Introduction

Use this guide to remove and install a keypad in a Motorola RAZR2 v9m.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Push the rear cover toward the hinge of the RAZR2. The panel will slide about 3 mm.

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Image 1/3: The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place.  If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge. Image 2/3: The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place.  If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge. Image 3/3: The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place.  If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge.
  • Pinch the top and bottom edges of the panel and pull it away from the RAZR2.

  • The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place. If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge.

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Image 1/2: The white plastic tab is attached to the phone.  Only pull it enough to expose the edges of the battery. Image 2/2: The white plastic tab is attached to the phone.  Only pull it enough to expose the edges of the battery.
  • Gently pull the white plastic tab to lift the battery away from the RAZR2.

  • The white plastic tab is attached to the phone. Only pull it enough to expose the edges of the battery.

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Image 1/2: When installing a new battery, be sure the metal contacts on the phone line up with the ones on the battery. Image 2/2: When installing a new battery, be sure the metal contacts on the phone line up with the ones on the battery.
  • To remove the battery, grasp its edges pull away from the phone.

  • When installing a new battery, be sure the metal contacts on the phone line up with the ones on the battery.

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Image 1/3: Pull the white battery tab away from the phone to reveal a small black gap in the battery compartment. Image 2/3: Place the spudger into this gap.  Rest the spudger against the black plastic inside of the gap. Image 3/3: Place the spudger into this gap.  Rest the spudger against the black plastic inside of the gap.
  • Flip the RAZR2 open with the battery compartment facing you.

  • Pull the white battery tab away from the phone to reveal a small black gap in the battery compartment.

  • Place the spudger into this gap. Rest the spudger against the black plastic inside of the gap.

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  • Push the spudger into the phone until the top of the keypad pops out from the RAZR2.

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Image 1/3: There are 2 clips on the side of the keypad.  In total, there are 8 clips holding the keypad to the phone. Image 2/3: There are 2 clips on the side of the keypad.  In total, there are 8 clips holding the keypad to the phone. Image 3/3: There are 2 clips on the side of the keypad.  In total, there are 8 clips holding the keypad to the phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry one side of the keypad away from the RAZR2.

  • There are 2 clips on the side of the keypad. In total, there are 8 clips holding the keypad to the phone.

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Image 1/3: When reassembling, gently squeeze the sides of the keypad until the keypad has a slight ridge running down the middle, like a playing card. This will ensure that it slides easily into place. Image 2/3: When reassembling, gently squeeze the sides of the keypad until the keypad has a slight ridge running down the middle, like a playing card. This will ensure that it slides easily into place. Image 3/3: When reassembling, gently squeeze the sides of the keypad until the keypad has a slight ridge running down the middle, like a playing card. This will ensure that it slides easily into place.
  • Lift the keypad away from the phone.

  • When reassembling, gently squeeze the sides of the keypad until the keypad has a slight ridge running down the middle, like a playing card. This will ensure that it slides easily into place.

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Conclusion

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

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