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How To Fix Google Nexus One Screen

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by repairsuniverse, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. repairsuniverse

    repairsuniverse Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    This written repair guide will show you how to disassemble your Google Nexus One phone quickly and securely. This guide will allow you to replace a cracked touch screen digitizer or damaged LCD screen display.

    This guide will help you to install the following Google Nexus One parts:
    • Google Nexus One LCD Screen Replacement
    • Google Nexus One Touch Screen Digitizer Replacement

    Tools Required:
    • Safe Open Pry Tool
    • Small Phillips Screwdriver
    • T5 Torx Screwdriver

    Google Nexus One Take apart guide:
    • First step is to remove the battery cover. We can then remove the battery, sim card, and memory card.
    • Now use a safe open pry tool to remove the lower back cover.
    • Next, remove the three (3) screws. Two (2) T5 Torx Screws at the top-left and top-right corner and one (1) Small Phillips Screw at left-middle side of the phone. Remember the positions of those screws.

    Figure 1​
    • Next pry off the frame (battery tray) using safe pry tool.
    • Using safe pry tool, pry off the bottom cover. Take time and effort as this is slightly difficult and held a bit tighter.
    • Once the bottom cover is removed, two (2) T5 screws will be exposed and need to be removed. These screws are located at bottom left and bottom right corners of the phone.
    • Next pry the bottom frame off using safe pry tool.
    • Now you need to remove two (2) more Phillips screws. These screws will be positioned at the bottom-left and top-left of the phone.
    • Use safe pry tool and undo the three (3) flex connections which is located at the lower-right half of the phone.
    • Next undo the coaxial cable connection which can be found at the upper-left of the phone.
    • Next pry the top board off to un-clip using safe pry tool. This can be done after you have undone the flex connections and the coaxial cable.
    • Now remove the volume button.

    Figure 2​
    • Next step is to unhook the main board from the peg and then push it up and out of the phone. Remember the rubber microphone channel might fall out. Take it aside and try not to lose.
    • To free the trackball assembly which can be found beneath the plate, first removed the three (3) screws which is almost incline at the bottom end of the phone which is noticeable upon removing the main board.
    • Now loosen the tape holding the LCD screen in place.
    • Release the flex connector from the LCD which is held on with tape.
    • The LCD will now come out. Cautiously unclip it using a safe pry tool.

    Your Nexus one is now fully disassembled. Reverse the instructions above to reassemble your phone.

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  2. asmith12

    asmith12 Newbie

    I need the motherboard flex cable replacement for this model. Do you carry this part?
  3. repairsuniverse

    repairsuniverse Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Sorry we do not carry that part for this device. However, we are constantly receiving new parts in inventory. Please check back soon to see if we have the part.

Nexus One Forum

The Nexus One release date was January 2010. Features and Specs include a 1400mAh battery, 3.7" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, and Snapdragon S1 processor.

January 2010
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