The screen is broken or stays black.

In this guide, we show you how to replace the entire display for your LG G6. You need to replace it if the glass is cracked, the touchscreen no longer responds to touch, or the display stays black or flickers.

Check your spare part right after unpacking it for any errors such as cracks, broken flex cables or a loose screen. Only remove the protective films and seals, if the new display has no visible errors. If you find an error, immediately contact the seller and return the part if necessary.

Required tools

  • Flat Picks

    Flat Picks

    You need a very flat tool such as a flat pick to pry out parts that are glued in place.

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  • iFlex Opening Tool

    iFlex Opening Tool

    Opening your smartphone can be a very delicate operation, especially if the glue is very persistent. The blade of the flexible but sturdy iFlex measures just 0.15 mm, so it fits in even the smallest gaps, such as between the screen and the frame. The practical iFlex is made of stainless steel and sits comfortably in the hand. This makes it the perfect assistant for every smartphone repair.

    €10.00 at the iDoc store
  • Tweezers


    We recommend using tweezers to remove screws and various small parts from your device.

    €11.00 at the iDoc store
  • Plastic prying tool

    Plastic prying tool

    You need a flat plastic prying tool to disconnect the various plugs and connectors.

    €2.00 at the iDoc store
  • Steel Laboratory Spatula

    Steel Laboratory Spatula

    You need a flat and sturdy prying tool to disconnect glued parts.

    €5.00 at the iDoc store
  • Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    Phillips PH00 screwdriver

    You need the right screwdriver for removing PH00 screws.

    €10.00 at the iDoc store

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Getting started with the repair of your G6

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25 steps
  1. Switch off the device

    G6 - Switch off the device 01
    G6 - Switch off the device 02
    G6 - Switch off the device 03
    1. Turn off your device by holding down the power button on the back until the “Power off” option appears.
    2. Tap to confirm and wait until the screen goes black.
  2. Remove back cover

    G6 - Remove back cover 01
    G6 - Remove back cover 02
    G6 - Remove back cover 03
    G6 - Remove back cover 04
    G6 - Remove back cover 05
    G6 - Remove back cover 06
    G6 - Remove back cover 07

    To loosen the back cover, use a heat gun or an ordinary hair dryer. Warm glue is easier to loosen, allowing you to remove the back cover.

    The easiest way to loosen the back cover is to use a flat and flexible tool such as the iFlex.

    We also recommend inserting flat picks to prevent the glue from sticking again.

    1. Heat the entire rear glass. It's glued all around the edges and around the home button and over the USB port.
    2. Insert the iFlex between the rear glass and the frame, but not more than 5 mm.

    Be extra careful, the back cover can break very easily. Don't pry with the tool, but only slide it around the edges. If necessary, apply the heat several times and try again. Removing the back cover might take a while. Take a little more time and work carefully to make sure you don't break anything.

    1. Once the rear glass comes off in one place, insert a pick into the gap to keep it open.
    2. Then run the iFlexit around all the edges to gradually loosen the glue.
    3. The rear glass has extra glue around the home button and over the USB port. Here you need to insert the iFlexit a little deeper. But not to far, or you could damage parts on the home button.
    4. Once the rear glass is unglued, you can lift it off. There's not cable attached.
  3. Remove speaker

    G6 - Remove speaker 01
    G6 - Remove speaker 02
    G6 - Remove speaker 03
    G6 - Remove speaker 04
    • 4 × 2.7 mm Phillips

    The LG G6 has only one screw length and only the midframe and speaker are screwed in.

    1. Remove the equal-length Phillips screws from the speaker and store them for later.
    2. Then pry out the speaker from the side of the battery and take it out of the device.
  4. Remove midframe

    G6 - Remove midframe 01
    G6 - Remove midframe 02
    G6 - Remove midframe 03
    G6 - Remove midframe 04
    • 7 × Phillips
    1. Remove the equal-length Phillips screws from the midframe and store them for later.
    2. Slide a flat, thin tool into the opening and pry out the midframe here.
    3. The midframe is clipped into the device at 4 points. Carefully release it and take it out once it moves easily.
  5. Disconnect the battery

    G6 - Disconnect the battery 01
    G6 - Disconnect the battery 02
    • Battery Connector
    1. Disconnect the battery using a plastic tool to prevent short circuits.
  6. Remove SIM tray

    G6 - Remove SIM tray 01
    G6 - Remove SIM tray 02
    1. Slide a SIM tool into the hole in the SIM tray.
    2. Take the SIM slider out of the device.
  7. Remove the battery

    G6 - Remove the battery 01
    G6 - Remove the battery 02
    G6 - Remove the battery 03
    G6 - Remove the battery 04
    G6 - Remove the battery 05

    Don't bend the battery while removing it and don't heat it directly. If you need to soften the glue, heat the screen and not the battery. Don't heat the display to more than 60°C (140°F).The battery glue is not very strong.

