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[Q] Fixing Cracked Nexus 7 screen

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Default [Q] Fixing Cracked Nexus 7 screen

My friend's Nexus 7 2013 was just recently cracked while in his pocket. The screen has two small cracks running diagonally across the screen. The digitizer works but not completely. I have been unable to find out if the LCD is glued to the Digitizer and glass or not. Is he able to replace the glass and digitizer easily with something like this without having to heat up glue, or does he need to replace the entire display assembly, including the LCD? Thanks
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From my understanding the digitizer is fuzed to the lcd and would require a heat gun . I've never done it but from what I've read its quite difficult to do, I had a 2012 nexus 7 that got a cracked screen and I bought a bricked one, and swapped the soc's. The 2012 was pretty easy to crack open tho, did it with my fingernails, idk how easy the 2013 is to open. You may be able to go the rout I did with my old 2012, possibly find a bricked one on eBay for cheaper than a brand new display assembly, and swap the motherboards.

Best of luck
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