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Introduction

Don't panic if your home button brakes; just follow this guide to replace it. You will have to remove the screen.

  1. Locate the indent area highlighted in red and use either your fingernail or a Prying Tool (such as a guitar pick) to separate the back from the body of the phone. Locate the indent area highlighted in red and use either your fingernail or a Prying Tool (such as a guitar pick) to separate the back from the body of the phone.
    • Locate the indent area highlighted in red and use either your fingernail or a Prying Tool (such as a guitar pick) to separate the back from the body of the phone.

  2. Once the cover is removed, locate the battery that reads "SAMSUNG." Use either your fingernail or a Plastic Prying Tool (such as a guitar pick) to lift up the bottom indent of the battery. Do not use a metal tool, as it can cause injury.
    • Once the cover is removed, locate the battery that reads "SAMSUNG."

    • Use either your fingernail or a Plastic Prying Tool (such as a guitar pick) to lift up the bottom indent of the battery.

    • Do not use a metal tool, as it can cause injury.

  3. Use a Plastic Prying Tool (such as a spudger) to pop out piece shown. Use a Plastic Prying Tool (such as a spudger) to pop out piece shown.
    • Use a Plastic Prying Tool (such as a spudger) to pop out piece shown.

  4. Detach the screen connector.
    • Detach the screen connector.

  5. Use a blow dryer or heating pad to heat up the screen. Do not skip this step, as it may result in a broken screen and/or LCD.
    • Use a blow dryer or heating pad to heat up the screen.

    • Do not skip this step, as it may result in a broken screen and/or LCD.

    • This step loosens the glue holding the screen in place.

  6. Use a Thin Plastic Tool (such as a guitar pick) or Plastic Prying Tool (such as a spudger) to lift out the glass digitizer and LCD screen around the edges. Do this slowly and carefully, as both parts can crack very easily. Ensure your tool is plastic, as a metal tool can damage the screen easily.
    • Use a Thin Plastic Tool (such as a guitar pick) or Plastic Prying Tool (such as a spudger) to lift out the glass digitizer and LCD screen around the edges.

    • Do this slowly and carefully, as both parts can crack very easily.

    • Ensure your tool is plastic, as a metal tool can damage the screen easily.

  7. Use a plastic tool to remove back and/or recent tabs circuit buttons. Use a plastic tool as a metal tool can be dangerous to the phone or you.
    • Use a plastic tool to remove back and/or recent tabs circuit buttons.

    • Use a plastic tool as a metal tool can be dangerous to the phone or you.

  8. Use a #0 Phillips bit screwdriver to remove the four screws from the black, plastic piece surrounding the home button. All four screws are the same size.
    • Use a #0 Phillips bit screwdriver to remove the four screws from the black, plastic piece surrounding the home button.

    • All four screws are the same size.

  9. Using a sharp plastic tool such as a guitar pick or prying tool to pop up and remove the black, plastic piece. Do not use a metal tool as it can be dangerous to you or the motherboard.
    • Using a sharp plastic tool such as a guitar pick or prying tool to pop up and remove the black, plastic piece.

    • Do not use a metal tool as it can be dangerous to you or the motherboard.

  10. The white button will be connected to the black piece. Slightly bend the black piece and gently push the white button until it pops out of the black, plastic piece.
    • The white button will be connected to the black piece.

    • Slightly bend the black piece and gently push the white button until it pops out of the black, plastic piece.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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