Introduction

The video screen ribbon cable is a part of the device used for transferring data between the keypad and the motherboard. Consider checking this guide before replacing the keypad, since you might just have a disconnected or faulty ribbon connector.

Parts

No parts required.

Press upwards with your index finger on the 4P4C connector  as shown in the image. Pull the connector gently out of its socket.
  • Press upwards with your index finger on the 4P4C connector as shown in the image.

  • Pull the connector gently out of its socket.

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Flip the main body of the video phone so that the bottom is facing up.
  • Flip the main body of the video phone so that the bottom is facing up.

  • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm) highlighted by the red circles.

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Lift the back case upwards to expose the inside components. Red rectangles indicate the three ribbon cables.
  • Lift the back case upwards to expose the inside components.

  • Red rectangles indicate the three ribbon cables.

  • The orange square indicates the blade connector.

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Disconnect the three ribbon cables  from their insulation-displacement connectors by flipping up the black plastic clip. Gently pull the ribbon cables out of their insulation-displacement connectors. Gently pull the ribbon cables out of their insulation-displacement connectors.
  • Disconnect the three ribbon cables from their insulation-displacement connectors by flipping up the black plastic clip.

  • Gently pull the ribbon cables out of their insulation-displacement connectors.

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Disconnect the blade connector from the blade receptacle by gripping the exposed area of the blade connector. Gently pull the blade connector out of the blade receptacle.
  • Disconnect the blade connector from the blade receptacle by gripping the exposed area of the blade connector.

  • Gently pull the blade connector out of the blade receptacle.

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Gently lift up the lower case to separate it from the top case.
  • Gently lift up the lower case to separate it from the top case.

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Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm) highlighted by the red circles.
  • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm) highlighted by the red circles.

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Gently lift up on the  upper case to separate it from the keypad/speaker panel. The ribbon cable is highlighted by the red rectangle.
  • Gently lift up on the upper case to separate it from the keypad/speaker panel.

    • The ribbon cable is highlighted by the red rectangle.

    • The 2-pin JST connectors are highlighted by the orange squares.

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Disconnect the ribbon cable from its insulation-displacement connector by flipping up the black plastic clip. Gently pull the ribbon cable out of its insulation-displacement connector. Gently pull the ribbon cable out of its insulation-displacement connector.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable from its insulation-displacement connector by flipping up the black plastic clip.

  • Gently pull the ribbon cable out of its insulation-displacement connector.

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Conclusion

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

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