Disassemble LCD iPhone 4 - Specialized assistance
The best way to disassemble the iPhone 4 LCD is to contact the assistance service of Apple. The disassembly and replacement of the display is subject to a fee, even if your iDevice is still in warranty, as the screen break is an accidental damage caused by you and not a factory defect already present since you bought the smartphone, I'm sorry.
So if you have an iPhone 4 with or without a warranty, you will have to pay to disassemble and replace the display 167,20 €. In the worst case scenario, so in the event that the entire device needs to be replaced, your broken iPhone 4 will be exchanged for a refurbished device, i.e. an iPhone repaired and tested by Apple itself after an initial failure. For further details you can consult the appropriate web page accessible by clicking here.
Depending on what your needs and preferences are, you can apply to disassemble the iPhone 4 LCD and replace it in a Apple Store, through courier or by making a call. The choice of which of the three solutions to adopt is up to you.
To find out if there is an Apple Store in your area, click here to connect to the appropriate Web page through which you can view the complete list of Apple centers in Italy and their addresses, then try to identify the one closest to your home . So go to the Apple Store with the phone and its original sales package and illustrate your situation to the employees in the store who will take note of the replacement and disassembly request and who will help you and provide you with all the details.
Usually the display is disassembled and replaced directly during the appointment. However, in more complex situations, Apple Store employees may need to send your device to an Apple repair center. In case this happens don't despair, the device will be ready for collection in about a week. If the disassembly and replacement of the LCD screen of your iPhone 4 takes longer than expected, you will be given a courtesy device that you can use while waiting to receive your iDevice again.
If, on the other hand, you do not have the possibility to physically reach the Apple Store closest to you, you can request to have the iPhone 4 LCD disassembled and to have it replaced by courier. In this case, however, you will have to charge additional 12,20 euros of inspection fees.
To have the iPhone 4 LCD screen disassembled and replaced by courier, click here to connect to the appropriate Apple support web page and then select the iPhone from the list of products for which you want to get help. Then press on Physical damage and repair e seleziona l'opzione Accidental damage (such as broken screen or liquid spillage). So choose the option Send for repair then follow the simple wizard that is shown on the screen to provide details about you and your Apple-branded device.
Then you will be sent a package by courier in which you will have to insert the iPhone 4 to send it back to Apple. Before putting the device in the package remember to take out and put aside your SIM card. Once your iPhone 4 is received, the Apple Service Center will take care of repairing the damage and will return your device to you in about a week.
As I told you, another solution to ask Apple to disassemble the iPhone 4 LCD and replace it is to contact assistance by phone, calling the number 199 120 800 and agreeing with the company's call center the terms for the replacement. The number is paid and active from 09:00 to 18:00 from Monday to Friday.
In all cases, once the iPhone 4 has been sent to Apple assistance for disassembly and replacement of the screen, you can keep up to date with the status of the repair by clicking here and filling in the fields Case or repair ID e Postal Code or Serial Number attached to the Web page displayed with the data in your possession and by pressing the button Submit. On the Web page that will open you will be able to consult all the details regarding the status of your device.
Be aware that Apple reserves the right to determine whether the iPhone is eligible for out-of-warranty service or not. In addition, a 90-day limited hardware warranty applies to iPhones being repaired or replaced. Also, be aware that Apple requires a pre-authorization for the maximum service cost listed above when preparing for out-of-warranty service. This amount will be deducted from your credit card balance. The final cost of assistance will then be determined through verification and may even be lower than previously indicated.
Disassemble LCD iPhone 4 - Do it yourself
If you are a daredevil type, so to speak, if the idea of disassembling the iPhone 4 LCD all by yourself does not scare you and if you are well aware of the possible risks you could run by doing this (i.e. making the device even more unusable in case of reckless actions) you can "do justice" to the screen of your iPhone with your own hands.
If you are interested in understanding how to disassemble the iPhone 4 LCD by yourself, I suggest you rely on the step-by-step instructions on the website iFixit. If you have never heard of it, know that this is a website that shows in detail all the disassembly operations of the iPhone based on the components you intend to act on. The site is also full of images and lists for each operation to be carried out the tools necessary to complete the job. Most of the information available is in English (some details are also present in in your languagen) but the site is still quite easy to consult even for those who do not know the language perfectly.
To find out how to disassemble the iPhone 4 LCD, the first step you need to take is to click here to be able to immediately connect to the section of the iFixit website dedicated to the iPhone model in question. Then click on the entry Display Assembly in order to display the page with detailed instructions on how to disassemble and replace the screen of the Apple mobile phone.
Once the Web page of the guide on how to disassemble LCD iPhone 4 is displayed, you can find the list of tools necessary to perform the operation in the upper right part of the page, under the heading Instruments e Components detected. You can find all the tools and spare parts you need to disassemble iPhone 4 LCD simply by clicking the button Buy these components and tools that you always find on the right. If you do not have the necessary equipment, I invite you not to improvise and not to use makeshift tools. It is in fact of fundamental importance to find and use everything you need that is indicated in order to avoid the onset of problems and to perform the steps shown in the guide perfectly.
After you have found all the necessary equipment, to disassemble the iPhone 4 LCD, carefully follow the instructions given in the guide. Look carefully at the photos and follow the text instructions to the letter. To get even clearer ideas, I suggest you take a look at the appropriate video that illustrates in detail how to proceed. If you need more information, I also invite you to consult my tutorial on how to open iPhone 4.
Also on YouTube there are many videos that illustrate how to disassemble the iPhone 4 LCD. For example, you can click here to take a look at a slew of video tutorials that show how to proceed to disassemble the iPhone screen. Alternatively, you can search on YouTube by typing keywords of the type in the search bar attached to the portal disassemble iPhone 4 screen, disassemble iPhone 4 display and so on based on the exact operation you intend to perform on your iPhone.
Next, click on the video of your interest to start playing it. In all cases, try to carefully choose the most reliable films and do not make rash operations.
How to disassemble LCD iPhone 4