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.

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

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

Lift the battery out of the phone while pushing it towards the antenna. Lift the battery out of the phone while pushing it towards the antenna.
  • 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.
  • Once battery is removed, untighten the screws located near the edges of the device with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

Grip the device firmly with both hands and carefully open the device. Warning: Interior hardware inside the device can be easily damaged. Warning: Interior hardware inside the device can be easily damaged.
  • Grip the device firmly with both hands and carefully open the device.

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

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

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

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.
  • 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.

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

Conclusion

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

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