Introduction

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

Image 1/3: If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener Image 2/3: If you are having difficulty you may need to use a Spudger or plastic opener Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again Image 2/3: If you have trouble you can use the opening tools or the spudger again Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Use a Torx T5 screwdriver Image 2/3: Use a Torx T5 screwdriver Image 3/3: 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

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Image 1/2: Use a spudger or the opening tools if you have trouble disconnecting Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: If you lack usable nails, you will need tweezers Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Pull gently from the right end of the board, being careful of it's flexibility Image 2/2: 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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