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The following guide if for removing or replacing the keyboard on the LGVX6000.

Locate the dark gray tab on the back of the phone towards the top.
  • Locate the dark gray tab on the back of the phone towards the top.

  • Push the tab towards the top of the phone to release the battery.

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Remove the battery by lifting up and rotating the battery away from the bottom edge.
  • Remove the battery by lifting up and rotating the battery away from the bottom edge.

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Set the battery aside in a safe location.
  • Set the battery aside in a safe location.

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Pull out the two rubber cushions located on the top of the phone using tweezers.
  • Pull out the two rubber cushions located on the top of the phone using tweezers.

  • Only remove the two cushions that are circled!

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Unscrew the six screws seen on the back using a Phillips 00 Screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the six screws seen on the back using a Phillips 00 Screwdriver.

  • Remove screws and carefully place on a uncluttered surface or in a small container.

  • The screws are small and easily lost.

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Remove the back of the phone using your hands.
  • Remove the back of the phone using your hands.

  • There is a pair of red and blue wires that plugs into the motherboard. These wires will snap if you force the pieces apart.

  • Remove the back of the phone very gently. Use your fingernail or tweezers to unplug the wires.

  • To reattach the back, you must plug these wires back in.

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Locate the adhesive tab located towards the top of the phone as indicated in the photo.
  • Locate the adhesive tab located towards the top of the phone as indicated in the photo.

  • Remove the tab by carefully peeling it off.

  • The tab should not fully separate from the phone.

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Locate the yellow connection towards the top of the phone. This is directly connected to the screen. Remove the connector by carefully prying it away from the motherboard and lifting it away from the phone
  • Locate the yellow connection towards the top of the phone. This is directly connected to the screen.

  • Remove the connector by carefully prying it away from the motherboard and lifting it away from the phone

  • Do not pull too hard on the connector.

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Gently lift a corner of the motherboard away from the casing to remove.
  • Gently lift a corner of the motherboard away from the casing to remove.

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Peel the white keypad off the casing.
  • Peel the white keypad off the casing.

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Conclusion

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

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