    1. Unstick the blue tab on the battery's lower edge.
    2. Pull on the blue tab a little harder to remove the battery. If the battery is hard to unstick, you can heat the display to around 50-60°C to soften the glue.
    3. Take the battery out of the device.
  8. Remove logic board

    G6 - Remove logic board 01
    G6 - Remove logic board 02
    G6 - Remove logic board 03
    G6 - Remove logic board 04
    G6 - Remove logic board 05
    • Connector
    1. Unplug the two connectors on the lower side of the logic board.
    2. Then first pry out the lower side of the logic board. Also unclip the logic board on the other points where it's clipped in.
    Don't bend the logic board, since it breaks easily.
  9. Prepare new display

    G6 - Prepare new display 01
    1. Remove all protective films from the adhesive surfaces of the spare part.
    2. Compare your spare part to the old display. Some parts, such as the USB port or the earpiece might come preinstalled.
    3. Install any missing parts as described in the following steps.

    Any parts that come with the new display don't need to be removed from the old one.

  10. Remove vibration motor

    G6 - Remove vibration motor 01
    G6 - Remove vibration motor 02

    1. Carefully pry out the vibration motor and remove it from the display unit. Heat it if necessary.

  11. Remove earpiece

    G6 - Remove earpiece 01
    G6 - Remove earpiece 02
    G6 - Remove earpiece 03
    G6 - Remove earpiece 04
    G6 - Remove earpiece 05
    1. First release the glued flex cable of the earpiece.
    2. Then unstick the tape over the earpiece.
    3. Then carefully pry the earpiece out of its holder and take it out of the device.
  12. Remove USB connector

    G6 - Remove USB connector 01
    G6 - Remove USB connector 02
    G6 - Remove USB connector 03
    1. Pry out the plastic board which is stuck to the USB port.
    2. Take the part out of the device.
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  14. Remove audio port

    G6 - Remove audio port 01
    G6 - Remove audio port 02
    1. First release the flex cable of the audio port.
    2. Then pry out the audio port and take it out of the device.
  15. Insert audio port

    G6 - Insert audio port 01
    1. Place the audio port back in its holder and press it in to make it stick.
    2. Position the flex cable and press it on. The small hole fits over the pin in the device.
  16. Insert USB connector

    G6 - Insert USB connector 01
    G6 - Insert USB connector 02
    1. Place the USB port back in its opening.
    2. Press it in. You should feel a light snap.
  17. Insert earpiece

    G6 - Insert earpiece 01
    G6 - Insert earpiece 02
    1. Put the earpiece back in its holder and press it in.
    2. Also attach the tape again.
    3. Press on the flex cable. The two holes in the cable fit on the pins in the case.
  18. Insert vibration motor

    G6 - Insert vibration motor 01
    G6 - Insert vibration motor 02
    1. Insert the vibration motor into the display unit and press it down to make it stick.
  19. Insert logic board

    G6 - Insert logic board 01
    G6 - Insert logic board 02
    G6 - Insert logic board 03
    G6 - Insert logic board 04
    1. First check if the pin for the SIM tray is in place. If not, put it back in its opening.
    2. Place the logic board back into the device.
    Make sure that the battery cable and the two connectors at the bottom don't get stuck under the board.
    1. Slightly press in the logic board. It should snap in lightly.
    2. Then plug in the two connectors at the bottom of the board.
  20. Insert battery

    G6 - Insert battery 01
    G6 - Insert battery 02
    G6 - Insert battery 03
    1. Place the battery in the device and press it on to make it stick.
    Leave enough space on all sides when inserting the battery. Make sure the connector is placed over its socket, so you can plug it in easily.
  21. Insert SIM tray

    G6 - Insert SIM tray 01
    1. Slide the SIM tray back into the device.
    If necessary, insert the SD/SIM cards first.
  22. Connect battery

    G6 - Connect battery 01
    G6 - Connect battery 02
    • Battery Connector
    1. Put the battery connector on its socket and press it on carefully.
  23. Insert midframe

    G6 - Insert midframe 01
    G6 - Insert midframe 02
    G6 - Insert midframe 03
    G6 - Insert midframe 04
    • 7 × 2.7 mm Phillips
    1. Place the midframe back in the device and press it in.
    2. Fasten it using the Phillips screws.
  24. Insert speaker

    G6 - Insert speaker 01
    G6 - Insert speaker 02
    G6 - Insert speaker 03
    • 4 × 2.7 mm Phillips
    1. Place the speaker in the device and carefully press it in.
    2. Fasten the Phillips screws.
  25. Attach rear glass

    G6 - Attach rear glass 01
    G6 - Attach rear glass 02
    1. Place the rear glass back on the device and press it on.

    You can heat the rear glass again to make the glue stick better.

  26. Test the display

    G6 - Test the display 01
    G6 - Test the display 02
    G6 - Test the display 03
    G6 - Test the display 04
    G6 - Test the display 05
    1. Turn on your device and then drag any app across the entire screen. Drag the app once around the entire border and then in a zigzag across the screen. The app should always follow your finger.
    2. Then test the display brightness by dragging the brightness slider to minimum and maximum.
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