Introduction

Want to replace your keypad with a new one? Follow the steps provided, and you'll have it working in no time.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the phone over so that the back is visible.
  • Flip the phone over so that the back is visible.

  • Push down on the silver button using your fingernail or thumbnail. Push down all the way until the button stops.

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While holding down the silver button, simultaneously pull downward on the rear cover, then lift it off to reveal the battery. This will only take a moment to do. This will only take a moment to do.
  • While holding down the silver button, simultaneously pull downward on the rear cover, then lift it off to reveal the battery.

  • This will only take a moment to do.

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Using your thumbnail and fingernail, grip the battery where indicated as "pull here" and lift the battery upward, starting at that side. Remove the battery completely by lifting it straight out of the phone. Remove the battery completely by lifting it straight out of the phone.
  • Using your thumbnail and fingernail, grip the battery where indicated as "pull here" and lift the battery upward, starting at that side.

  • Remove the battery completely by lifting it straight out of the phone.

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When replacing the battery, ensure that the side that has the "pull here" arrows goes toward the bottom of the phone. Place the side of the battery with the metallic contacts in toward the inside of the phone, making a full connection with the contacts within the phone (shown in the red rectangle).
  • When replacing the battery, ensure that the side that has the "pull here" arrows goes toward the bottom of the phone. Place the side of the battery with the metallic contacts in toward the inside of the phone, making a full connection with the contacts within the phone (shown in the red rectangle).

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Using a small flat head screwdriver or your fingernail, remove the rubber covers near the top of the phone Using a small flat head screwdriver or your fingernail, remove the rubber covers near the top of the phone Using a small flat head screwdriver or your fingernail, remove the rubber covers near the top of the phone
  • Using a small flat head screwdriver or your fingernail, remove the rubber covers near the top of the phone

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There are four Torx screws located on the four corners of the rear panel Remove all four screws using the T6 Torx Screwdriver. Remove all four screws using the T6 Torx Screwdriver.
  • There are four Torx screws located on the four corners of the rear panel

  • Remove all four screws using the T6 Torx Screwdriver.

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Unscrew the antenna. Remove the antenna protective tubing Remove the antenna protective tubing
  • Unscrew the antenna.

  • Remove the antenna protective tubing

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There are four light gray tabs located around the phone (two on each side) Using your finger nail or a flat head screwdriver, pull the gray tab away from the body while simultaneously lifting upward on the black rear panel. Once all four tabs are removed, lift up the back panel to reveal the interior logic board.
  • There are four light gray tabs located around the phone (two on each side)

  • Using your finger nail or a flat head screwdriver, pull the gray tab away from the body while simultaneously lifting upward on the black rear panel.

  • Once all four tabs are removed, lift up the back panel to reveal the interior logic board.

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Make sure the phone appears as shown after removing the rear panel.
  • Make sure the phone appears as shown after removing the rear panel.

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Gently lift up the logic board by placing your index finger at the top while keeping your thumb at the bottom of the phone for leverage. Gently lift up the logic board by placing your index finger at the top while keeping your thumb at the bottom of the phone for leverage. Gently lift up the logic board by placing your index finger at the top while keeping your thumb at the bottom of the phone for leverage.
  • Gently lift up the logic board by placing your index finger at the top while keeping your thumb at the bottom of the phone for leverage.

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Gently remove the keypad from the phone by getting a grip on the top of the keypad and slowly peeling it top to bottom. Gently remove the keypad from the phone by getting a grip on the top of the keypad and slowly peeling it top to bottom. Gently remove the keypad from the phone by getting a grip on the top of the keypad and slowly peeling it top to bottom.
  • Gently remove the keypad from the phone by getting a grip on the top of the keypad and slowly peeling it top to bottom.

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Conclusion

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

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