The most vulnerable point of the company's gadgets Apple is the protective glass of the screen. The display Apple Watch was no exception: the glass in watches, even if it is sapphire or lon-x, often breaks, cracks, scratches, especially if handled carelessly. In this sports watch, the sensor, display and glass form a single module, and most often it is completely changed. But if only the glass is damaged, and the touchscreen continues to work correctly, then you can get by by replacing one glass directly.
How to change glass to Apple Watch
Replacing the screen glass Apple Watch requires care, spare parts and tools. The broken glass must be removed first. To do this, you need to melt the glue, which is achieved by heating the clock circuit to 80 ° C. A special technical hair dryer is used for heating.
Then, using a plastic tool, pry the glass plate and remove it. It is important to use a plastic spatula as it is non-conductive and will not scratch the aluminum frame. Be careful not to break the working sensor.
The whole glass is then glued to the display. This is done in a special installation under pressure. The repair takes approximately 2 hours.
If the display is not functioning properly, a complete replacement of the screen is required Apple Watch. In this case, after heating with a plastic spatula, the entire display module is detached from the housing.
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The next step is to disable the module. Carefully, so as not to damage the thin cable and other components, the lock is snapped off and the display module is completely removed. For more precise work, you can use fine tweezers.
Now you need to clean the body from the glue residues. Alcohol-containing liquids, special wipes for electronics can help in solving this problem. This should be done carefully so as not to damage the train. The more carefully the remaining glue is removed, the more securely the newly installed unit will hold.
After the body is cleaned and degreased, proceed to the installation of a serviceable screen. First, you should connect the screen to the loop, install protection. Then glue is applied along the perimeter of the case, the module is firmly pressed for secure fixation. Use a good quality adhesive suitable for bonding plastic elements. It remains to remove excess glue and let the product dry. Instead of glue, it is permissible to use double-sided tape.
After repair, check the functionality of the watch. You may need to reinstall the software.
Smart watches from Apple differ in the closest possible arrangement of parts, and without proper dexterity and tools there is a risk of damage to neighboring components. If there is no experience in repairing electronics and the corresponding tool, it is better not to risk it and entrust the replacement of parts to masters from service centers. Another problem with self-repair can be the purchase of the necessary spare parts of proper quality.