Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the Navigation Board of the HTC Desire V smartphone.

Gently pry back cover away from phone If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener
  • Gently pry back cover away from phone

  • If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener

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Lever the battery out from the bottom end first. If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again
  • Lever the battery out from the bottom end first.

  • If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again

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Unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm black torx screws at the positions circled in orange. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver Use a Torx T5 screwdriver
  • Unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm black torx screws at the positions circled in orange.

  • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver

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Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing
  • Using an opening tool or a spudger, gently remove the plastic backing

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Remove the connector on left side of the Navigation board by unplugging/prying the orange ribbon Use a spudger or the opening tools if you have trouble disconnecting
  • Remove the connector on left side of the Navigation board by unplugging/prying the orange ribbon

  • Use a spudger or the opening tools if you have trouble disconnecting

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Gently unplug and remove aerial cable (black antenna) from bottom plug If you lack usable nails, you will need tweezers
  • Gently unplug and remove aerial cable (black antenna) from bottom plug

  • If you lack usable nails, you will need tweezers

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Nav Board will be stuck down by glue Pull gently from the right end of the board, being careful of it's flexibility
  • Nav Board will be stuck down by glue

  • Pull gently from the right end of the board, being careful of it's flexibility

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Conclusion

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

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