Can A Laptop Screen Be Replaced?

Can A Laptop Screen Be Replaced?

Can we replaced laptop screen? The answer in almost all cases is YES. We have access to almost all laptop screen parts, have repaired all types of laptops, and have hundreds of videos on YouTube on laptop screen repair.

There are several factors to consider

Cost: It may or may not be economical to replace laptop screen. The typical rule of thumb is that if the repair cost is less than 50% of the purchase price of the laptop, then it’s worth it. How valuable is the software or content of the laptop – Often, the software installed on the laptop or the data contained on the laptop is worth more than the laptop itself. In this case, it may be worth it to exceed the 50% guideline.

Additional damage to the laptop: The hinges, hard drive, or keyboard are damaged, and the cost is already approaching 50%, it may not be worth it to proceed with the repair. If the decision is to go forward with the repair, the next question is whether to do the repair yourself or send it to us or have a local repair shop repair it.

Do it yourself: If the broke computer does not have an outer glass touch layer and or the purchase price when new is less than $500, it may be worth it to do it yourself. We have tens of thousands of customers who have purchased screens from us and repaired the laptop themselves with the tools, videos, and support we provided.

Mail it in for us to repair: If it’s a touchscreen broke and the purchase price is more than $500, and you don’t have prior experience repairing laptops, it may be worth it to send it in for repair. Laptop screen assemblies have become more complex and are easily damaged if not handled properly.

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Repair shop: The staff at a local repair shop is experienced with touchscreen laptop repair and has a good reputation. Many repair shops buy parts from us and use our videos.

Which part to buy?

With laptop that have touchscreens broken increasing frequent and more common, it’s not an easy option to decide which component is required to replaced laptop screen. Choices include just the LCD screen, the touch glass digitizer, the LCD/Digitizer assembly, the complete upper assembly, etc. Also, there may be several different screen resolutions for a particular laptop model. Our support staff is ready to help and answer these questions. Also, we have a video below to explain the different types of screen parts.

Replaced laptop screen

Finding a replaced laptop screen is typically easy—and you don’t have to pay the crazy prices that the manufacturers usually charge. Find that most regular screens can be had for as low as Rs 2500 to Rs 6500. if you can’t find what you’re looking for, try other identification numbers from the laptop label or documentation.

Some vendors have one or two different identification numbers that could serve as your model number. Find Breaking the screen replacements for typical broke computer components isn’t a dismal affair in Pakistan. The only concerning thing in all this is how much money you are willing to spend on a screen.

Required tools

Before starting, ensure you have the proper tools. Here’s what works for most laptops:

Table or another flat working area: You’ll need a spot to sit (if that’s your thing) with a flat area to work on your laptop. It gives you a reason to clean off that messy dining-room table or desk.

Small-head magnetic Phillips screwdriver: Not small like a mini screwdriver from an eyeglass repair kit, but we’d say between that size, and a mid-sized screwdriver would work. If you don’t have a magnetic-head screwdriver, try to find a magnet big enough to magnetize the driver’s head.

Safety pin or needle: This is for removing the cover stickers hiding the screws on your laptop’s surrounding cover, called the bezel. A Laptop’s Removed Screen-Shell

Plastic putty knife or another thin object: This is optional to aid in prying apart the crack black screen from the case.

A small bowl or another container: This is for stashing the small screws—and keeping them safe from curious cats and children.

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These general steps for screen replacing: Remove the battery as well. Find the round cover stickers hiding the screws on the screen bezel and the case surrounding the screen. These stickers are usually on the bottom of the bezel, near the screen hinges when you have the screen opened. You should find one on each side of the screen. Refer to adjacent black dots in the following image:

Black dots displaying round cover stickers: Use a sharp, pointy object—like an opened safety pin or needle—to help remove the cover stickers without damaging them. Stick it between the edge of the cover and bezel, and then pry the sticker away.

Removing the now-exposed screws: Use your screwdriver to remove the now-exposed screws. Remember righty, lefty-loose. Some screws are easy to remove; others, not so much. But moving the screen into just the right position usually exposes the screws enough for removal. Carefully start prying the screen bezel away from the backside of the screen case. Work a fingernail or other thin, prying object into the crack around the outside of the screen.

Prying screen bezel away – pre-removal: Once you’ve unsnapped the screen bezel, it may or may not be easy to remove. Moving the screen position up or down, with some gentle force, should free it fully.

Un-screwed LCD component: Once the bezel is fully removed, you’ll find the LCD secured to a metal trim frame on the left and right sides. Remove the two screws (one on each side, on the top) holding the trim frame pieces to the back-screen case. Now, you should be able to lift the LCD with ease!

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On each of the trim frames’ sides, remove any screws securing it to the LCD. Most laptops have three screws on each side.

Check for extra screws on the sides: Now you should be able to set the LCD face-down onto the keyboard. Be careful not to put excessive force on the video cable attached to the back of the LCD.

Setting the LCD face-down into the keyboard: Disconnect the video cable from the back of the LCD. Generally, most computer have these connectors in the center of the connector tray. You usually have to remove the tape that’s securing the video connector at the back of the screen. When you get to the point of actually pulling the video cable out of the screen connector, it should unplug with little force. Attaching-Detaching Video Connector

Putting the puzzle back together

Once you’ve fully removed the broke computer, place the new one face-down like you did the old one. Re-connect the video cable in the same way you detached it. Set the new screen up in the side trim frame pieces, then re-secure it like the old one was.

When you put the breaking the screen on, line it up and push/squeeze the bezel back into the snaps of the rear screen case. Before replacing the bezel screws, ensure the bezel is fully snapped in place, and no crack exists around the edges of the screen case.

Lastly, use that safe pin or needle to reattach the sticky screw covers. Well, there you have it, guys! It was all about how to replace a laptop crack black screen. If you have any questions, drop a comment in the below section.


How much does it cost to replace a screen on a laptop?

labor costs can vary depending on the manufacturer. They are typically $200, but can reach as high as $400. It is a guarantee that repairs will be performed professionally if they are done by qualified laptop technicians. Prices can also vary depending on the availability of parts or manpower.

Is it worth it to fix a laptop screen?

A laptop’s annual depreciation is about 30%. The rule of thumb is that a laptop repair costs 25% more than the original cost. You shouldn’t spend more than $125 to repair a screen that cracks after you have paid $500 for your laptop. It’s not worth paying more than that.

Is it worth fixing a screen?

Most cases, a screen repair is affordable and can prolong your device’s lifespan by several months (or even many years in some cases). You can still use your smartphone while newer technology is being developed.

MirZa ZeeShan

I am Zeeshan Saeed and I am professional in Blogging. I am providing update about Laptops, Computers, Law, Insurance, Education and Finance.

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