Introduction

A procedure in replacing the keypad of the device.

Parts

No parts required.

Use your thumb to slide the back cover locker away from the antenna.
  • Use your thumb to slide the back cover locker away from the antenna.

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Slide the back cover towards the antenna while lifting the cover away from the phone.
  • Slide the back cover towards the antenna while lifting the cover away from the phone.

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  • Place your thumb on the indicated corner while stabilizing the phone and the upper portion of the battery with your forefinger.

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  • Lift the battery out of the phone while pushing it towards the antenna.

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  • Once battery is removed, untighten the screws located near the edges of the device with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

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  • Grip the device firmly with both hands and carefully open the device.

  • Warning: Interior hardware inside the device can be easily damaged.

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  • Carefully remove the hardware by gripping the side of the hardware attachment with a tweezer.

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  • Carefully grip the side of the hardware attachment with a tweezer and detach from device.

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  • Place the back of the device on your hand and flip it over with the other hand.

  • Carefully lift the device to remove interior hardware.

  • The structure of the keypad should easily be loose from flipping the device.

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  • Carefully remove the keypad by griping on the side of the plastic with a tweezer.

  • WARNING: The plastic keypad is sensitive and can be easily damaged.

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Conclusion

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

Tony Chen

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