Introduction

Use this guide to replace the keypad guard on the front of the phone.

Parts

No parts required.

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

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Image 1/1: Insert the screwdriver into the holes in the plastic rod connecting the key pad guard to the rear casing.
  • Find a flat head or Phillips head screwdriver.

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

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

    • Note: This may require a large amount of force.

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Image 1/1: Locate the four clips on the exterior of the rear casing.
  • Slide off the antenna guard.

  • 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.

  • Remove the old key guard from the rear casing by taking it out of its position.

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Image 1/1: Push inwards on the small tabs on the side of the protrusions until they are no longer sticking out.
  • Locate the circular extensions protruding from the top of your new key guard.

  • Push inwards on the small tabs on the side of the protrusions until they are no longer sticking out.

    • Note: This may require a strong push.

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Image 1/1: Put the key guard's tabs into the corresponding tabs on the bottom of the rear casing.
  • Put the back case down on a table in front of you with the bottom of the phone close to you.

  • Put the key guard's tabs into the corresponding tabs on the bottom of the rear casing.

  • While the key guard's tabs are in the rear casing, put the rear casing's tabs into the bottom of the front casing.

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Image 1/1: Slide the antenna guard on.
  • To join the 3 pieces together, push the front and rear casing together so that the clips on the front casing lock into the holes on the rear casing.

  • Slide the antenna guard on.

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Image 1/1: Find a thin and sturdy screwdriver.
  • Locate the holes that connect the keypad guard to the rear casing.

  • Find a thin and sturdy screwdriver.

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

  • Use the screwdriver to push the rods away from each other until they click into a locked position.

    • Note: This may require a large amount of force.

    • Note: During usage, the key guard will not snap into place if it has not been locked into position.

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Conclusion

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

Andrew Caddell

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