Introduction

This guide is to instruct the reader about the steps on replacing the internal antenna. The phone will have to be disassembled to reach to the antenna. A proper set of Torx (Star) screw-driver is necessary to complete the procedures.

  1. Press and hold the battery release button and slide the battery away from the Nokia logo Press and hold the battery release button and slide the battery away from the Nokia logo
    • Press and hold the battery release button and slide the battery away from the Nokia logo

  2. Slide the SIM card lock away from the SIM card. The SIM card pops out. Remove the SIM card. The SIM card pops out. Remove the SIM card.
    • Slide the SIM card lock away from the SIM card.

    • The SIM card pops out. Remove the SIM card.

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  4. Unscrew and remove the four T6 Torx screws.
    • Unscrew and remove the four T6 Torx screws.

  5. Insert a plastic opening tool between the faceplate and the black backplate. Gently pry them apart, working from the lower end to the upper side of the phone. Insert a plastic opening tool between the faceplate and the black backplate. Gently pry them apart, working from the lower end to the upper side of the phone. Insert a plastic opening tool between the faceplate and the black backplate. Gently pry them apart, working from the lower end to the upper side of the phone.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool between the faceplate and the black backplate. Gently pry them apart, working from the lower end to the upper side of the phone.

  6. Use the plastic opening tool to separate the top part of the backplate. The plastic clips at the top require slightly more force to separate. The plastic clips at the top require slightly more force to separate.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the top part of the backplate.

    • The plastic clips at the top require slightly more force to separate.

  7. Remove the screw holding the antenna to the circuit board. Carefully lift off the antenna from the circuit board.
    • Remove the screw holding the antenna to the circuit board.

    • Carefully lift off the antenna from the circuit board.

Conclusion

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

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Thanks for a nice and helpful instruction.

The rubber power-on button had broken down so I just removed the damaged parts. Now using a toothpick to push the microswitch directly.

Only using the phone indoors for nostalgic reasons, playing Snake :-)

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