LG G5 Display Assembly Repair

LG G5 LCD Screen and Digitizer Repair Guide

Recommended Tools: 

Plastic Triangle Opening Tool
Nylon Spudger
SIM Card Ejection Tool
Fine Tip Curved Tweezers
Precision Knife Set
2mm Red Adhesive
Multi-Purpose Heat Gun
Professional Phillips Screwdriver

Step 1

Power down the LG G5 phone.
 
Step 2
 
Remove the LG G5 SIM card and microSD card tray.
 
Step 3
 
Press the button on the side of the LG G5 and slide out the battery module.
 
Step 4
 
Remove the following 2 Phillips screws.
 
Use triangle opening tools to work around the LG G5 display assembly and release the plastic clips securing it to the rear case.
 
Step 5
 
Detach and remove the LG G5 front-facing camera.
 
Step 6
 
Use the spudger to disconnect and pry out the primary, 16-megapixel, G5 rear-facing camera.
 
Step 7
 
Remove the following 6 Phillips screws.
 
Detach the display assembly cable from the G5 motherboard.
 
Carefully pop the motherboard off and then remove the auxiliary, 8-megapixel, G5 rear-facing camera.
 
Step 8
 
Use the tweezers to remove the LG G5 earpiece speaker, followed by the plastic bracket.
 
Step 9
 
Peel up the LG G5 display assembly cable.
 
Warm up the adhesive securing the LG G5 display assembly to the frame.
 
With the triangle opening tool start slicing through the adhesive.
 
Take your time and apply additional heat as needed.
 
Once you have sliced through the adhesive, be mindful of the ribbon cable when removing the LG G5 display assembly from the frame.


To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.