Introduction

Here is how you replace the logic board from the cell phone.

Hold the phone in one hand, slide latch, and pull to remove the battery.
  • Hold the phone in one hand, slide latch, and pull to remove the battery.

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Grasp antenna at its base and unscrew.
  • Grasp antenna at its base and unscrew.

  • Remove the antenna along with its plastic casing from inside the battery housing. Keep the antenna in the plastic casing for reassembly.

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  • Remove small rubber insert from top of phone to access the top screw.

  • Warning: Screws are very small and may be difficult to see while unscrewing.

  • Unscrew all five (5) screws on the back of cell phone.

  • If screws do not remove after fully unthreading, gently invert and tap phone in hand until the screws come loose.

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  • Wedge back plate away from cell phone using the leverage from the plastic spudger.

  • The volume control button on the left side of the phone will be loose. Make sure to carefully reinsert during reassembly.

  • Detach logic board from LCD screen connector by gently detaching the small copper plate on the top right of the logic board. (shown circled in blue and detached)

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  • Pop the logic board out from the front of the cell phone.

  • Before reassembly, be sure keypad is lined up with logic board.

  • Before reassembly, be sure camera lens is properly aligned at the top of the logic board and volume controls are in place.

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  • Grasp camera.

  • Slide camera out of slot from logic board.

  • Camera is difficult to reassemble; there is a white clip for easy camera replacement. Verify that you orient the camera correctly when reinserting.

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  • Attach camera to new logic board.

  • Follow steps in reverse order to replace logic board.

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Conclusion

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

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