The Samsung’s new phablet-style smartphone Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is 0.6-inch bigger than its previous generation – 5.1-inch S6 Edge. Plenty of S6 edge owners upgrade their phones to S6 Edge+, in the hope of pursuing better performances. But just like any other smartphones, the Samsung galaxy S6 Edge plus will never be free from problems either caused by the firmware or hardware. Recently, some edge+ users have reported that they faced some edge+ problems, like shattered or cracked screen or back glass, damaged camera or broken middle frame or rear housing.
If you face Samsung S6 edge+ cracked parts problems and look for DIY repair Galaxy parts, these step-by-step tutorials of fixing a broken Galaxy s6 Edge Plus parts with replacements would help you.
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Here we instruct you how to fix broken Galaxy S6 Edge+ rear housing or middle frame with replacement step by step.
Required Tools: Heat gun or hair drier, Spudger, Screwdriver, Plastic Opening Tools, Eject Pin, screen suction cup tool and prying tool
Required Part: A new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus or Edge+ rear housing or middle frame replacement part
Step 1: Power off your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
Step 2: Take out the S6 Edge+ SIM card tray.
● Remember to remove the Samsung S6 Edge Plus SIM card tray to start the broken middle frame repair.
Step 3: Heat up the Samsung S6 Edge Plus back glass cover to loosen the adhesive.
To get into the S6 Edge+, you need to firstly remove the phone’s battery door. Follow the steps below.
● Use the hair drier or heat gun to heat up the S6 Edge+ back glass cover. It usually takes 1 or 2 minutes to soften the adhesive, which is firmly glued to the frame.
● Generate a gap between the galaxy s6 edge plus back cover and the screen assembly with the help of screen suction cup tool.
Note: The Samsung S6 Edge Plus glass back panel is rock-solid and tight fit, making hard to open the edge+. You need to handle carefully and gently during this process to avoid any possible damage to the S6 edge+ back glass or screen part.
Step 4: Remove the Galaxy Edge+ back cover or battery door.
● With the adhesive loosen, you can lift off the galaxy s6 plus back glass panel now.
Step 5: Undo the 18 screws installed in the Samsung S6 Edge+
● These screws hold the Galaxy S6 Edge plus LCD display assembly and middle frame, so you need to twist them with the help of screwdriver.
Step 6: Separate the S6 Edge plus middle frame from the screen assembly
● With the screws out, push the Galaxy S6 Edge+ rear housing from the screen assembly.
Note: If you find it difficult to push the Samsung edge+ frame, you can insert a case opening tool into the gap between the middle frame and display assembly and to remove the middle frame.
Step 7: Replace the broken Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ middle frame with a new replacement part.
● Take a new Galaxy S6 Edge Plus middle frame replacement part.
● Assemble the new Edge+ middle frame or rear housing as well as other components to your phone in reversal steps.
Is it difficult to DIY fix cracked, broken or damaged Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus rear housing or middle frame part?
To change broken or damage Galaxy S6 Edge Plus middle frame, you need to get into the phone by dispatching the back cover. Tearing down the S6 edge+ back glass cover is necessary and it is the most difficult part during the repair process, for the back glass of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is firmly attached to its rear frame with strongly sticky glue. However, if you acquire some skills on Samsung Galaxy smartphone repair and handle carefully and gently in the whole process, fixing the broken S6 edge+ middle frame with new replacement part is not much difficulty for you. Anyway, replacing the damaged or broken Samsung S6 Edge+ middle frame or rear housing under the instructions of a qualified person is highly recommend.
This Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ teardown or disassembly YouTube video can help you fix broken middle frame. It is only for your reference and hope you can successfully replace your broken S6 edge plus rear housing.
If you face any Galaxy S6 Edge+ issues or problems, please feel free to let us know through the comments below.
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