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

  2. Slide the SIM card lock away from the SIM card.
    • Slide the SIM card lock away from the SIM card.

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

    • Unscrew and remove the four T6 Torx screws.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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 :-)

Brgrds Ove

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