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This section covers how to disassemble the upper casing of the LG VX5200 to access the phone's screen.

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  1. LG VX5200 Screen Replacement, Screen: step 1, image 1 of 3 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement, Screen: step 1, image 2 of 3 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement, Screen: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Pry the grey pieces of plastic off the corners of the screen with a spudger.

  2. LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Unscrew each of the four screws with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • These screws are the same size as the ones from the back casing, but are not the same size as the screw from the antenna.

    • These screws are the same size as the ones from the back casing, but are not the same size as the screw from the antenna.

  3. LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Close the phone after removing the screws.

    • Slide a spudger into the cracks in the top half of the phone's casing.

    • Wedge and lever the spudger to remove the casing.

    • Apply constant pressure to avoid cracking the plastic casing. This step can take a few minutes.

  4. LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 3 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 3 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the chipboard from the screen by sliding a plastic spudger under the screen and lifting.

    • Use a plastic spudger to avoid short-circuiting the phone's electronics.

    • Gently lift the speaker out of the plastic casing using a plastic spudger.

    • Remove the small battery adjacent to the speaker with a plastic spudger.

  5. LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 LG VX5200 Screen Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Slide and lever a plastic spudger between the screen and it's housing.

    • Avoid tearing the wires connecting the screen, the small battery and the speaker.

    • Remove the chip connecting the screen to the camera using your fingers.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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The “battery” beside the speaker isn’t the battery, it’s the phone vibrator. Still a good guide, however

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