Introduction

If the buttons on your Motorola E815 are unresponsive or do not seem as crisp as they used to be, you may need to replace your keypad. To accomplish this, you will

  • Dissemble the phone
  • Access the keypad for repair or replacement
Image 1/1: Use your finger to slide it down.
  • Locate the back cover release slide.

  • Use your finger to slide it down.

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  • Remove the back cover by pulling it away from the phone.

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Image 1/2: Use your finger to pull the battery out from the top. Image 2/2: Remove the battery.
  • Locate the battery removal slot.

  • Use your finger to pull the battery out from the top.

  • Remove the battery.

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  • Locate the antenna port on the top of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Pull the apparatus up and out of the phone. Image 2/2: Pull the apparatus up and out of the phone.
  • Grip the plastic support post and unscrew the apparatus using a counterclockwise twist.

  • Pull the apparatus up and out of the phone.

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Image 1/1: Unscrew the two screws using a T6 Screwdriver.
  • Locate the two screws on the backside of the phone.

  • Unscrew the two screws using a T6 Screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Locate the brown connector that runs from the top section of the phone to the circuit board under the keypad. Image 2/3: Using tweezers, gently pry the connector from the circuit board. Image 3/3: Carefully detach the two sections of the phone.
  • Gently pull the top section of the phone upwards until you feel some resistance.

  • Locate the brown connector that runs from the top section of the phone to the circuit board under the keypad.

  • Using tweezers, gently pry the connector from the circuit board.

  • Carefully detach the two sections of the phone.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove the keypad frame from the keypad. Image 2/3: Lift the silicone keypad cover off. Image 3/3: Lift the silicone keypad cover off.
  • Using the blue pry tool, carefully pull the keypad frame away from the keypad.

  • Gently remove the keypad frame from the keypad.

  • Lift the silicone keypad cover off.

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Image 1/2: Locate the screws on the bottom base of the phone. Image 2/2: Unscrew the two screws using a T6 Screwdriver.
  • Rotate the phone around so that you are looking at the battery cavity.

  • Locate the screws on the bottom base of the phone.

  • Unscrew the two screws using a T6 Screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Slowly lift the bottom portion of the keypad off of the phone until you feel resistance. Image 2/2: Slowly lift the bottom portion of the keypad off of the phone until you feel resistance.
  • Rotate the phone back to the front side.

  • Slowly lift the bottom portion of the keypad off of the phone until you feel resistance.

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Image 1/3: Separate the keypad from the circuit board. Image 2/3: Separate the keypad from the circuit board. Image 3/3: Separate the keypad from the circuit board.
  • Using tweezers, carefully detach the yellow connector strip from the circuit board by lifting up.

  • Separate the keypad from the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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We should have a motherboard replacement.

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We need to fullify more this content.

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