Introduction

If your trackball is unresponsive or damaged, then you will need to replace it. Use these step-by-step instructions to replace your trackball on a Blackberry Tour 9630.

  1. Flip phone over so the back side is facing up.
    • Flip phone over so the back side is facing up.

  2. Push up on the center silver button to release the back cover.
    • Push up on the center silver button to release the back cover.

    • Remove the back cover.

    • Grip the battery where the light grey half circles are located and pull up on the battery.

    • Remove the battery.

    • If there is an SD card, press gently on the card and slide up to remove.

    • If there is a SIM card, press gently on the card and slide left to remove.

    • Use the T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the four 8.00mm screws from the back of the phone.

    • Using the large blue plastic opening tool, pry the top plastic covering off.

    • There is glue holding the top plastic covering. Additional pressure may be needed.

    • Use the T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the two 8.00mm screws from the top of the phone.

    • Remove the back casing by wiggling it open.

    • Using the small plastic opening tool, pry up the pop ribbon cable from the motherboard.

    • Using the small plastic opening tool, remove the side antenna cable.

    • Gently push up on the keyboard and snap the front cover off.

    • Once you remove the front cover, the keypad and trackball will be loose.

    • Remove the keypad.

    • Remove the trackball.

Conclusion

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

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