Introduction

The outer casing must be removed to replace any internal component of the Blackberry 8820.

To remove the outer casing of the Blackberry 8820, you must have a 1/16 inch diameter torx screwdriver ready as well as a plastic removing tool.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the battery cover, by applying pressure and sliding down to the silver square on the back of the phone.
  • Remove the battery cover, by applying pressure and sliding down to the silver square on the back of the phone.

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Remove the battery by prying under it with your finger or the plastic opening tool. Remove the four small 3/8" long screws using a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the battery by prying under it with your finger or the plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the four small 3/8" long screws using a 1/16" diameter torx screwdriver.

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Use a plastic opening tool (similar to the one shown) to carefully remove the two side bars of plastic. Use a plastic opening tool (similar to the one shown) to carefully remove the two side bars of plastic.
  • Use a plastic opening tool (similar to the one shown) to carefully remove the two side bars of plastic.

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Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the back casing off.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the back casing off.

    • There are two small clamps on each edge that need to be unhooked before the casing will come off.

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Pry off the front casing
  • Pry off the front casing

    • Be aware of sensors and other sensitive areas of the newly exposed electronics

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Conclusion

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

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