BlackBerry 8700c Replacing Logic Board Replacement

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  • Author: arlebrun
  • Time required: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

This Repair guide will walk you through the steps on how to replace a RIM Blackberry 8700c logic board.

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Edit Step 1 Replacing Logic Board  ¶ 

  • Remove the back cover by pushing down on the button and sliding the cover towards the bottom of the phone.

  • Set the cover aside. The battery will now be exposed.

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the battery by pulling back on the notch on top edge of the battery.

  • Set the battery aside.

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Unscrew and remove all four T6 Torx screws.

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  • Pull the back cover of the phone off and set it aside.

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  • Unscrew and remove all 4 T6 Torx screws.

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  • Lift and remove inner back cover and set aside.

    • A small side piece may fall away but is simple to reattach.

  • Remove logic board by gently lifting it off of the front cover of the phone.

    • New logic board can now simply be set in place.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the BlackBerry 8700c device page.

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