Parts

No parts required.

Slide the back cover down with your thumb.
  • Slide the back cover down with your thumb.

  • *Note: the battery cover is not shown in this picture

Gently lift the battery with a fingernail and remove it from its housing. *Note: the battery may be replaced or repaired at this step
  • Gently lift the battery with a fingernail and remove it from its housing.

  • *Note: the battery may be replaced or repaired at this step

On some models, the front case is screwed down from the back.  Follow steps 5 and 6 FIRST to remove the camera cover and two T6 screws, before removing the faceplate. Use the Spudger to gently pry up the edges of the front face plate At the center of the faceplate edge below the music keys there is a small latch on each side.
  • On some models, the front case is screwed down from the back. Follow steps 5 and 6 FIRST to remove the camera cover and two T6 screws, before removing the faceplate.

  • Use the Spudger to gently pry up the edges of the front face plate

  • At the center of the faceplate edge below the music keys there is a small latch on each side.

Before doing this step, first remove the camera cover and the two t6 screws from the back (steps 5 and 6). Otherwise you will break the cover. This may be a factor only for some revisions (RM-304)

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Lift up the keypad from the bottom with either the spudger or your finger. Note: at this time the keypad can be removed and replaced
  • Lift up the keypad from the bottom with either the spudger or your finger.

  • Note: at this time the keypad can be removed and replaced

Gently unsnap the back camera cover from the phone.
  • Gently unsnap the back camera cover from the phone.

  • Lift the cover from the phone after it is unsnapped.

Use the T6 torx screwdriver head to remove the 2 screws on either side of the camera Flip over the phone and again us the T6 torx head to remove the 4 screws located at each corner of the white keypad base
  • Use the T6 torx screwdriver head to remove the 2 screws on either side of the camera

  • Flip over the phone and again us the T6 torx head to remove the 4 screws located at each corner of the white keypad base

Unclip the faceplate plug (ribbon) located in the lower left corner of the motherboard
  • Unclip the faceplate plug (ribbon) located in the lower left corner of the motherboard

Use the Spudger to pry up the 2 metal clips located near the center of the motherboard on both the left and right At this point the phone should come apart into 2 pieces, the motherboard/LCD screen and the faceplate
  • Use the Spudger to pry up the 2 metal clips located near the center of the motherboard on both the left and right

  • At this point the phone should come apart into 2 pieces, the motherboard/LCD screen and the faceplate

Conclusion

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

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Step 5 and 6 must be performed before step 3, otherwise, you will dislodge the thread from the front plate. so you have to remove the camera cover first, remove the 2 screws then you can remove the front plate without breaking anything.

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