Introduction

General Maintenance on Motorola V276 keypad

Locate the silver button on the back of the phone, near the bottom.
  • Locate the silver button on the back of the phone, near the bottom.

  • Press down the button with one hand whilst sliding the back cover of the phone away from the antenna.

  • The back cover should slide off easily.

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Insert a plastic spudger near one corner of the battery (preferably one furthest from the phone's antenna).
  • Insert a plastic spudger near one corner of the battery (preferably one furthest from the phone's antenna).

  • With a firm grip, gently lift the end of your tool up. The battery should easily raise out of its place.

  • Now that the battery is exposed, use your fingers to remove the it from the phone.

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Note the metal connections on the phone, which are now exposed with the battery removed. There are corresponding metal connectors on the replacement battery.
  • Note the metal connections on the phone, which are now exposed with the battery removed.

  • There are corresponding metal connectors on the replacement battery.

  • When you install the battery, be sure both connectors are matched up. Otherwise, your battery will be unable to supply power to your phone.

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Use Spudger to remove rubber plug from upper left corner of the back of the phone
  • Use Spudger to remove rubber plug from upper left corner of the back of the phone

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Using a Torx T6 screwdriver, remove the 4 screws holding the back plate of the phone in place
  • Using a Torx T6 screwdriver, remove the 4 screws holding the back plate of the phone in place

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There will be three tabs holding the back plastic plate in To remove the back plate, pull the tabs towards the outside of the phone and lift the plate up simultaneously Be careful when removing the back plate; don't put too much stress on the back plate or the plastic may snap
  • There will be three tabs holding the back plastic plate in

  • To remove the back plate, pull the tabs towards the outside of the phone and lift the plate up simultaneously

  • Be careful when removing the back plate; don't put too much stress on the back plate or the plastic may snap

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Remove the flex from the mother board using the Spudger Be delicate while removing the ribbon cable because it is slightly fragile and it is necessary for the phone to function Be delicate while removing the ribbon cable because it is slightly fragile and it is necessary for the phone to function
  • Remove the flex from the mother board using the Spudger

  • Be delicate while removing the ribbon cable because it is slightly fragile and it is necessary for the phone to function

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Gently peel back the motherboard from the main part of the phone.
  • Gently peel back the motherboard from the main part of the phone.

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Peel back keypad starting from the top of the phone
  • Peel back keypad starting from the top of the phone

  • You can clean or replace the keypad once you have removed it from the phone

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