Introduction

The Nokia 3100b may not vibrate anymore when the phone is set in Vibrate mode. This guide will show you how to access the vibrating unit.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure your phone is turned off.
  • Make sure your phone is turned off.

Press the button on the back of the phone and slide the back panel off.
  • Press the button on the back of the phone and slide the back panel off.

  • Remove the battery by pulling it from the phone.

Note the small metal frame that  hold the SIM card into place.
  • Note the small metal frame that hold the SIM card into place.

  • Gently pull back the tab and lift open the frame.

Retrieve your SIM card.
  • Retrieve your SIM card.

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Separate the front cover from the base of the phone.
  • Separate the front cover from the base of the phone.

  • Set the front cover, as indicated, aside.

Remove the screws indicated using a T6 Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the screws indicated using a T6 Torx screwdriver.

  • Remove them in the order of the colors of the rainbow. (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple).

Separate the screen assembly from the base of the phone.
  • Separate the screen assembly from the base of the phone.

  • Set the screen assembly, as indicated, aside.

The vibrating unit can now be accessed. Note its location in the phone.
  • The vibrating unit can now be accessed. Note its location in the phone.

The vibrating unit is held in place by friction. Access the bottom of the unit and push upward to release it from the base.
  • The vibrating unit is held in place by friction. Access the bottom of the unit and push upward to release it from the base.

The vibrating unit is now removed.
  • The vibrating unit is now removed.

Conclusion

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

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