Introduction

Use this guide to replace the pull-out antenna through the back of the device.

Remove the battery by sliding it down the rails to which it is connected.
  • Remove the battery by sliding it down the rails to which it is connected.

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Locate a Flat-head or a Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Locate a Flat-head or a Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Insert the screwdriver into the holes that connect the key pad guard to the rear casing in the plastic rod.

  • The following step may require a substantial amount of force.

  • Use the screwdriver to push the rods towards each other until they click out of their locked positions.

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Slide off the antenna guard and locate the four clips on the exterior of the rear casing.
  • Slide off the antenna guard and locate the four clips on the exterior of the rear casing.

  • Simultaneously push the clips outward while lifting the rear casing and keyguard away from the front casing.

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Locate and unplug the black component of the current antenna from the motherboard.
  • Locate and unplug the black component of the current antenna from the motherboard.

  • Under the black component should be a blue component. Unscrew this component in order to free the antenna.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Slide the antenna out of the green tubing.
  • Slide the antenna out of the green tubing.

  • Slide the green tubing out of its hole.

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Insert the new green tubing into the corresponding slot.
  • Insert the new green tubing into the corresponding slot.

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Insert the new antenna into the green tubing.
  • Insert the new antenna into the green tubing.

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Screw the blue piece of the antenna into the threaded hole on the motherboard until it is tight.
  • Screw the blue piece of the antenna into the threaded hole on the motherboard until it is tight.

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Align the protruding wire on the black component with the corresponding hole on the motherboard.
  • Align the protruding wire on the black component with the corresponding hole on the motherboard.

  • Push the wire into the hole.

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Reverse the instructions from Step 2 to re-install the keypad guard and rear casing onto the device.
  • Reverse the instructions from Step 2 to re-install the keypad guard and rear casing onto the device.

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Push down on the antenna guard until it clicks into place.
  • Push down on the antenna guard until it clicks into place.

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Conclusion

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

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