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Replacing a Cellphone LCD Display

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Replacing a Cellphone LCD Display

Which double-sided tape is best for this application that I can get locally?

It needs to be heavy-duty as this will be the only adhesive that bonds the screen to the frame.
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AsianXL wrote: Which double-sided tape is best for this application that I can get locally?

It needs to be heavy-duty as this will be the only adhesive that bonds the screen to the frame.
3M or 3M-type. Double sided with the red peel-off stuff is most commonly used. I saw some 3M copies at Sayal Electronics. Real 3M with the proper thickness for phones (1mm-5mm) is hard to get locally and Amazon is probably best.

Keep in mind that success depends on the model and condition of the phone. Bent housings will never keep a screen in place for long. Also some phones (eg Sony's) just don't take on new screens well.
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DiceMan wrote: 3M or 3M-type. Double sided with the red peel-off stuff is most commonly used. I saw some 3M copies at Sayal Electronics. Real 3M with the proper thickness for phones (1mm-5mm) is hard to get locally and Amazon is probably best.

Keep in mind that success depends on the model and condition of the phone. Bent housings will never keep a screen in place for long. Also some phones (eg Sony's) just don't take on new screens well.
Thanks!

Would something like this work?

https://www.staples.ca/en/Scotch-Mounti ... CA_1_20001
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AsianXL wrote: Thanks!

Would something like this work?

https://www.staples.ca/en/Scotch-Mounti ... CA_1_20001
batcave wrote: No that is too thick.

You need something like this, https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00PVWMTA6
Yes, that's too thick. I've also tried the tape thqt Batcave suggested and it's pretty good but hard to find locally. This is the tape I originally had in mind and have used from Sayal Electronics which is easily obtainable locally. [EDIT] oops, sorry AsianXL - locally for GTA. I just realized your from Vancouver!
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