Introduction

Follow this guide to install the keyboard in the Blackberry Pearl 8100.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Begin by removing the back panel; this can be done by pressing the silver button on the backside of the Blackberry 8100, while simultaneously sliding the back panel off. Image 2/2: Begin by removing the back panel; this can be done by pressing the silver button on the backside of the Blackberry 8100, while simultaneously sliding the back panel off.
  • Before working on the phone, be sure that the phone is turned off.

  • Begin by removing the back panel; this can be done by pressing the silver button on the backside of the Blackberry 8100, while simultaneously sliding the back panel off.

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  • Remove the battery located directly below back panel.

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  • Using a 1.5 mm Hex screwdriver, remove the two screws that hold the two panels together.

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  • Using the spudger, pry off the small portion of the casing located at the bottom of the phone.

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  • Using the spudger, pry off the side casings one at a time by wedging it between the inner casing and the sides.

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  • Using a 1.5mm Hex screwdriver, unscrew the two screws, located on the front of the phone, that connect the back and front panels.

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  • Using the spudger, pry off the back body panel by wedging the spudger in between the front and back panels on the side face. Remove the back body panel.

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  • Separate the logic board from the front panel.

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  • Gently remove the keyboard from front casing. It should snap out of place.

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Conclusion

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

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