How to Replace iPhone XR Screen

How to Replace iPhone XR Screen

How to Replace iPhone XR Screen

Should a drop or bump damage your iPhone XR screen leading to a crack or breakage, the option is to replace it. Just as other smartphones, the iPhone XR screen is susceptible to damage. The following guide will take you through the process of replacement. You will make some saving since you will not go to the expense of buying a new phone.


Before you begin, make sure to:

  • Back up your iPhone
  • Switch it off
  • Get
  • a repair kit
  • parts (new screen and screen seal)
  • tools (tool kit and spudger)


  • Step 1

To loosen the SIM tray for removal, insert the ejection pin in the hole on it. Remove the SIM tray.

  • Step 2

Take out the pentabole screw driver from your tool kit and use it for unscrewing the two screws at the top of your iPhone XR. The screws secure the screen to the body of the phone.

  • Step 3

Remove the screen after briefly warming it up to soften the gasket which holds it to the body of the phone. You can use a hair drier for warming.

  • Step 4

Use the pick to separate the screen from the body of the phone.

  • Step 5

Lift the screen, partially open opening it.

  • Step 6

Unscrew the 8 screws which encircled red. Then, unscrew the battery connector.

  • Step 7

Disconnect the battery and the sensor and pad closer to the top.

  • Step 8

Next, you unscrew the displayer connector cover,  and disconnect the digitizer and the display.

  • Step 9

Then, unscrew the cover of the digit board.

  • Step 10

In this step, disconnect the front sensors and remove the display assembly.

  • Step 11

Slightly heat the proximity sensor for it to soften.

  • Step 12

Prying up the microphone and the proximity sensor.

  • Step 13

Delicately completely remove the sensor from the screen.

  • Step 14

You can now replace the old screen with the new one.

  • Step 15

You can, after fitting the new screen, reassemble your iPhone XR.

The above procedure will ensure that you have peace of mind in the unfortunate event that your iPhone XR screen gets cracked, since you will know what to do. You can preferably, take the phone to a qualified repair shop to fix the problem. As stated in the opening remarks above, you will be able to prolong the life of your phone without going to the expense of buying a new one.