Introduction

This guide shows you how to remove both the battery housing and the speaker.

  1. Turn over your BalckBerry 7100g so that the back cover is facing up.
    • Turn over your BalckBerry 7100g so that the back cover is facing up.

    • Locate the battery cover release button near the bottom of the back panel.

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  2. Push down on the release button with one thumb.
    • Push down on the release button with one thumb.

    • Slide the battery cover off with the other thumb.

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    • Remove the battery from the battery housing by flipping up the top of the battery.

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    • Locate the silver strip near the top of your BlackBerry.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry off the edge of the silver lining.

    • Slide the tool along the length of the silver strip to completely remove it.

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    • Do not lose the screws. They are quite small and can easily be misplaced.

    • Locate and unscrew the four (4) screws using a T6 screwdriver.

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    • The keypad cover may fall out of the housing when prying the housing apart.

    • Tightly pinch the top of the front and back halves of the housing.

    • Carefully pry the two halves of the housing apart.

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    • You can now easily remove the "guts" of the phone from the housing.

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    • Turn over the motherboard so that the speaker is facing up.

    • Locate and unscrew the four (4) screws near the bottom of the motherboard, using a T6 screwdriver.

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    • The battery terminal is separate from the battery housing.

      • Do NOT get rid of the terminal if replacing the battery housing and/or the speaker.

      • The terminal will slide out of the housing.

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Conclusion

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

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