Introduction

To replace the keypad, only a small amount of disassembly is required.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Press down on the small gray button located on the back of the phone. Image 2/3: Slide the back plate down and off. Image 3/3: Slide the back plate down and off.
  • To prevent shock, press down on the power button located on the top of the phone until the phone shuts off.

  • Press down on the small gray button located on the back of the phone.

  • Slide the back plate down and off.

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Image 1/2: Then, insert your thumb in the groove below the battery and push the battery up and out. Image 2/2: Then, insert your thumb in the groove below the battery and push the battery up and out.
  • To remove the battery, begin by holding the phone sideways.

  • Then, insert your thumb in the groove below the battery and push the battery up and out.

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Image 1/3: Turn the front of the phone to face you. Find the two small square holes on the bottom left and right sides of the faceplate. Image 2/3: Insert the spudger into each square hole and push up to detach the face plate. Image 3/3: Insert the spudger into each square hole and push up to detach the face plate.
  • Locate the spudger. A photo of the correct spudger is provided to the left.

  • Turn the front of the phone to face you. Find the two small square holes on the bottom left and right sides of the faceplate.

  • Insert the spudger into each square hole and push up to detach the face plate.

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Image 1/2: Pull the face plate up and off of the phone. Image 2/2: To remove the keypad, simply lift it off the phone.
  • Note: The keypad will be loose and may fall off during this step.

  • Pull the face plate up and off of the phone.

  • To remove the keypad, simply lift it off the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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