Introduction

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

  1. Open the rear panel to expose the battery and the chassis assembly.
    • Open the rear panel to expose the battery and the chassis assembly.

    • Remove the battery.

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  2. Use a small, non-marring plastic opening tool  to remove the lower-rear cover. (Credit cards and guitar picks work great)
    • Use a small, non-marring plastic opening tool to remove the lower-rear cover. (Credit cards and guitar picks work great)

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    • Use a T6 Torx screwdriver to loosen and remove the six screws from the chassis as shown. Place the screws together somewhere they will not be misplaced.

    • Flip the phone over to the front and remove the plastic bezel. (the piece that has "blackberry" written on it located directly above the screen)

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    • Remove the midframe from the back of the phone, which should now be free after removing the screws. The green motherboard should now be exposed.

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    • Remove the front-cover by carefully prying the side release tabs, located on the side of the remaining phone as circled.

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    • 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.

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    • Gently lift the motherboard.

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

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    • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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