Introduction

Use this guide to replace a failed keyboard on the Motorola Rival.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the lever to release the cover of the device. Push down on lever and pull the cover away from the device. Push down on lever and pull the cover away from the device.
  • Locate the lever to release the cover of the device.

  • Push down on lever and pull the cover away from the device.

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Locate the battery on the back of the phone. Remove the battery from the phone.
  • Locate the battery on the back of the phone.

  • Remove the battery from the phone.

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Take out the 6 screws on the corners of the phone in order to get inside of the phone. Take out the 6 screws on the corners of the phone in order to get inside of the phone.
  • Take out the 6 screws on the corners of the phone in order to get inside of the phone.

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Using the pry tool gently remove the back piece of the phone from the front piece. Using the pry tool gently remove the back piece of the phone from the front piece.
  • Using the pry tool gently remove the back piece of the phone from the front piece.

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Using the pry tool remove the camera button from the phone.
  • Using the pry tool remove the camera button from the phone.

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Using the pry tool, remove the lock/mute button.
  • Using the pry tool, remove the lock/mute button.

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Using the pry, remove the volume buttons.
  • Using the pry, remove the volume buttons.

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Using a screw driver, locate and remove the screws that connect the keyboard to the mother board. Using a screw driver, locate and remove the screws that connect the keyboard to the mother board.
  • Using a screw driver, locate and remove the screws that connect the keyboard to the mother board.

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With the pry tool, gently lift the mother board out of the frame. Be sure to be gentle when lifting it up. Be sure to be gentle when lifting it up.
  • With the pry tool, gently lift the mother board out of the frame.

  • Be sure to be gentle when lifting it up.

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Remove the keyboard from the frame.
  • Remove the keyboard from the frame.

  • Replace with new keyboard

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Conclusion

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

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