Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Screen Repair, Teardown and Reassemble Guide

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Recommended Tools:

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

Step 1 

Power down your 2016 Samsung Galaxy J7 phone.
 
Step 2 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Rear Battery Cover)
 
Easily remove the Galaxy J7 rear cover. No tools necessary!
 
Step 3 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Battery)
 
Take out the 3300 milliampere-hour (mAh) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) battery.
 
Step 4 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Exterior Midframe)
 
Remove the following 18 Phillips screws.
 
Use the triangle opening tool to work around the Samsung phone and free the exterior midframe.
 
Step 5 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Loudspeaker)
 
Eradicate the Galaxy J7 loudspeaker box from the midframe.
 
Step 6 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Motherboard)
 
Detach the display cable and then the cable for the headphone jack assembly.
 
With the cables out of the way, lift out the Galaxy J7 motherboard.
 
Step 7 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Rear-Facing Camera and Front-Facing Camera)
 
Spudge up the 5-megapixel Samsung Galaxy J7 front-facing camera.
 
Remove the 13-megapixel Galaxy J7 (2016) rear-facing camera from the motherboard.
 
Step 8 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Vibrator and Earpiece Speaker)
 
With the tweezers in hand, remove the earpiece speaker.
 
Pluck out the spring-contact-connected Galaxy J7 vibrator.
 
Step 9 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Display Assembly)
 
Begin to free the Galaxy J7 Super AMOLED display assembly by using the heat gun to warm up the adhesive.
 
With the precision knife, carefully create separation and insert a playing card to start slicing through the adhesive.
 
Use playing cards to attack the adhesive securing the display assembly to the interior midframe. Take your time and apply additional heat as needed.
 
Once you have sliced through the adhesive, be mindful of the display cable and the cables for the bottom buttons when decoupling the 2016 Galaxy J7 screen from the midframe.
 
Step 10 (Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Home Button, Headphone Jack, Cables for the Bottom Buttons, and Home Button Switch)
 
Extract the Galaxy J7 (2016) home button.
 
Remove the headphone jack assembly. It includes the home button switch, cables for the bottom buttons, and the headphone jack.
 
 
* To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.