Introduction

If the power button is broken or does not press properly, replace the small plastic button.

Be sure cell phone is off before you begin to disassemble the phone.
  • Be sure cell phone is off before you begin to disassemble the phone.

  • Press the button on the bottom of the back of the cell phone.

  • Slide rear panel down and remove it.

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Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out.
  • Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out.

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  • Insert the plastic opening tool under the faceplate.

  • Separate the faceplate from main body by twisting the prying tool with some force.

  • The faceplate is held by three plastic fasteners, so pry evenly on both sides of phone.

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  • With the faceplate removed, simply peel off rubber key pad and remove.

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  • Locate and remove the six screws on the front of the phone using a T6 Torx.

    • All 6 screws are 6.9mm long.

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  • After removing screws, lift the motherboard assembly straight off the cell phone body.

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  • With the motherboard and LCD unit removed, gently pull the power button out of its housing.

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Conclusion

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

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