Introduction

Use this guide to replace the keyboard cover of your BlackBerry Curve 8520.

  1. Insert a plastic opening tool into the small notch on the rear cover of the phone.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool into the small notch on the rear cover of the phone.

    • Pry the rear cover up from the phone.

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  2. Locate the slit between the top of the battery and the casing.
    • Locate the slit between the top of the battery and the casing.

    • Gently apply pressure on the top of the battery to trigger the spring release.

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    • Remove the two Torx T6 screws to the left and right of the battery.

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    • Using hairdryer or heat gun, warm the front panel to soften the adhesive beneath.

    • Starting from one side, use a plastic opening tool to pry up the screen cover.

      • Work carefully to avoid bending the screen cover.

    • Once one side is loose, gently peel up the entire cover.

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    • Insert the plastic opening tool in the seam along the side of the device.

    • Slide the tool along the length of the seam, applying moderate force with the plastic opening tool.

    • Carefully remove the faceplate.

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    • Remove four T6 Torx screws from the front of the phone.

    • Using tweezers, remove the keyboard buttons from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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