Introduction

Guide to installing a new screen.

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  • Press the panel release button on the top of the phone and simultaneously pull the rear panel away from the phone.

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Image 1/2: Slide the battery out of its casing. Image 2/2: Slide the battery out of its casing.
  • Tilt the battery by lifting at the exposed notch.

  • Slide the battery out of its casing.

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  • Use a T4 screwdriver to unscrew all six of the .216 inch screws that attach the housing to the case.

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Image 1/2: Pull the plastic casing directly away from the phone. Image 2/2: Pull the plastic casing directly away from the phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the plastic casing.

  • Pull the plastic casing directly away from the phone.

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  • Lift the black rubber loudspeaker housing up and out of the plastic casing.

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Image 1/2: Caution: Remove carefully, if broken, the phone will not be able to make calls. Image 2/2: Caution: Remove carefully, if broken, the phone will not be able to make calls.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently lift up the SIM card reader, located above the rubber antenna casing. You should hear a click as it releases.

  • Caution: Remove carefully, if broken, the phone will not be able to make calls.

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Image 1/2: Caution: Remove carefully, if broken, the phone will not function properly. Image 2/2: Caution: Remove carefully, if broken, the phone will not function properly.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the two ribbon cable connectors, unclipping them from their sockets on the motherboard.

  • Caution: Remove carefully, if broken, the phone will not function properly.

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Image 1/2: Caution: Do this gently Unclipping too fast may cause damage to your phone. Image 2/2: Caution: Do this gently Unclipping too fast may cause damage to your phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry the motherboard up until you can tilt it with your fingers. Unhook it from the casing and slowly pull it out.

  • Caution: Do this gently Unclipping too fast may cause damage to your phone.

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Image 1/1: Push the keypad out through the plastic casing.
  • Turn the phone to the front.

  • Push the keypad out through the plastic casing.

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Image 1/1: Thread the hinges of the slider through their holes in the casing and pull the slider down and away from the casing.
  • Turn the phone to the side.

  • Thread the hinges of the slider through their holes in the casing and pull the slider down and away from the casing.

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  • Use a T4 screwdriver to unscrew the two .15 inch screws holding the LCD to the faceplate.

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Image 1/3: Use the spudger to pry the ribbon cable away from its clip on the LCD unit. Image 2/3: Caution: If the LCD will not function properly if this ribbon cable is broken. Image 3/3: Pull the plastic screen casing directly away from the LCD unit.
  • Use a spudger to pry the plastic screen casing partially up from the LCD unit.

  • Use the spudger to pry the ribbon cable away from its clip on the LCD unit.

  • Caution: If the LCD will not function properly if this ribbon cable is broken.

  • Pull the plastic screen casing directly away from the LCD unit.

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Image 1/1: Carefully use a spudger to push the on the two clips holding the navigational pad in place.
  • Turn the plastic screen casing over.

  • Carefully use a spudger to push the on the two clips holding the navigational pad in place.

  • You may have to pry the pad away from the plastic screen casing with the spudger.

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Image 1/2: Pull the screen directly away from the casing. Image 2/2: Pull the screen directly away from the casing.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up, being mindful of the glue holding the screen to its casing.

  • Pull the screen directly away from the casing.

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Conclusion

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

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