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Introduction

Replace the keyboard!!

  1. On the back of the device, locate the 3 rubber plugs, and use a plastic spudger to remove them.
    • On the back of the device, locate the 3 rubber plugs, and use a plastic spudger to remove them.

  2. Use the T6 Torx Screwdriver to remove all 4 screws. You have to first remove the Stylus to  access the 4th screw.
    • Use the T6 Torx Screwdriver to remove all 4 screws.

    • You have to first remove the Stylus to access the 4th screw.

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  4. Using a plastic opening tool, carefully separate the front and back cases. Note: The antenna will detach from the phone.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully separate the front and back cases.

    • Note: The antenna will detach from the phone.

  5. Using a T6 Torx Screwdriver, remove the two screws. The motherboard will now be loose from the front case.
    • Using a T6 Torx Screwdriver, remove the two screws.

    • The motherboard will now be loose from the front case.

  6. Using the spudger, flip open the clasp that holds the data ribbon in place.
    • Using the spudger, flip open the clasp that holds the data ribbon in place.

  7. Pull out the ribbon.
    • Pull out the ribbon.

    • The keyboard will disconnect from the phone.

Conclusion

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

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