Introduction

Use this guide to replace the keypad.

  1. 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

  2. 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.

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

    • 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.

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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