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. Do not bend or puncture the battery. Do not bend or puncture the battery.
  • Lever the battery out from the bottom end first.

  • Do not bend or puncture the battery.

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Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame.
  • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to unscrew and remove five 3.0 mm screws from the rear frame.

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Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame. Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame. Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame.
  • Use an opening tool or a spudger to gently remove the rear frame.

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Remove the connector on left side of the Navigation board by unplugging/prying the orange ribbon. Remove the connector on left side of the Navigation board by unplugging/prying the orange ribbon.
  • Remove the connector on left side of the Navigation board by unplugging/prying the orange ribbon.

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Gently unplug and remove aerial cable (black antenna) from bottom plug. Gently unplug and remove aerial cable (black antenna) from bottom plug.
  • Gently unplug and remove aerial cable (black antenna) from bottom plug.

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

  • Pull gently from the right end of the board, being careful of its flexibility.

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Conclusion

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

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