Introduction

Use this guide to replace the keypad.

Push down on the black tab located at the top center of the Motorola phone
  • Push down on the black tab located at the top center of the Motorola phone

Remove the battery by pulling the battery from the top center
  • Remove the battery by pulling the battery from the top center

Remove the four (4) T6 Torx screws from the rear metal plate.
  • Remove the four (4) T6 Torx screws from the rear metal plate.

Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the metal cover up off the phone Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the metal cover up off the phone
  • Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the metal cover up off the phone

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Carefully, disconnect the two connectors from their sockets on the motherboard using the flat end of a spudger. Carefully, disconnect the two connectors from their sockets on the motherboard using the flat end of a spudger.
  • Carefully, disconnect the two connectors from their sockets on the motherboard using the flat end of a spudger.

Use a spudger to pry the antenna cable connectors from its respective socket on the motherboard.
  • Use a spudger to pry the antenna cable connectors from its respective socket on the motherboard.

  • De-route the antenna cable by pulling it out.

Starting at one side, use a spudger to lift and remove the black plastic screw cover at the bottom of the phone near the speaker
  • Starting at one side, use a spudger to lift and remove the black plastic screw cover at the bottom of the phone near the speaker

  • The cover is attached by several clips, so some force may be required, especially to unclip the first clip.

  • Be careful not to loose the round plastic piece that covers the microphone.

Remove the 2 newly exposed T6 screws Remove the 2 newly exposed T6 screws
  • Remove the 2 newly exposed T6 screws

Starting at the top, insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the frame of the phone. The frame is attached by several clips, so some force may be required to dislodge the first clip.
  • Starting at the top, insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the frame of the phone.

  • The frame is attached by several clips, so some force may be required to dislodge the first clip.

  • Work your tool around the entire edge of the phone, moving as soon as you hear a clip come undone, to avoid breaking the frame.

Carefully, Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the keyboard up off the phone. Carefully, Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the keyboard up off the phone.
  • Carefully, Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the keyboard up off the phone.

Conclusion

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

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