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Introduction

If your Nokia 6030’s keypad works inconsistently, you may need to replace the old keypad with a new one.

After extended use, cell phone keypads become unresponsive. A faulty keypad causes frustrating experiences when attempting to type something on the device or to call someone.

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on replacing your Nokia 6030’s keypad, without the need for any special skills or tools.

  1. Press the grip on the back of the phone and slide the rear housing down towards the bottom of the phone. Press the grip on the back of the phone and slide the rear housing down towards the bottom of the phone. Press the grip on the back of the phone and slide the rear housing down towards the bottom of the phone.
    • Press the grip on the back of the phone and slide the rear housing down towards the bottom of the phone.

  2. Use your finger to gently pull the bottom of the battery up. Lift out battery and remove. Lift out battery and remove.
    • Use your finger to gently pull the bottom of the battery up.

    • Lift out battery and remove.

  3. Use your finger to lift the metal cage up. Remove SIM card. Remove SIM card.
    • Use your finger to lift the metal cage up.

    • Remove SIM card.

  4. Use your finger to close the metal cage.
    • Use your finger to close the metal cage.

  5. Insert both of your thumbs under the two tabs labeled with the arrows and pull the top casing up. then slowly rotate up and over the screen. Insert both of your thumbs under the two tabs labeled with the arrows and pull the top casing up. then slowly rotate up and over the screen. Insert both of your thumbs under the two tabs labeled with the arrows and pull the top casing up. then slowly rotate up and over the screen.
    • Insert both of your thumbs under the two tabs labeled with the arrows and pull the top casing up. then slowly rotate up and over the screen.

  6. After removing the top cover, turn the phone over so the screen is facing upwards. After removing the top cover, turn the phone over so the screen is facing upwards.
    • After removing the top cover, turn the phone over so the screen is facing upwards.

  7. Use your hands to lift the front casing off the phone by pulling above the arrows. Use your hands to lift the front casing off the phone by pulling above the arrows. Use your hands to lift the front casing off the phone by pulling above the arrows.
    • Use your hands to lift the front casing off the phone by pulling above the arrows.

  8. Gently pull the rubber away from the front screen and the buttons will unsocket from the plastic case. Gently pull the rubber away from the front screen and the buttons will unsocket from the plastic case.
    • Gently pull the rubber away from the front screen and the buttons will unsocket from the plastic case.

  9. Remove old keypad and replace it with new keypad. Remove old keypad and replace it with new keypad.
    • Remove old keypad and replace it with new keypad.

Conclusion

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

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