Introduction

Introduction

This guide shows how to remove and replace the antenna of the Nokia 2630b after full disassembly of the phone.

Image 1/2: Pull the battery cover away from the phone Image 2/2: Pull the battery cover away from the phone
  • Press the release buttons located on either side of the battery cover

  • Pull the battery cover away from the phone

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  • Gently pull the battery out of the phone with your fingers

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Image 1/1: The T5 bit has a star shaped end and has "T5" engraved on the side of the bit for easy identification
  • Remove the two screws on either side of the battery case using the microscrewdriver using the T5 bit

    • The T5 bit has a star shaped end and has "T5" engraved on the side of the bit for easy identification

  • NOTE: Keep the screws in a safe place while you continue working.

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Image 1/3: NOTE: The keypad is a loose piece and may fall out Image 2/3: NOTE: The keypad is a loose piece and may fall out Image 3/3: NOTE: The keypad is a loose piece and may fall out
  • Separate the front case from the back case using the iPod opener

  • NOTE: The keypad is a loose piece and may fall out

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Image 1/1: NOTE: Keep the screws in a safe place while you continue working
  • Remove screws using the same T5 screw bit to release the computer chip from the case

  • NOTE: Keep the screws in a safe place while you continue working

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  • Carefully lift the black frame off the screen with your fingers

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  • Carefully remove the computer chip and screen out of the black case with your fingers

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Image 1/2: Carefully detach the ribbon from the motherboard using your fingers Image 2/2: Carefully detach the ribbon from the motherboard using your fingers
  • The screen is attached to the motherboard by an orange ribbon

  • Carefully detach the ribbon from the motherboard using your fingers

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  • Reattach new screen by connecting the orange ribbon to the computer chip

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  • Place computer chip and screen back into black case

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  • Place black frame back over screen

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  • Carefully place keypad back in place

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  • Snap the front case back in place with the bottom case with your fingers

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  • Reassemble screws with microscrewdriver

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  • Slide battery back into place

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  • Snap battery cover back into place

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Image 1/2: Unscrew all four screws using a "T-5" star shaped screw driver, turning counter-clockwise. Image 2/2: Unscrew all four screws using a "T-5" star shaped screw driver, turning counter-clockwise.
  • Locate the four screws that secure the back case to the rest of the phone.

  • Unscrew all four screws using a "T-5" star shaped screw driver, turning counter-clockwise.

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Image 1/3: Holding the rear case, applying pressure to the back of the phone near the location of the battery in order to separate the two components. Image 2/3: Holding the rear case, applying pressure to the back of the phone near the location of the battery in order to separate the two components. Image 3/3: Holding the rear case, applying pressure to the back of the phone near the location of the battery in order to separate the two components.
  • DO NOT PULL APART! There is a wire attaching the speaker to the rear case. It is very important to NOT sever this connection. Because of this, the rear case does not completely detach from the rest of the phone.

  • Holding the rear case, applying pressure to the back of the phone near the location of the battery in order to separate the two components.

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Image 1/1: You should be able to remove the antenna with minimal effort.
  • The antenna is the "L" shaped device located on the top of the phone in between the back case and the board.

  • You should be able to remove the antenna with minimal effort.

  • To put in a new antenna, place it in the same location as the old one. There is no need to connect to any hardware on the phone.

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Image 1/1: When reinstalling the keyboard, make sure it is in the correct position before screwing the case back together.
  • To reassemble the device, follow the instructions in reverse order.

  • When reinstalling the keyboard, make sure it is in the correct position before screwing the case back together.

  • When reinstalling the battery, make sure the contacts of the battery connect to the contacts on the phone.

    • The red square in the photo indicates the position of the brass contacts of the battery.

    • The photo displays the correct orientation of the battery.

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