Introduction

This guide outlines how to replace the keyboard.

Parts

No parts required.

With the back of the device facing you, press down on the button while sliding the battery casing away from the speaker to remove it.
  • With the back of the device facing you, press down on the button while sliding the battery casing away from the speaker to remove it.

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Use a plastic opening tool or fingernails to unclip the two hinges of the speaker covering and remove it.
  • Use a plastic opening tool or fingernails to unclip the two hinges of the speaker covering and remove it.

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Remove the battery by pushing against it from the right and then pulling towards you.
  • Remove the battery by pushing against it from the right and then pulling towards you.

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Remove the four screws indicated in the picture with a #T6 Torx Bit screwdriver and set them aside.
  • Remove the four screws indicated in the picture with a #T6 Torx Bit screwdriver and set them aside.

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Use a plastic opening tool or your fingernails to remove the plastic backing. Start with the seam indicated in the picture and slide the plastic opening tool until the case is seperated. Start with the seam indicated in the picture and slide the plastic opening tool until the case is seperated.
  • Use a plastic opening tool or your fingernails to remove the plastic backing.

  • Start with the seam indicated in the picture and slide the plastic opening tool until the case is seperated.

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Unscrew the four screws indicated in the picture with #T6 Torx Bit screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the four screws indicated in the picture with #T6 Torx Bit screwdriver.

  • Place the four screws released from the phone in a plastic bag.

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The black battery casing and logic board can now be separated for the following steps.
  • The black battery casing and logic board can now be separated for the following steps.

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The silver piece is not attached to the logic board in any way, and can be taken off by lifting it up with plastic opening tools.
  • The silver piece is not attached to the logic board in any way, and can be taken off by lifting it up with plastic opening tools.

  • Warning: Some of the phones have an adhesive between the silver part and the battery housing, so it could stick to the black piece you just removed.

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Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the two black clips indicated in the picture. Hold on to the keyboard while unfastening the clips.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the two black clips indicated in the picture.

  • Hold on to the keyboard while unfastening the clips.

  • The keyboard will detach once the clips are unfastened.

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Conclusion

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

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