Introduction

Work area should be lint free, clean and well lit.

Open the rear panel to expose the chassis assembly.
  • Open the rear panel to expose the chassis assembly.

  • Remove the battery.

Use a small non-marring plastic opening tool to remove the lower rear cover.
  • Use a small non-marring plastic opening tool to remove the lower rear cover.

Use a T6 Torq screw to loosen and remove the six screws from the chassis as shown.
  • Use a T6 Torq screw to loosen and remove the six screws from the chassis as shown.

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Remove the midframe from the phone.
  • Remove the midframe from the phone.

Remove the remaining core assembly from the case, by carefully prying the side release tabs.
  • Remove the remaining core assembly from the case, by carefully prying the side release tabs.

Gently pry the side release tabs to lift the flexing keypad from the frame. The navigation ball may come loose at this point. Set it aside with the keypad for reassembly. The navigation ball may come loose at this point. Set it aside with the keypad for reassembly.
  • Gently pry the side release tabs to lift the flexing keypad from the frame.

  • The navigation ball may come loose at this point. Set it aside with the keypad for reassembly.

Gently lift the motherboard.
  • Gently lift the motherboard.

  • Locate the screen's ribbon cable underneath the motherboard, and detach it from the phone.

Carefully pry at the sides of the screen until the display assembly is free.  Remove the display from the motherboard unit, Insert the replacement display assembly and reverse the directions to re-assemble.
  • Carefully pry at the sides of the screen until the display assembly is free. Remove the display from the motherboard unit,

  • Insert the replacement display assembly and reverse the directions to re-assemble.

Conclusion

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

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