Introduction

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

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.

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

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Unscrew the 5 #1 5mm screws.
  • Unscrew the 5 #1 5mm screws.

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Lift the inner shell from the phone.
  • Lift the inner shell from the phone.

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

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Disconnect the ribbon found in the middle of the phone
  • Disconnect the ribbon found in the middle of the phone

  • Gently pull the ribbon out of the way.

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Slide open the phone, revealing the QWERTY keyboard. Slide open the phone, revealing the QWERTY keyboard.
  • Slide open the phone, revealing the QWERTY keyboard.

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

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

maybe add a picture of how logic board was actually removed

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Conclusion

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

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