As a self-replacing the glass on MacBook Pro




As a self-replacing the glass on MacBook Pro

Cracks, chips, scratches on the laptop screen? Is it possible to replace the glass matrix laptop MacBook Pro (not Retina)? Many believe that the damaged laptop screen (mentioned cracks, scratches, chips) will inevitably lead to the replacement of the display module. In fact, you can replace only the protective glass, behind which is hidden matrix laptop MacBook Pro model years prior to 2012 (ie, since the normal matrix, not Retina). As always, service engineers from the center “MakFiks” willing to help and share their experiences.


Getting to an analysis by removing the bottom cover of the notebook.


When open, it is important to immediately disconnect the battery. Turning off.


Unscrew the black plastic strip fasten the module Wi-Fi , located along the dvd-drive and disconnect the antenna here and trains.



Unscrew the holder loop matrix.


Disconnect cables Wi-Fi and a camera.


Unscrew the holder antenna Wi-Fi.


Unscrew the 6 screws that hold the hinges of the matrix to the bottom of the notebook (three screws on each hinge), and disconnect the entire display module from the bottom of the MacBook Pro.



Move the plastic cover antennas Wi-Fi across the screen …


… And shoot it up.


Heat the protective glass around the perimeter of the building dry with a temperature controller set at a value of 200-250 degrees Celsius. Under such conditions, to heat the glass to a temperature of 60-80 degrees Celsius. Heating the glass along the perimeter, we softening double-sided tape, which is adhered to the cover glass display module.


Next, to remove the broken glass – we will need the following tools:

thin plastic card
dental blade


Cutting through the plastic card on the perimeter of the adhesive layer (which is heated), remove the protective glass with a suction cup. The remaining pieces of glass and glue also remove dental spatula.


Microfiber cloth cleans the surface of the matrix of prints and dust.
Be careful! No need to apply pressure to the surface of the matrix!


Clear the cover of the laptop screen on the perimeter of the old glue and be sure to degrease.

New and original glass is available with a glued around the perimeter of double-sided adhesive tape. If the glass will no tapes – paste the 3M double-sided tape.

Before installing the protective glass is blown from the surface of the dust with compressed air.

Putting MacBook Pro in the reverse order, connecting the display module and cover the lower part of the body. Connect all necessary cables and cables, connect the battery, install the bottom cover and enjoy the results!


The guys from “MakFiks” very grateful to you for ideas for writing articles. Service engineers often do not have time to log interesting repair situations. This article was prepared as a result of repair work to replace the glass display module laptop MacBook Pro.


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