The new range of iPhones from Apple i.e. the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus are definitely great pieces to own. They look great with their sleek design, are full of exciting features, and have big and bright beautiful display screens. But on the other hand these are also really delicate pieces with their big screens. And also the bodies of the new iPhone 6. and iPhone 6 plus are made up of slippery aluminium and many a time the users have reported that the phones tend to slip off the hands of the users.
So if unfortunately you also ended up breaking your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus screen then the following guide will teach you how to fix iPhone 6 cracked screen or iPhone 6 plus cracked screen. You might also go with getting it repaired from the official Apple repair centre which will cost you a lot more than by doing it yourself and also it would require you to leave your iPhone for a week or two with them. So if you don’t want to go with the latter one then the following guide will help you repair your iPhone 6 cracked screen in just minutes and in a lot less than the official repair.
So let’s first have a look at the tools that would be required for this do it yourself guide for repairing the iPhone 6 cracked screen.
- Pentalobe Screwdriver
- PH00 Philips Screwdriver
- A Suction Cup Tool
- A Case Opening Tool
See also- How to set up your new iPhone or iPad
The new screen for the Apple iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus can be purchased online. There are a number of sellers offering the screen. Before you select the seller for the screen make sure that the screen you are getting is an original one. Also if you get a defective assembly then ask the retailer to replace it with a new working one.
Now once you have collected all the tools required for the repair of iPhone 6 cracked screen and have also purchased a new screen for your iPhone or iPhone 6 plus let’s go forward with the guide.
Steps to fix iPhone 6 cracked screen
One thing that you need to make sure before proceeding with the fix is to turn off your iPhone 6. This is required because if you do not turn off the phone then you might cause short circuit of the parts of the phone which might end up causing damage to the motherboard.
First of all unscrew the two screws at the bottom of the phone by using the Pentalobe Screw driver. These screws will be near the charging slot of the phone.
Now you need to remove the broken screen. One trick to use if the screen has been damaged too badly is to use a transparent adhesive tape on the screen. Just stick that suction cup at the bottom of the screen and pull it out.
After doing this you would need to unscrew the 5 screws on the metal cover below the screen. After unscrewing take out this metal cover.
Now you would need to disconnect the digitizer flex connector, Front camera connector, LCD display flex connector and the home button flex connector.
After this, unscrew the three screws that are holding the home button support bracket and once you’ve done that just pick it up.
Now undo the home button flex connector and remove the iPhone’s home button.
Now unscrew the three screws holding the metal cover for the ear speaker.
Remove the bracket, speaker and the front camera.
Unscrew the seven screws that are holding the LCD metal plate.
Separate the back plate connector of LCD and replace the old iPhone 6 cracked screen with the new one.
So you are all done with fixing up of your iPhone 6 cracked screen and that too without causing too much of a dent on your pocket.
But still if you are not satisfied with guide and would like to send your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus to the official repair centre then just for your information it is going to cost you $109 for the iPhone 6 and $129 for the iPhone 6 plus. If you have taken the facility of Apple Care+ then you might get benefited from that and would be able to get the job done at just $79.