Parts

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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the keyboard of the BlackBerry 8820. In order to do so, you must have a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver and a plastic opening tool.

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  • Remove the battery cover, by applying pressure and sliding down to the silver square on the back of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Remove the four small 3/8" long screws using a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the four small 3/8" long screws using a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the battery by prying under it with your finger or the plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the four small 3/8" long screws using a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool (similar to the one shown) to carefully remove the two side bars of plastic.

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Image 1/1: There are two small clamps on each edge that need to be unhooked before the casing will come off.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the back casing off.

    • There are two small clamps on each edge that need to be unhooked before the casing will come off.

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Image 1/1: '''''Be aware of sensors and other sensitive areas of the newly exposed electronics'''''
  • Pry off the front casing

    • Be aware of sensors and other sensitive areas of the newly exposed electronics

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Image 1/1: The keyboard will detach from the casing with a small amount of pressure.
  • Slide the keyboard downwards, as shown.

  • The keyboard will detach from the casing with a small amount of pressure.

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  • Slide the new keyboard into the casing. If done correctly, it should click into place and stay secure.

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Conclusion

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

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