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iPhone X Screen Refurbishing – Glass Only Repair

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing – Glass Only Repair

As our previous post iPhone X OLED Screen Total Teardown Analysis has explained, iPhone X screen is a new product of OLED combined with 3D Touch function. The laminating process of iPhone X OLED screen is also much more complicated than LCD screen of previous iPhone versions. So we can totally imagine the difficulty of iPhone X screen refurbishing. Still, after several attempts and failures, REWA LAB is honored to present you our hard-earned success with iPhone X screen refurbishing. Check the LATEST iPhone X screen refurbishing technique NOW!

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing Guide

Screen Testing

Run function test – Display; Touch; 3D Touch and Swipe-up. All going well.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Bezel Removing

Place the OLED Screen Assembly on the Heat Platform. Remove bezel slowly with Pry Piece and Glue Cleaner.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Cut out the top bracket with Cutting Nipper. Then separate bezel from the screen with Cutting Nipper. Be careful with flex cables when removing bezel in the flex cable area.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Once done, test the screen again. Run function test – Display; Touch; 3D Touch and Swipe-up. All going well. By now, the most difficult step during iPhone X screen refurbishing has been completed.

Glass Separating

Place the OLED Screen Assembly on the Heat Platform. Separate the glass lens from OLED with Cutting Wire. Test again after separating. All going well.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Glue Removing

Glue removing for iPhone X screen can be applied with hand tearing.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

OCA Laminating

Embed the OCA rubber block aligning mold into the base. Then place the OCA rubber block into the corresponding position of the mold. Tear off the first layer of the three-layer OCA protective film and place OCA into the corresponding position of the OCA aligning mold.

After that, embed the OCA aligning mold into the base and apply pressure to fit the OCA against the rubber block.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Prepare a new glass lens and place the new glass lens into the glass lens mold. Clean the glass lens first. Then tear off the second layer protective film of the OCA and embed the glass lens mold into the base.

Place the whole mold into the laminating machine and press “OCA laminating” button. The machine starts to work. Once laminating finished, detach the glass lens mold and take out the glass lens.

OLED Laminating

Remove the OCA rubber block and aligning mold. Place the OLED assembly into the OLED mold.

Place the OLED rubber block and embed the OLED mold into the base. Apply pressure to fit the OLED with the rubber block.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Clean with alcohol or N-hexane first. Then place the OCA laminated glass lens into the glass lens mold. Tear off the third layer of the OCA protective film and embed the glass lens mold into the base. After that, place the whole mold into the laminating machine. Press “LCD laminating” button. The machine starts to work.

Once laminating finished, detach the glass lens mold and take out the OLED screen. With bubbles inside, we need to continue with bubble removing process.

Bubble removing

Put the screen into Bubble Removing Machine for 15 minutes. Once finished, take out the screen.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Bezel Attaching

Prepare a new iPhone X bezel. Apply B7000 glue evenly on bezel and back of the screen. Then press them against each other and leave to rest for 10 minutes.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

Refurbished Screen Testing

Buckle the screen and power on. Run function test – Display; Touch; 3D Touch and Swipe-up. All going well.

iPhone X Screen Refurbishing - Glass Only Repair

iPhone X screen refurbishing completed perfectly.

Notice

This iPhone X screen refurbishing guide is made for refurbishing technique exploring and sharing only. For those who have no professional refurbishing skills, no clear idea of refurbishing technique details, key points and difficulties, please look before you leap.

For more details on iPhone X Screen Refurbishing, please go to REWA YouTube channel.

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