Introduction

This guide will help you replace the keypad of the phone.

Make sure you remove the battery by lifting the tab on the back of the phone before opening the case.
  • Make sure you remove the battery by lifting the tab on the back of the phone before opening the case.

  • Poke out rubber covers using a spudger or pointy object, such as a thumb tack.

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Use a T6 torx screwdriver to unscrew the 6 screws that hold the back casing on.
  • Use a T6 torx screwdriver to unscrew the 6 screws that hold the back casing on.

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Use IPod opening tool to separate back housing.
  • Use IPod opening tool to separate back housing.

  • There are two tabs located on either side of the phone.

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Separate the back housing from the phone.
  • Separate the back housing from the phone.

  • Be careful not to rip out the wire (highlighted in yellow) when separating the back housing.

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Use a spudger to disconnect antenna wire.
  • Use a spudger to disconnect antenna wire.

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Use the IPod opening tool to pop out the logic board.
  • Use the IPod opening tool to pop out the logic board.

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Use the IPod opening tool to disconnect the main ribbon.
  • Use the IPod opening tool to disconnect the main ribbon.

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Once the ribbon is detached, remove the logic board and replace if necessary.
  • Once the ribbon is detached, remove the logic board and replace if necessary.

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The back of the keypad is shown here, next to the logic board (the logic board is turned over to expose the buttons).
  • The back of the keypad is shown here, next to the logic board (the logic board is turned over to expose the buttons).

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Using a spudger, lift the keypad off of the tabs. Using a spudger, lift the keypad off of the tabs.
  • Using a spudger, lift the keypad off of the tabs.

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Conclusion

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

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