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  • Place your Blackberry facedown in front of you.

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  • Press the cover release button on the bottom of your device. Lift and remove the back cover.

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  • From the top, use your fingernail to lift the battery out.

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  • Remove the SIM card.

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  • Remove the six 7.0mm Torx screws securing the rear case to the rest of the phone.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the rear case.

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Image 1/1: Remove the motherboard assembly from left to right, using caution near the audio jack on the right side of the device.
  • With the same plastic opening tool, lift the motherboard up and out.

  • Remove the motherboard assembly from left to right, using caution near the audio jack on the right side of the device.

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  • Using a spudger, lift the ribbon band in the upper right-hand corner up and away from the motherboard assembly until it disconnects.

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Image 1/1: Starting at the lower corners of the screen, begin to lift the screen away from the motherboard using the spudger.
  • Turn the motherboard assembly over.

  • Starting at the lower corners of the screen, begin to lift the screen away from the motherboard using the spudger.

  • Do this step very slowly to avoid breaking the screen or the motherboard. The backing will eventually separate.

  • Remove the plastic bit that hides the speaker grill - it is stuck with double-sided tape.

  • With a thin blade/pin, ease the speaker grill and the metal plate away from the old lcd screen.

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Conclusion

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

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