Introduction

The front panel is a single piece of plastic covering the motherboard, the earpiece speaker, the buttons, and the LCD display. It's the piece that holds the phone together. If you need to replace any of the components inside of this device, or you just want to replace the front panel itself, you'll need to start with this guide.

Flip the handset over to expose the back panel, and slide the panel out to remove. Flip the handset over to expose the back panel, and slide the panel out to remove.
  • Flip the handset over to expose the back panel, and slide the panel out to remove.

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Carefully remove the two batteries by lifting up from one end.
  • Carefully remove the two batteries by lifting up from one end.

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Remove the two screws behind the battery panel by using a Philips size #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two screws behind the battery panel by using a Philips size #00 screwdriver.

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Using a spudger, open the device by starting from the bottom and working your way to the top.
  • Using a spudger, open the device by starting from the bottom and working your way to the top.

  • This will require some force, so be careful not to break any of the wires inside of the device.

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Once the back has been separated from the rest of the device, carefully place it to the side. Be careful not to completely remove it, however, as there are wires connecting the back to the handset.
  • Once the back has been separated from the rest of the device, carefully place it to the side. Be careful not to completely remove it, however, as there are wires connecting the back to the handset.

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Using the same screwdriver as before, remove the Philips size #00 screw holding the motherboard in place.
  • Using the same screwdriver as before, remove the Philips size #00 screw holding the motherboard in place.

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With the screw removed, the front panel assembly can be separated from the rest of the device.
  • With the screw removed, the front panel assembly can be separated from the rest of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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