The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is undoubtedly a beast among flagship smartphones. The curved Corning Gorilla Glass screen makes for a sleek display that’s tougher than it sounds. However, it is not completely immune to damage. If you break the screen, you can follow the steps here to fix it quickly.
The specialty tools listed can be easily purchased online or even rented for an hour or two at a local mobile workshop. You may need a visual guide to help you identify the parts if you are unfamiliar with the design. This is how Samsung Screen Repair is done.
• Turn off the device and remove the SIM card tray.
• Heat the back of the device with a heat gun or hair dryer until it is too hot to touch.
• Place a suction cup on the back of the device.
• Insert the back of the device to insert the thin metal spatula.
Remove the back cover by sliding the putty knife along the joints. Insert a business card or playing card to prevent the back cover from closing. Do not use a credit card because they are too thick. Slowly remove the back cover when the entire edge is separated.
Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the 12 Phillips screws that hold the back cover.
• Then use a plastic separation tool to separate the upper plastic bracket. Then remove the wireless charger.
• Disconnect the battery cable, power cable, monitor cable, and power button cable.
• Use tweezers to disconnect the speaker module.
• Remove all cables and antenna cables from the fingerprint reader.
• Disconnect the headphone jack, the front camera jack, the proximity jack, and the light sensor jack.
• Now you can lift the motherboard and disconnect the plug from the charging port.
• Remove the rear camera.
• Once you reach for the battery, you may need to warm it up a bit to lift it up with a spudger.
• Unscrew the three screws that secure the headphone jack and remove the jack and the attached small card.
• Use the heat gun and apply heat to the top glass panel.
• Gently press down on the display module to create a gap between the display and the front unit. You can use the spudger, but don’t insert it too deep.
• Increase the space with a plastic tool or a business card. You may need to use tweezers to pull the black adhesive.
• Once the adhesive has been removed, gently lift the display on one side.
• Replace the monitor and test the new monitor before reinstalling other components.
• You will now need to go through all the steps back to reinstall all other components. Use some heat activated adhesive to stick the outdoor unit. Special glue is also available.
If you are experienced with DIY electronics, the whole process takes less than 10 minutes. But even a beginner can perform these steps if you follow the instructions carefully. It can be helpful to refer to images or even videos to get an idea of how to do this. Now count your level of experience, don’t forget to wipe and dry your hands to clean up dirt and grime. Also make sure the work surface is stable and dust-free.