Do you have a problem with your iPhone 8 screen? Is it broken or is no longer working? You can repair and replace your iPhone 8 screen all by yourself – all you need is the Giga Fixxoo screen replacement kit. Giga Fixxoo makes do-it-yourself fun and easy, whether you’re experienced with fixing electronics or a total newbie. Follow this step-by-step guide on how to fix & replace your iPhone 8 screen in just 20 minutes!
What you will need to replace the screen of your iPhone 8:
- Pentalobe screwdriver
- Cross-tip screwdriver
- Tri-point Y000 screwdriver
- Fixxo spatula tool
- Plastic spudger
- Suction cup
1 – Remove pentalobe screws
- Once you have made sure your iPhone 8 is powered off, you will begin to remove the two pentalobe screws at the bottom of the phone, next to the charging port.
- Make sure you don’t lose these screws by using the handy magnetic project map included in the Giga Fixxoo iPhone 8 screen replacement kit.
2 – Lift up display
- Carefully use the included suction cup to lift up and remove the display.
- Use the thin metal spatula between the screen and metal frame to help lift up the display.
3 – Break up adhesive to remove screen
- By taking great care, slide the metal spudger along the side to break the adhesive holding the display in place with the frame.
- Loosen the adhesive only, making sure not to damage the plastic clips inside.
- After lifting up the display, remove the adhesive lining the frame.
4 – Remove the four metal screws
- Making sure to remember where each screw belongs, remove the four screws holding the metal cover in place.
- Use the cross-tip screwdriver to remove these four screws.
5 – Remove the connectors
- Under the metal cover you will find multiple connectors.
- Remove these connectors very carefully using the plastic spatula.
6 – Remove the next set of two screws
- Carefully remove these two screws.
- Use the magnetic project map to store the screws.
- Remove the metal cover.
7 – Remove the connector underneath
- Underneath the metal cover is a connector.
- Remove the connector using the plastic spatula.
8 – Remove tri-point screws
- Around the Home button are four tri-point Y000 screws.
- Remove these screws using the included screwdriver.
- Once you have removed all the screws, lift up and remove the metal cover.
9 – Remove Home button connector
- Underneath the metal cover you just removed is a very important cable.
- Remove this cable very, very carefully! If it is damaged, Touch ID will no longer work on your iPhone 8.
10 – Remove Home button
- Once you have the cable carefully unlatched, remove the Home button and cable.
- This should easily pop out and be completely removed from the screen.
11 – Reinstall Home button in new screen
- Install your removed Home button the same way it was removed.
- Attach the Home button and cable to the screen.
12 – Replace screws on Home button cover
- Reinstall the metal cover that was removed from step 8.
- Secure the cover with the same tri-point Y000 screws.
13 – Reattach logic board connector
- Reattach the pictured connector to the logic board.
- Do not apply too much pressure and reattach this connector carefully.
14 – Reattach metal cover over logic board connector
- Reattach the metal cover that was previously removed from step 6.
- Reinstall the screws using the appropriate screwdriver.
15 – Reattach final connectors
- Reattach the removed connectors very carefully.
- Then, reinstall the metal cover that covered the connectors previously.
16 – Reattach metal cover over connectors
- Reattach the screws by screwing them into the appropriate holes.
- This will secure the metal cover.
17 – The final steps
- Install the new Giga Fixxoo iPhone 8 replacement screen into the metal phone frame.
- Press the screen into place removing all gaps from the sides.
- Reinstall the pentalobe screws that were removed at the beginning of this guide.
Now you’re done! Enjoy the new screen! For a visual video guide, don’t forget to watch our installation video at the top of this post. Need more guides? We have one on how to replace the screen of your iPhone 6.