mic_888 · Mar 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Dell Streak Screen DIY Replacement

If you’ve ever attempted to replace any hardware on your mobile device then you might remember the first time you attempted such a task and the moment of truth when you finally manage to piece your device back together.

XDA forum member refthemc recently went though the experience when replacing the screen on his cousin’s Streak. It turns out the the Streak is really only held together by glue and pressure. Thankfully everything worked out and the guys managed to piece the device back together.

The XDA member provides links to good tips and tricks as well as where to buy decent parts and notes that the Gorilla Glass and LCD detach from the rest of the phone once the ribbons are unclipped. A box cutter is advised to remove the Gorilla Glass from the LCD.

For more information and photos of the dismantled Streak, head on over to the forum thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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