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Introduction

To replace keyboard.

  1. First, gently press on the back plate and push down toward the camera. First, gently press on the back plate and push down toward the camera.
    • First, gently press on the back plate and push down toward the camera.

  2. Use your finger to lift up the edge of the battery. Use your finger to lift up the edge of the battery.
    • Use your finger to lift up the edge of the battery.

  3. Remove the 4 screws using the T6 screw driver.
    • Remove the 4 screws using the T6 screw driver.

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  5. Lift the plastic cover near the memory card slot. Lift the plastic cover near the memory card slot.
    • Lift the plastic cover near the memory card slot.

  6. Remove the two Phillips #00 screws from the backside of the screen.
    • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws from the backside of the screen.

  7. Insert a spudger or a plastic opening tool into the seam on the side of the phone. Gently pry apart the two halves of the phone.
    • Insert a spudger or a plastic opening tool into the seam on the side of the phone.

    • Gently pry apart the two halves of the phone.

  8. Gently unplug the connectors. Remove the screws with a 00 Phillips-head screwdriver.
    • Gently unplug the connectors.

    • Remove the screws with a 00 Phillips-head screwdriver.

  9. Gently lift the motherboard up using  a nylon spudger. BE AWARE OF THE ANTENNA.
    • Gently lift the motherboard up using a nylon spudger.

    • BE AWARE OF THE ANTENNA.

  10. Remove the 4 screws circled in red using a 00 Phillips-head screwdriver. Remove the 4 screws circled in red using a 00 Phillips-head screwdriver.
    • Remove the 4 screws circled in red using a 00 Phillips-head screwdriver.

Conclusion

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

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