iPhone 7 - Screen Replacement
Screen Replacement Guide
15 – 20 Min.
Use the following picture guide to easily change the display on your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. You should make a backup of your iPhone before changing the display and then turn it off.
Step 1: Remove Pentalobe screws
Remove the two pentalobe screws on the bottom of the iPhone.
Step 2: Remove display
Carefully lift the screen out of the frame using the suction cup and the thin metal spatula.
Carefully slide the metal spudger along the other side to break up the adhesive holding the display in place. Be careful along the top edge of the phone and only loosen the adhesive, as you risk damaging the plastic clips holding the screen in place.
Step 3: Remove metal cover
Open the screen like you would a book so you are able to reach these these tri-point Y000 screws securing the metal cover. Note exactly which screw goes where!
Step 4: Remove connectors
Carefully remove these connectors using the plastic spatula.
Step 5: Remove metal cover
Remove these screws and the metal cover they secure.
Step 6: Remove connector
Carefully remove this connector using the plastic spatula.
Step 7: Remove the metal cover of the Home Button
Remove these tri-point Y000 screws from the metal cover of your home button.
Step 8: Remove display connector
Detach this connector.. Delicately scrape off the cable using the plastic spatula.
Step 9: Remove home button
Remove the home button and cable from the screen.
Step 10: Insert home button in new display
Install the home button into the new display the same way you removed it earlier and attach it to the screen.
Step 11: Fasten home button
Put the metal cover back and secure it with these screws..
Step 12: Fasten display connector
Attach this connector to the logic board.
Step 13: Fasten metal cover
Reattach the metal cover with these screws.
Step 14: Fasten connectors
Reattach these connectors and their metal cover as well.
Step 15: Fasten the display
Press the screen into the frame of the device and secure everything with the two pentalobe screws.