Introduction

This guide illustrates how to replace the keypad on the LG VX8350R.

Using your thumb, slide battery cover off in a downward direction. Using your thumb, slide battery cover off in a downward direction. Using your thumb, slide battery cover off in a downward direction.
  • Using your thumb, slide battery cover off in a downward direction.

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Place the plastic opening tool at the top of the battery and pry it out to remove. Set the battery aside. Place the plastic opening tool at the top of the battery and pry it out to remove. Set the battery aside.
  • Place the plastic opening tool at the top of the battery and pry it out to remove. Set the battery aside.

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With a Phillips #00 Screwdriver, remove the four screws in a counter-clockwise direction from the back cover. Set them aside on a surface where they won't roll away; these screws will be used in reassembly.
  • With a Phillips #00 Screwdriver, remove the four screws in a counter-clockwise direction from the back cover. Set them aside on a surface where they won't roll away; these screws will be used in reassembly.

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Using the plastic opening tool, carefully pry off the back cover.  You may need to use the opening tool around the entire edge of the back cover to remove completely. You will have to use some force to remove the upper part of the back cover. Apply enough force to separate the pieces without cracking the back cover. You will have to use some force to remove the upper part of the back cover. Apply enough force to separate the pieces without cracking the back cover.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully pry off the back cover. You may need to use the opening tool around the entire edge of the back cover to remove completely.

    • You will have to use some force to remove the upper part of the back cover. Apply enough force to separate the pieces without cracking the back cover.

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Gently lift the green computer chip plate out of the way to expose the keypad. The green computer chip plate cannot be completely removed.  It is attached to the phone by a ribbon. Be careful not to break this ribbon when moving the green computer chip plate.
  • Gently lift the green computer chip plate out of the way to expose the keypad.

  • The green computer chip plate cannot be completely removed. It is attached to the phone by a ribbon. Be careful not to break this ribbon when moving the green computer chip plate.

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Remove the keypad using your fingers and set aside. Remove the keypad using your fingers and set aside. Remove the keypad using your fingers and set aside.
  • Remove the keypad using your fingers and set aside.

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Align the small holes in the new keypad with the posts on the phone. Align the small holes in the new keypad with the posts on the phone. Align the small holes in the new keypad with the posts on the phone.
  • Align the small holes in the new keypad with the posts on the phone.

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When replacing the computer chip, the sensor bar for the volume button may pop out of place. If this occurs, gently push the bars back into place behind the buttons with your fingers. When replacing the computer chip, the sensor bar for the volume button may pop out of place. If this occurs, gently push the bars back into place behind the buttons with your fingers. When replacing the computer chip, the sensor bar for the volume button may pop out of place. If this occurs, gently push the bars back into place behind the buttons with your fingers.
  • When replacing the computer chip, the sensor bar for the volume button may pop out of place. If this occurs, gently push the bars back into place behind the buttons with your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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