Introduction

Replacement of lcd and digitizer on a Q20

Image 1/1: It's glued on the top and at the bottom.  Use an isesamo and gentle force to remove it
  • Start by removing the back cover.

  • It's glued on the top and at the bottom. Use an isesamo and gentle force to remove it

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Image 1/1: This will reveal two torx screws to remove
  • Like many other blackberry models, lift out the small plastic edge at the bottom of the keyboard

  • This will reveal two torx screws to remove

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Image 1/1: Separate the battery screws as they are different
  • Turn the blackberry around and remove all torx screws

  • Separate the battery screws as they are different

  • Watch out for the 00 Philips screw on the top left corner

  • Remove the plastic mid-frame

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Image 1/1: That 4$ card proved its utility
  • The battery is held firmly by glue (or space putty?)

  • That 4$ card proved its utility

  • Be careful when removing the adhesive not to pry the small connectors at the base of the board.

its better to peal the white sticker off the battery without damaging it, then use that as a handle to pull the command tape totally loose off the left side. very similar to removing an Apple battery (but actually works). much safer than prying the battery loose with a tool

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  • The board is clipped and lightly glued. Use tweezers to lift the retention clips under the board to release it.

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Image 1/1: This will allow you to push out the metal mid-frame
  • Remove the micro usb connector, the audio jack and the 3 ph000 screws on the board.

  • This will allow you to push out the metal mid-frame

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Image 1/1: Remove any remaining shattered glass from the display frame before reassembling.
  • Once screws are all out, gently lift the broken digitizer. Make sure to lift between the display assembly and the black border.

  • Remove any remaining shattered glass from the display frame before reassembling.

  • Reassemble in reverse order

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Conclusion

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

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