Introduction

Steps to remove LG VX8550 keypad housing

  1. Slide the battery release up.
    • Slide the battery release up.

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  2. Remove the battery by lifting away from the case.
    • Remove the battery by lifting away from the case.

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    • Remove the 2 screw covers next to the rear speaker with a Push Pin.

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    • Remove the 4 cover screws with a Philips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Use the iPod opening tool to pry off the back casing.

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    • Continue sliding the iPod opening tool around the seam of the casing to separate the front and back casings.

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    • Separate the casing halves.

    • Be sure to keep track of the side buttons as they fall out.

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    • Remove the 2 screws from the back of the phone with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

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    • Carefully lift up on the motherboard to see the ribbon cables underneath.

    • Use the spudger to carefully disconnect the ribbon cable from the motherboard.

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    • Remove the motherboard from the front casing by lifting straight up.

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    • Lay the phone with the screen facedown.

    • The 6 slider screws are visible.

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    • Peel back but don't remove the blue tape to access the 2 center screws.

    • Remove the 6 slider screws with the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Lift the keypad housing away from the slider.

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Conclusion

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

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