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Replacing your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Touchscreen/Digitizer: An Easy to Follow Guide

Help, I've broken my Samsung Galaxy Note 8 touchscreen! 

If you've broken your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 touchscreen, there's no need to worry. The step by step instructions below will guide you through the touchscreen replacement process, helping you to successfully fit a sparkling new replacement! 

How to replace a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 touchscreen/digitizer 

Step one 

Turn off and unplug your Galaxy Note 8 and make sure that you've backed up any, (and all,) important data. Next, use a razor, an opening tool or a debit card to prise the back casing away from the Galaxy Note screen. 

Step two 

When you've worked your way around each edge of the back casing, (easing it away from the screen,) remove it from the device and, set it aside. Use a hairdryer or a professional heat gun to heat each edge of the broken touchscreen. Remember not to hold the hairdryer or heat gun in place for too long as, this could result in permanent damage. Next, use a plectrum, debit card, (or any other tool with a flat edge,) to prise the touchscreen away from the LCD screen underneath. Apply further heat using a heat gun or hairdryer, as, and when, needed.


Step three 

Once you've loosened each edge of the touchscreen, lift it up and away from the device and lay it on the table. Disconnect the cable that attaches the touchscreen to the Galaxy Note screen. 

Step four 

Carefully wipe away any adhesive attached to the Galaxy Note LCD screen. Connect your newly bought Samsung Galaxy Note 8 touchscreen, simply complete the rest of the instructions, outlined above, in reverse order. 

Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 8 touchscreens/digitizers

  • Galaxy Note N5110 (WiFi, 3G, 4G)
  • Galaxy Note N5110 (WiFi)
  • Galaxy Note N5120 (WiFi, 3G, 4G)

*Disclaimer: As with any repair you choose to undertake, cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to your device during the replacement/repair process. If you feel anxious or unsure about completing this repair yourself, it is best to err on the side of caution.

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