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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by repairsuniverse, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. repairsuniverse

    repairsuniverse Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    This written repair guide is for Samsung Vibrant. Following this repair guide will assist you to securely and quickly disassemble your Vibrant and replace the LCD screen and touch screen digitizer. You can also replace and repair other internal components of your Vibrant.

    This guide will help you to install the following Samsung Vibrant part(s):
    • Samsung Vibrant T959 LCD + Touch Screen Digitizer Replacement

    Tools Required:
    • Safe open pry tool
    • Small Phillips
    • Heat Gun / Hair Dryer

    • First step is to remove the back cover, the battery, the sim card and the memory card.
    • Next, remove the seven (7) Small Phillips screws.

    Figure 1​
    • Using a safe pry tool, release the clips and remove the back frame from the front assembly.
    • Gently remove the three (3) pop connectors using safe pry tool. Also remove the top and bottom connector from the phone and gently remove the back keypad connector as shown in figure 2.

    Figure 2
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    • Next using safe pry tool, run gently along the outside of the phone to release the motherboard.
    • To remove the screen from the front assembly, use heat gun or hair dryer to soften the held adhesive. Use quick movements and do not stay in one position. Apply medium heat for about 30-60 seconds.
    • Using safe pry tool, gently pry the screen to separate from the front assembly.
    • To release the keypad flex cable, use heat gun or hair dryer then gently pry off using safe pry tool.
    • You can now replace the screen of your Vibrant.

    Reverse the instructions above to reassemble your phone.

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  2. asmith12

    asmith12 Newbie

    Does replacing the sim card holder on my phone requires soldering?
  3. repairsuniverse

    repairsuniverse Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Soldering will be not be required. To replace that part you will need a Small Phillips Screwdriver, Safe Open Pry Tool, and a Spudger tool. All these tools are available on our website. A link to the site can be found below in our signature.

Samsung Vibrant Forum

The Samsung Vibrant release date was August 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

August 2010
Release Date

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