB that the camera attached to and separate from the main board.

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5. Notice large gray ribbon connection. Using small plastic tap, gently lift up and separate.

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6. Notice the locking clips on the main board connecting it to the housing. Use plastic tab and carefully release them and separate main board from housing.

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7. Remove the 6 screws holding the two sections together.

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8. Using a small flathead screwdriver, gently pry back the two small gray circle covers to expose two screws.

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9. Remove all 6 screws from the back of the housing.

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10. Using the plastic tab, gently pry it into the seam between the two remaining halves. Work it gently around the edges until the two halves separate, exposing the LCD screen.

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11. Remove the two screws the hold the cover over the track button.

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12. Gently pry LCD loose. Note: it is still attached with a ribbon cable. And fold the two sections open, like in the picture.

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13. Gently peel away the blue tape. Careful to keep sticky side free of debris for use later.

14. Using the plastic tab, release the clip on the ribbon cable socket.

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15. Remove the old LCD screen.

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16. Ensure new LCD screen is cleaned and reinsert ribbon back into the connection. (Mine is not a good example of clean) Pressing down on the clip to reengage it into place.

17. Pressing down on the clip to reengage it into place. And Reinsert the Blue tape over the ribbon cable connection.

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18. Fold Screen back over into the lower section of housing. Being careful to properly align screen into housing body.

19. Replace the screws that sits over the track button.

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20. Feed the ribbon threw the slider section of housing. And seat it correctly. Then reinsert the six screws according to the picture.

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21. Place the two gray caps back over the screw.

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22. Reattach the housing section with the keypad membrane. Reinstall the six screws.

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23. Reinstall the main board at this point. Feed the gray ribbon cable threw the hole. Take notice of the two locking tabs. Make sure these get fully engaged on reinstallation.

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24. Using gentle pressure, press down on the head of the gray ribbon cable. Ensure it is fully seated.

25. Next, reseat the smaller board in place. Be careful of the connection. Seat it in place with firm pressure.

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26. Finally install the back section of housing. Note the orientation of the side buttons. And reinstall the 6 screws.

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27. Now the battery and the back cover. You’re done. Enjoy your newly repaired LG Shine.

Remember, you can buy LG Shine Replacement LCD Screens from our store.

That’s it! Now you have taken the steps to repair you cell phone, and save lots of money.

Disclaimer: Disassembling your LG Shine will void the warranty. Proceed with the following instructions at your own risk. www.howtofixmyphone.com is not liable for any damage that may occur. This web site is in no way related to or associated with LG.

Originally posted 2009-08-18 00:00:08.

Repair Canon Powershot SD700IS LCD Screen

Canon SD700 LCD Screen Repair Replace the LCD screen on a Canon Powershot SD700.  The following video is great for repairing a cracked display and or damaged LCD.  Repairing your own LCD screen is cost effective and gives you a great sense of acclomplishment. The guy who made the video belwo actually boke his S700 [...]No related posts. Cracked and Damaged LCD Repair

Originally posted 2010-09-19 05:56:50.

Nokia N95 LCD Replacement

Broke your Nokia N95 LCD Screen. Or perhaps you dropped it. Perhaps the back light died on your phone. Or maybe your phone was hurled threw the air by a reckless friend in a weird bet. These things do happen. Not to fear, there is help. Nokia N95 Replacement LCD Screens can be bought on eBay for cheap.

Cheap N95 LCD Screens on eBay

Here is a nice video I found that will walk you threw the whole process.

As you watch, pay close attention to his rings. Nice, eh!!. And he moves pretty fast, so don't be afraid to use the pause button.

So, Like I said. The Replacement LCS screens for you Nokia N95 can be bought for around $25 dollars.  

Originally posted 2009-10-01 21:22:32.

Nokia Tips and Tricks: Codes

Here are a bunch of codes for checking all sorts of things on your Nokia mobile phones. These codes work with most Nokia cell phone models.

1.  Enhanced Full Rate Codec (EFR)

Uses the best sound quality.  Will reduce talk time.

Activate: *3370#

Deactivate: #3370#

2.   Half Rate Codec (HRC)

Uses a lower sound quality.  Will increase talk time.

Activate: *#4720#

Deactivate: *#4720#

3.  Software Version

*#0000#

1st Line: Software Version

2nd Line: Software Release Date

3rd Line: Compression Type

Use *#9999# if other doesn’t work.

4. IMEI Number (Internal Mobile Equipment Identity)

*#06#

5.  Phone Timers and Game Score Reset.

*#73#

6.  Call Waiting Status

*#43#

7.  Displays Security Code in use.

*#2640#

8.  View Private Number

*#30#

9.  Diverting Calls Status

These let you check the number that calls are diverted to, if the feature is set up.

Number that “All Calls” are diverted to

*#21#

Number that “On No Replay” Calls are diverted to

*#61#

Number that “Divert if unreachable”  (No service) Calls are diverted to

*#62#

Number that “On Busy Calls” are diverted to

*#67#

10.  Setting Up Diverting Status

These let you input the number that calls are diverted to. Replace the word “Number” in the code with the desired number.

Set Up the “All Calls” Diverting Number

**21*number#

Set Up the “No Replay” Diverting Number

**61*number#

Set Up the “ Divert if Unreachable” (No Service) Diverting Number

**62*number#

Set Up the “On Busy” Diverting Number
**67*number#

Disclaimer:  Proceed with the following instructions at your own risk. www.howtofixmyphone.com is not liable for any damage that may occur.  This website is in no way related to or associated with Nokia.

Originally posted 2009-08-11 15:41:26.

LCD Screen Replacement for Blackberry Flip 8220

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Have you broken the LCD Screen on your Blackberry Flip 8220?  Are you amazed at the high cost for sending the Blackberry Flip 8220 in to have the LCD Screen Replaced?  Are have you looked everywhere for a repair guide for a Blackberry Flip 8220 so you can do it your self?

Well here it is!  This comes straight from our sister site, www.blackberry-repair.net.  These guys are good.  And the screens can be bought for around 50 to 55 dollars from eBay.  Here is the link for the Blackberry Flip 8220 LCD repair guide.  

LCD Screen Replacement Guide for Blackberry Flip 8220

Originally posted 2009-09-09 21:54:31.