Introduction

The logic board is the computational center of the phone. The logic board also contains the USB port, headphone jack, and the track-wheel. This guide will demonstrate how to remove the logic board from the bracket once the phone is opened.

  1. With your thumb press down on the locking- button on the back of the BlackBerry 7280.
    • With your thumb press down on the locking- button on the back of the BlackBerry 7280.

    • Slide the battery cover off the device.

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  2. Remove the lithium-ion battery from the back of the device using your index finger.
    • Remove the lithium-ion battery from the back of the device using your index finger.

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    • Hold the device with both hands.

    • Lift the SIM card holder using your thumb and index finger.

    • Remove the SIM card from the device.

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    • Using a Torx T6 screwdriver, remove all six 1/8 inch screws (marked in red) from the back case. Set screws aside.

    • The SIM card has been removed here to prevent damage to the card. This is recommended, but not not required.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the back case away from the front case.

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    • Using a Torx T6 screwdriver, remove the lone 1/8 inch screw that holds the upper metal bracket onto the larger metal bracket. Set aside the screw and the bracket.

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    • Remove the front plastic case from the metal bracket.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry at the edge of the screen near the track-wheel.

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    • Use a Torx T6 screwdriver to remove the 3 1/8 inch screws shown.

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    • Remove the logic board with your hands.

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Conclusion

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

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