Introduction

Once the back cover, battery, motherboard, and keypad have been removed, the keypad cover will be accessible for removal.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Once the battery cover pops up, slide the cover towards the top of the phone and lift up. Image 2/2: Once the battery cover pops up, slide the cover towards the top of the phone and lift up.
  • Slide the cover release button towards the bottom of the phone

  • Once the battery cover pops up, slide the cover towards the top of the phone and lift up.

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  • Push the battery towards the top of the phone and lift up.

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Image 1/3: Remove the plastic case back cover by gently pulling it away from the body of the phone, starting at one edge and working your way down to the other. Image 2/3: Remove the plastic case back cover by gently pulling it away from the body of the phone, starting at one edge and working your way down to the other. Image 3/3: Remove the plastic case back cover by gently pulling it away from the body of the phone, starting at one edge and working your way down to the other.
  • With a T5 screwdriver, unscrew the four T5 sized screws that hold the case back cover onto the rest of the case.

  • Remove the plastic case back cover by gently pulling it away from the body of the phone, starting at one edge and working your way down to the other.

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Image 1/3: Peel the motherboard off of the keypad. The two pieces are glued together and separate without much effort. Image 2/3: The motherboard should now be completely disconnected from the phone. Image 3/3: The motherboard should now be completely disconnected from the phone.
  • Lift the motherboard away from the case of the phone, being careful not to break the wire that goes up into the hinge.

  • Peel the motherboard off of the keypad. The two pieces are glued together and separate without much effort.

  • The motherboard should now be completely disconnected from the phone.

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Image 1/2: Gently pry off the cable connecting the keypad sensor. The keypad sensor should now be completely separated from the phone. Image 2/2: Gently pry off the cable connecting the keypad sensor. The keypad sensor should now be completely separated from the phone.
  • Once the motherboard has been removed from the keypad, the keypad sensor can be detached from the phone at the hinge.

  • Gently pry off the cable connecting the keypad sensor. The keypad sensor should now be completely separated from the phone.

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Image 1/2: Care must be taken when inserting a new keypad cover. The keypad cover will have to be lined up to the corresponding holes of the phone casing. Image 2/2: Care must be taken when inserting a new keypad cover. The keypad cover will have to be lined up to the corresponding holes of the phone casing.
  • Once the keypad has been removed, the keypad cover can be easily peeled back from the front phone cover molding.

  • Care must be taken when inserting a new keypad cover. The keypad cover will have to be lined up to the corresponding holes of the phone casing.

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Conclusion

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

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