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How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive

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  1. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Safety precautions: adım 1, 1 resimden 1.
    • Before you begin, make sure you have a plan in the event of a fire. If you have a swollen battery, take appropriate precautions.

    • Keep the hair dryer switched off and unplugged when not in use.

    • Avoid using extension cords to power your hair dryer. Since hair dryers require a high current draw, cheaper or old extension cords pose a greater fire risk.

    • Never heat a battery directly. If you're heating adhesive near or underneath a battery, make sure you've completely discharged the battery before applying heat.

  2. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Set down the device: adım 2, 1 resimden 1.
    • The next four steps show how to use the hair dryer to soften strong adhesives, such as screen and frame adhesives.

    • Place your device on a clean, heat resistant surface or mat.

    • Keep flammable materials away from your work area.

  3. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Turn on your hair dryer: adım 3, 3 resimden 1. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Turn on your hair dryer: adım 3, 3 resimden 2. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Turn on your hair dryer: adım 3, 3 resimden 3.
    • Set the temperature of your hair dryer to its "hot" setting.

    • Set the fan setting to "Low" for small parts, such as cables or tape.

    • Set the fan setting to "High" for large surfaces, such as screens or back covers.

  4. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften the adhesive: adım 4, 3 resimden 1. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften the adhesive: adım 4, 3 resimden 2. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften the adhesive: adım 4, 3 resimden 3.
    • Position the nozzle of your hair dryer 2–3 inches above the device.

    • Move the hair dryer along the surface of your device.

    • Never leave your hair dryer in one spot for an extended period of time.

    • Heat the surface until it's hot to the touch, or as directed by the repair guide.

    • If you’re heating an OLED screen, don’t heat it over 176 °F (80 °C) or you may damage the OLED screen.

    • If you’re heating the adhesive underneath the battery, make sure the battery doesn’t go over 150 °F (66 °C) or you may damage the battery.

    • Make sure to turn off your hair dryer before setting it down to continue the repair.

  5. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive: adım 5, 3 resimden 1. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive: adım 5, 3 resimden 2. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive: adım 5, 3 resimden 3.
    • Keep your hair dryer in motion while heating smaller surfaces by moving it in circles above the device.

    • Some components, such as large screens, require multiple cycles of heating and slicing. Take your time and apply more heat if the component feels stuck.

  6. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften protective tape or film: adım 6, 2 resimden 1. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften protective tape or film: adım 6, 2 resimden 2.
    • This step shows how to use your hair dryer to loosen protective tape and stickers.

    • Position the nozzle of your hair dryer 2–3 inches above the device and set the fan setting to "Low".

    • Apply heat in small circles over the tape or sticker for 30 seconds.

    • Peel the tape from the device.

  7. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften cable adhesive: adım 7, 3 resimden 1. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften cable adhesive: adım 7, 3 resimden 2. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Soften cable adhesive: adım 7, 3 resimden 3.
    • This step shows how to use your hair dryer to loosen cables adhered to your device.

    • Position the nozzle of your hair dryer 2–3 inches above the device and set the fan setting to "Low".

    • Apply heat in small circles over the cable for 30 seconds.

    • Peel the cable from the device.

  8. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Turn off your hair dryer: adım 8, 2 resimden 1. How to Use a Hair Dryer to Soften Adhesive, Turn off your hair dryer: adım 8, 2 resimden 2.
    • Before continuing your repair, turn off your hair dryer and unplug it.

Sonuç

Allow the hair dryer to cool down before you store it.

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