Introduction

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

Insert a plastic opening tool into the small notch on the rear cover of the phone. Pry the rear cover up from 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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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.
  • 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. Remove the two Torx T6 screws to the left and right of the battery.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Using tweezers, remove the keyboard buttons from the phone.
  • Remove four T6 Torx screws from the front of the phone.

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

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Remove the two T6 Torx screws securing the small plastic bracket at the bottom of the phone. Remove the four T6 Torx screws from the corners of the keyboard.
  • Remove the two T6 Torx screws securing the small plastic bracket at the bottom of the phone.

  • Remove the four T6 Torx screws from the corners of the keyboard.

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Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry the motherboard assembly from the device's frame. Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry the motherboard assembly from the device's frame.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry the motherboard assembly from the device's frame.

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Conclusion

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

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