Motorola Q700 Sidekick Keypad and Front Cover Replacement

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enable user to disassemble the front cover and keyboard

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

Edit Step 1 Phone  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Phone  ¶ 

  • When looking at the front of the phone, use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry off the four buttons located in each of the corners on the front.

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Image 1/1: Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry the battery out of the phone.

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  • Turn the phone face-down. Remove the back cover, exposing the battery.

  • Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry the battery out of the phone.

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Image 1/1: Although the battery is shown in this picture, please remember to make sure that it is removed in order to proceed with disassembly.

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  • Using the appropriate size Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the four screws located in each of the corners on the back of the device.

  • Although the battery is shown in this picture, please remember to make sure that it is removed in order to proceed with disassembly.

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  • After removal of the back screws, use the Plastic Opening Tool to carefully separate the top and bottom halves of the device.

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  • Using the appropriate size Phillips screwdriver, remove any screws that are attached or associated with the keypad and carefully remove keypad from the device.

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  • On the back of the device, you will see individual green and yellow technical pieces. Remove those two pieces from the phone with your fingers and set aside.

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  • You should now have all of the pieces separated and disassembled for your device.

Edit Step 8 Keypad and Front Cover  ¶ 

Image 1/1: On the front of the device, pry off the top right, top left, bottom right, and bottom left buttons

Edit Step 8 Keypad and Front Cover  ¶ 

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

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Image 1/1: On the back of the device unscrew the top right, top left, bottom right, and bottom left buttons using appropriate size Phillips screwdriver

Edit Step 9  ¶ 

  • 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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Image 1/1: 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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  • 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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Image 1/1: Unscrew the screws around the keypad and take apart slowly and gently using your hands

Edit Step 11  ¶ 

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

Conclusion

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

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