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Introduction

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

Parts

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  1. Flip the phone over so the back cover is facing up. Using either a finger or a spudger, press the button located near the top of the phone by the antenna.
    • Flip the phone over so the back cover is facing up.

    • Using either a finger or a spudger, press the button located near the top of the phone by the antenna.

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

    • Push the button near the bottom of the battery using either your finger or the spudger to release the battery.

  3. Using a T6 Torx screwdriver, remove the four screws from the back of the phone.
    • Using a T6 Torx screwdriver, remove the four screws from the back of the phone.

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  5. Simultaneously press the highlighted buttons on both sides of phone. Simultaneously press the highlighted buttons on both sides of phone.
    • Simultaneously press the highlighted buttons on both sides of phone.

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

    • Do not pull the wire connecting the front and back plates.

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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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