Introduction

This guide explains how to replace the motherboard of an LG Rumor Touch, a touch screen phone.

  1. Remove the phone's back cover by placing your thumb the above charging port, located at the bottom of the phone, and sliding the back cover upward.
    • Remove the phone's back cover by placing your thumb the above charging port, located at the bottom of the phone, and sliding the back cover upward.

  2. Gently pry the battery out of the phone with the spudger.
    • Gently pry the battery out of the phone with the spudger.

    • Unscrew the 5 #1 5mm screws.

    • Lift the inner shell from the phone.

    • Unscrew two 2mm #00 screws located behind the white serial code sticker.

    • Disconnect the ribbon found in the middle of the phone

    • Gently pull the ribbon out of the way.

    • Slide open the phone, revealing the QWERTY keyboard.

    • Carefully push the mother board through by pressing into the keyboard.

    • The mother board will fall out of the back along with the silicon keyboard pad.

Conclusion

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

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