Screws that hold the LCD to the metal are too tight..

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Egypt, Apr 11, 2010.

  1. Egypt macrumors newbie

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    I have no idea how to unscrew these screws because they are either in too tight or the screwdrive i have doesnt want to work on it or i damaged the heads.

    I was able to unscrew 3 of them with the same screw driver but the screws in the middle do not want to come out..

    So any suggestions?
     
  2. kAoTiX macrumors 6502

    kAoTiX

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    #2
    You should be using a Philips 000 (PH000) bit. This is standard across all iPhone screws. If you damage the head you may find yourself having to replace more than just the LCD
     
  3. John T macrumors 68020

    John T

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    Absolutely! Plus the fact that should you ever return your 'phone to Apple for service, they'll immediately see that you've "defaced" it, thereby nullifying any warranty you may have.

    The moral of this story is "Never try to fiddle with anything such as an iPhone unless you know exactly what you are doing and have the correct tools for the job"
     

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