Introduction

At times, buttons can get stuck or quit working. When this happens, it may be necessary to replace the buttons.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove five 9.5 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back panel of the phone. Remove five 9.5 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back panel of the phone. Remove five 9.5 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back panel of the phone.
  • Remove five 9.5 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back panel of the phone.

Slide metal spudger into the crack around the Front Panel of the phone Be careful not to break the clips holding the Back Panel to the Front Panel Be careful not to break the clips holding the Back Panel to the Front Panel
  • Slide metal spudger into the crack around the Front Panel of the phone

  • Be careful not to break the clips holding the Back Panel to the Front Panel

When setting the back panel down, be careful to not rip any of the wires off of the internal components
  • When setting the back panel down, be careful to not rip any of the wires off of the internal components

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Unscrew five 5.6 mm screws on top level, yellow motherboard. Unscrew five 5.6 mm screws on top level, yellow motherboard.
  • Unscrew five 5.6 mm screws on top level, yellow motherboard.

Lift the top level Motherboard in order to get to the lower level Motherboard. Lift the top level Motherboard in order to get to the lower level Motherboard. Lift the top level Motherboard in order to get to the lower level Motherboard.
  • Lift the top level Motherboard in order to get to the lower level Motherboard.

Unscrew the 5.6 mm screw on the clip behind the Screen as shown. Unscrew the 5.6 mm screw on the clip behind the Screen as shown.
  • Unscrew the 5.6 mm screw on the clip behind the Screen as shown.

Unscrew five 5.6 mm screws on the lower level Motherboard. Keep the screws for the upper and lower level motherboard separated.
  • Unscrew five 5.6 mm screws on the lower level Motherboard.

  • Keep the screws for the upper and lower level motherboard separated.

Lift the lower level Motherboard upward. Remove the silicon pad above the buttons.
  • Lift the lower level Motherboard upward.

  • Remove the silicon pad above the buttons.

Push the Button Panel upward and pull it out. Replace the entire Button Panel or a single defective button.
  • Push the Button Panel upward and pull it out.

  • Replace the entire Button Panel or a single defective button.

Conclusion

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

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