Oh no! You've dropped your digital stuff. And it's out of warranty. And repair costs more than the digital stuff is worth. What to do short of tossing the digital stuff (or selling on ebay)? Well, believe it or not the average person has a good chance of diy fixing that digital stuff themselves. All they'll need for most cases is some patience, and a little background knowledge. The intent of the posts on this blog are to help provide that knowledge.

Disclaimer Warning: The following instructions are given without any warranty. They don't have to be complete or correct. Don't do any of the following steps if you're not sure of what you're doing. You could damage your digital stuffs and you WILL lose your warranty. Everything you do will be at your own risk.

Disclaimer Notice : imprtant things to know before you start taking Part your digital stuffs

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Nokia N Gage disassembly

Nokia N Gage disassembly

Tools required: Torx 6 screwdriver

First remove the battery cover and battery.

You now need to remove the front cover. It's held on with clips along the bottom edge. Use a little force and the cover will come away.

You should now have the cover removed, like below. Remove the nine screws you can see.

Now remove the metal frame, like below. The LCD screen is attached by a ribbon (circled). This connects like a plug and socket. Simply lift it up, away from the phone, to unplug it

You can now replace the LCD. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly.

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