Introduction

This process involves first removing the battery, outer case, and motherboard. After, the keypad can be easily removed.

Parts

No parts required.

Hold the phone and pull the back latch down towards the bottom. Remove the back panel by releasing the latch and lifting from the top.
  • Hold the phone and pull the back latch down towards the bottom.

  • Remove the back panel by releasing the latch and lifting from the top.

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Remove the battery by pushing the bottom end towards the top, then lifting up. Remove the battery by pushing the bottom end towards the top, then lifting up. Remove the battery by pushing the bottom end towards the top, then lifting up.
  • Remove the battery by pushing the bottom end towards the top, then lifting up.

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Once the battery is out, unscrew the six 7.0 mm screws with T-6 screwdriver. Once the screws are removed, simply lift the back panel off Once the screws are removed, simply lift the back panel off
  • Once the battery is out, unscrew the six 7.0 mm screws with T-6 screwdriver.

  • Once the screws are removed, simply lift the back panel off

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Remove the motherboard by lifting it up and out. Remove the motherboard by lifting it up and out. Remove the motherboard by lifting it up and out.
  • Remove the motherboard by lifting it up and out.

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Peel the keypad from the front case. The keypad may be stuck either to the logic board, below the screen, or the phone case itself. The keypad may be stuck either to the logic board, below the screen, or the phone case itself.
  • Peel the keypad from the front case.

  • The keypad may be stuck either to the logic board, below the screen, or the phone case itself.

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Conclusion

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

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