Introduction

This guide explains how to clean and replace the keypad of your cell phone.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Lift off your cell phone's back cover. Image 2/2: Lift off your cell phone's back cover.
  • Remove the back cover of your cell phone by pushing the small slider with your fingernail towards the top of the phone.

  • Lift off your cell phone's back cover.

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Image 1/2: Remove the battery from your cell phone. Image 2/2: Remove the battery from your cell phone.
  • Use your index finger to first push down and then lift up the battery as shown.

  • Remove the battery from your cell phone.

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Image 1/2: Lift the cover upwards, starting from the bottom below the keypad. Image 2/2: Lift the cover upwards, starting from the bottom below the keypad.
  • Open the front cover of your cell phone with the plastic opening tool or finger nail.

  • Lift the cover upwards, starting from the bottom below the keypad.

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Image 1/2: If you want to clean your keyboard do not use chemical cleaners or too much water, instead, use a damp cloth. Image 2/2: It may be tricky to get the keypad in the right position while closing the front cover for the reassembly.  Ensure they are aligned properly before closing the front cover!
  • Lift the keypad off of the keyboard as it is not attached to the phone anymore.

  • If you want to clean your keyboard do not use chemical cleaners or too much water, instead, use a damp cloth.

  • It may be tricky to get the keypad in the right position while closing the front cover for the reassembly. Ensure they are aligned properly before closing the front cover!

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Conclusion

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

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