Introduction

This guide shows you how to replace the screen from your BlackBerry 7100g.

  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.

  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.

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

    • Turn the "guts" over so the speaker is facing up.

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

    • Separate the battery housing from the motherboard.

    • Pull the keypad off of the motherboard.

      • It should come off with little effort. If not, there are several tabs that can be released on either side of the keypad.

    • Locate the ribbon connector below the bottom of the screen.

    • Use a spudger to flip up the connector.

    • Locate the four (4) white tabs that attach the screen to the motherboard.

    • Carefully detach the tabs from the motherboard.

    • The screen can now be removed from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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