Motorola Q700 Sidekick Keypad and Front Cover Replacement

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enable user to disassemble the front cover and keyboard

  • Author: Rich
  • Time required: 5-10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Edit Step 1 phone  ¶ 

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  • On the front of the device, pry off the top right, top left, bottom right, and bottom left buttons

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  • Remove the battery

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  • On the back of the device unscrew the top right, top left, bottom right, and bottom left buttons using appropriate size Phillips screwdriver

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  • Once screws are dismantled, use plastic opening tool to assist separation of the top half of device from the bottom half

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  • Unscrew the screws around the keypad and take apart slowly and gently using your hands

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  • Remove the individual green and yellow technical pieces from the back of the phone

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  • You have all the pieces separated

Edit Step 8 Keypad and Front Cover  ¶ 

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  • On the front of the device, pry off the top right, top left, bottom right, and bottom left buttons

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  • On the back of the device unscrew the top right, top left, bottom right, and bottom left buttons using appropriate size Phillips screwdriver

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  • Once screws are dismantled, use plastic opening tool to assist separation of the top half of device from the bottom half

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  • Unscrew the screws around the keypad and take apart slowly and gently using your hands

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

For more information, check out the Motorola Q700 Sidekick device page.

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