Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Screen Replacement Guide

At Digital Supply USA, we are committed to providing you with the tools necessary to make your DIY screen replacements a success. By providing you with quality materials, replacement parts and instructions, we are here to guide you every step of the way. 

Our Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Glass Screen Repair Replacement Kit includes all of the components you need for a DIY screen replacement, including the screen. Or, select our Samsung Galaxy Repair Tool Kit if you already have a replacement screen.

Gather the tools included in your kit when you are ready to begin. Work on a flat surface in a brightly lit area.  
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Important: When you remove your screws, it is crucial that you keep track of them.

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  1. Your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 must be powered down.
  2. Heat up the back cover to make the adhesive soft. We recommend using a blow dryer to do this. Hold the blow dryer about 4" from the back of the phone; make sure not to get it too hot.
  3. With a precision knife, loosen the back of the phone just enough to be able to insert a playing card. Separate the adhesive with the playing card and open the Note 8. Reheat as often as needed to loosen the adhesive holding the parts together.


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  4. You will need to detach the short fingerprint sensor cable from the motherboard before removing the glass screen.
  5. Use the spudger to carefully free the Galaxy Note 8 fingerprint reader from the adhesive that is holding it to the rear panel.  
  6. Using our professional Phillips screwdriver, remove 16 Phillips screws.
  7. Pry up the mid-frame NFC antenna and key wireless charging coil combo piece. With this piece out of the way, the loudspeaker assembly will easily lift out of the bottom.
  8. Disconnect the battery cable from the motherboard. Use the spudger to free the battery from the phone.
  9. With a Phillips screwdriver, remove one screw
  10. Locate the two ribbon cables. Remove these two ribbon cables from the Note 8 motherboard with your spudger.
  11. Using the flat end of your spudger, detach the daughterboard connector on the underside of the motherboard. Remove from the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  12. Remove the Phillips screw located by the ribbon cables (previously detached). Detach the 3.5 mm modular Note 8 headphone jack. Set this aside.
  13. Pry the daughterboard up from the frame with your spudger. This includes the phone's USB C port and primary microphone.
  14. Locate the front-facing sensor array that contains the status LED, camera and the proximity sensor. Using your tweezer, remove the earpiece speaker and the spring-contact connected vibrator.


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  15. Remove the Note 8 volume button cable and the power button cable.
  16. With your blow dryer, heat up the edge-to-edge screen assembly. Use a playing card to insert between the screen and the phone, loosening the adhesive. Apply additional heat as needed.
  17. Separate the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 screen from the frame by sliding a playing card in between the two. When separating the screen from the frame, pay attention to the cables.
  18. Set your broken screen to the side and replace it with the replacement screen.
  19. Follow the directions in reverse order as you reassemble your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

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