Adopting a 5.1” super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on its front and back faces, the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone seems to be unbreakable. Actually, the front and back glass make for double the crackability and some reports about Galaxy S6 screen problems are given by Samsung users, indicating that they suffer cracked or broken screen or dead pixels, color distortion and vertical lines on the Galaxy 6S LCD display. A shattered glass would cloud your cellphone screen. Also, it is quite difficult for you to complete even a simple task. In hence, cracked screen repair can be very important and if you have the potential to DIY fix them, it can help you save money. Here we offer you a screen repair tutorial to help you fix a cracked Samsung S6 screen.

How to fix broken Samsung Galaxy S6 with replacement for screen repair step-by-step?

Required Tools: Plastic Opening Tools, Phillips Screwdriver, Spudger, Tweezers, screen suction cup tool and Case opening tools, heat gun or hair dryer

Required Screen Replacement: A new Samsung Galaxy S6 LCD and touch screen assembly

Step 1: Power off your Galaxy S6 and take out the SIM card tray.

Remember to pop up your S6 SIM card tray with an ejector pin or tweezers before we start the Galaxy S6 screen disassembly.

Power off your Galaxy S6

Step 2: Dispatch the Samsung Galaxy S6 back cover.

● To remove the S6 back panel, you should firstly use a heavy duty suction cup to slip in an opening pick or a hair dryer to heat up the S6 back cover part.

Tips: The nasty adhesive is rock-solid and tight fit within the frame, making hard to open the Galaxy S6 device. In hence, you should handle this part carefully to avoid any damage to the phone.

Dispatch the Samsung Galaxy S6 back cover

remove the S6 back panel

Step 3: Peel up the Galaxy S6 adhesive to find the screws and remove them.

● The adhesive stayed globbed to the S6 midframe, hiding the screws, so you have to clean the adhesive at first. Then remove the 13 screws securing the midframe.

Peel up the Galaxy S6 adhesive

remove the 13 screws of galaxy s6

Step 4: Remove the Samsung Galaxy S6 rear panel.

● Push an opening picks into the gap between the rear panel and Galaxy S6 LCD display assembly, and then remove the Galaxy S6’s rear housing.

● The Galaxy S6 rear panel is removed.

Remove the Samsung Galaxy S6 rear panel

Step 5: Remove the Samsung Galaxy S6 battery.

●After disconnecting the battery connector, you can push an opening pick straight into the gap between the battery and Galaxy S6 display assembly and cut the adhesive holding the battery. Later, take out the battery.

Note: Removing the S6 battery is easier than S6 Edge’s, for the Galaxy S6 sports a flat-screen design.

Remove the Samsung Galaxy S6 battery

samsung galaxy s6 battery repair

Step 6: Disconnect several connectors on the Samsung S6 motherboard.

● With the help of spudger tool or case opening tool, you can disconnect the motherboard connectors easily.

  • Disconnect both the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi antenna cable connectors at first.
  • Disconnect other connectors on the Galaxy S6 motherboard.

Note: These connectors include the Galaxy S6 LCD screen assembly connector, ear speaker connector, charging port flex cable ribbon, home button cable etc.

 

Disconnect both the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi antenna cableDisconnect several connectors on the Samsung S6

Step 7: Remove the Samsung Galaxy S6 motherboard.

●After popping out all of connectors on the motherboard, you can easily lift off the motherboard out of the display now.

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Remove the Samsung Galaxy S6 motherboard

Step 8: Separate the Galaxy S6 frame from the S6 screen assembly.

●Insert the opening pick into the gap between the Galaxy S6 display frame and the screen assembly.

● Pry up the Samsung Galaxy S6 display frame.

●Slide the opening pick tool to separate the Samsung S6 display assembly from the frame. If possible, you can use several opening pick tools to help you finish the job.

Note: You need to handle carefully to avoid any damage to the Galaxy S6 LCD.

Separate the Galaxy S6 frame

Pry up the Samsung Galaxy S6 display frame

Step 9: The Samsung Galaxy S6 screen assembly comes free and you can replace it with a new S6 screen replacement.

●You can take a new S6 screen replacement and replace the cracked Galaxy S6 screen assembly part. Reinstall the Samsung S6 with all the above-mentioned components in reversed steps.

If you own a Galaxy S6 Edge and come across a cracked display, you can follow this guide for Samsung S6 Edge screen repair.

How to Repair a Cracked Galaxy S6 Edge Screen or Display

Galaxy S6 screen assembly comes free

All photo sources: iFixit

Is it difficult to handle DIY Galaxy 6S cracked screen repair?

According to iFixit, the Samsung Galaxy S6 earns a 4 out of 10 repairability score (10 is the easiest to repair). We recommend you replace the whole broken Samsung Galaxy S6 LCD display assembly for screen repair rather than only change the glass, for replacing the Samsung S6 glass without destroying the display is going to be very difficult.

Samsung Galaxy S6 repairability score

If you try to fix broken Samsung Galaxy S6 LCD display assembly, you’d better replace the cracked S6 screen under the instructions of a qualified person. This S6 screen repair video from YouTube is only for your reference.

How to DIY Replace a Cracked Samsung Galaxy S6 Screen? (Video)