Introduction

Step-by-step guide to replacing your phone's keypad buttons.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip phone to see back cover. Using either finger or spugder tool press button located  near the top of phone by the antenna.
  • Flip phone to see back cover.

  • Using either finger or spugder tool press button located near the top of phone by the antenna.

Pry up back plate from phone to reveal battery. Push button near bottom of battery using either your finger of the spudger.  This will release the battery.
  • Pry up back plate from phone to reveal battery.

  • Push button near bottom of battery using either your finger of the spudger. This will release the battery.

Using a T6 Torx Screwdriver remove the four torxs on the back of the phone.
  • Using a T6 Torx Screwdriver remove the four torxs on the back of the phone.

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Simultaneously press indicated buttons on both sides of phone. Simultaneously press indicated buttons on both sides of phone.
  • Simultaneously press indicated buttons on both sides of phone.

Separate back plate from the rest of phone.
  • Separate back plate from the rest of phone.

  • Make sure to not pull, there is a wire (circled on image) connecting the two plates.

Gently lift logic board from back plate.
  • Gently lift logic board from back plate.

Place logic board on front cover. Unsnap orange wire that connects the logic board to keypad sensor to allow the logic board to move freely.
  • Place logic board on front cover.

  • Unsnap orange wire that connects the logic board to keypad sensor to allow the logic board to move freely.

Once logic board is removed lift the green keypad sensor for the front plate. Once logic board is removed lift the green keypad sensor for the front plate.
  • Once logic board is removed lift the green keypad sensor for the front plate.

To replace keypad buttons, lift off white tray containing buttons. To replace keypad buttons, lift off white tray containing buttons.
  • To replace keypad buttons, lift off white tray containing buttons.

Conclusion

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

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