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Motorola Defy Screen Repair Guide

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by repairsuniverse, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. repairsuniverse

    repairsuniverse Android Enthusiast
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    This take apart repair guide will show you how to disassemble your Motorola Defy quickly and securely. This guide will assist you with replacing a cracked or damaged touch screen, and damaged/ faulty LCD display screens, as well as other internal faulty parts.

    This guide will help you to install the following Motorola Defy parts:
    • Motorola Defy Touch Screen Glass Digitizer
    • Motorola Defy LCD Display Screen

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

    Motorola Defy Take apart guide:

    • First step is to remove the back cover and the battery from the phone. You can then remove the nine (9) screws using T5 Torx Screwdriver.
    • Slowly separate the back case with the use of a safe pry tool. Gently push forward the motherboard once the side is loosened to totally separate the back housing.
    Figure 1​
    • Take away the rubber on the top of the motherboard using safe pry tool. Then release the two (2) pop connectors to separate the motherboard. The motherboard is now separated.
    Figure 2​
    • Gently separate the LCD from the phone using safe pry tool.
    • Then take away the rubber lining from the front housing and touch screen digitizer.
    • With the use of heat gun or hair dryer, apply heat at the front of the housing to soften the held adhesive. Then start prying the touch screen out from the housing.
    Figure 3​
    • You can start replacing the touch screen or LCD screen and reassemble your Defy.

    Reverse the instruction above to put your phone back together.

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  2. moserandrea

    moserandrea Newbie

    made it so easy to repair using this guide. Thanks
  3. repairsuniverse

    repairsuniverse Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    You're Very Welcome! Glad we could help!
  4. repairsuniverse

    repairsuniverse Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    We also have a repair guide video for this device available on our website. A link can be found in our signature below.

Motorola Defy Forum

The Motorola Defy release date was October 2010. Features and Specs include a 3.7" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, TI OMAP 3610 processor, and 1540mAh battery.

October 2010
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