Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the Motorola i886 slide-out keyboard.

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  • Undo the headphone jack and USB port cover with your fingertip. Place your middle finger in the indent on the upper left side of the back of the phone.

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  • Pull back until cover is removed. Place cover aside.

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  • Locate battery and use your index finger to grasp the upper left side of the battery and pull back to remove. Set battery aside.

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  • Locate and use your thumb to slide the SIM card to the right until it is removed and set it aside.

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  • Remove eight black .4 centimeter screws on the top, bottom, and sides of the phone with a T5 Torx screwdriver by inserting it into the screws and turning it to the left. Set screws aside.

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Image 1/1: Insert the plastic opening tool between the loosened casing and the rest of the phone and pry the two pieces apart to remove the casing.
  • Loosen four fastener pieces on the side and bottom with a plastic opening tool to pry them backwards.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the loosened casing and the rest of the phone and pry the two pieces apart to remove the casing.

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Image 1/1: Use your fingertips to lift up the circuit board and lay it on the side of the phone. Note that the two pieces are attached by a gold and black strip.
  • Remove the .3 centimeter silver screw with the T5 Torx screwdriver.

  • Use your fingertips to lift up the circuit board and lay it on the side of the phone. Note that the two pieces are attached by a gold and black strip.

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  • Locate and grip the black, white, and blue keyboard layer with your fingernail, lift up to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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