Introduction

Prior to this step, remove battery, phone backing, and motherboard

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the back battery plate from the phone using a T6 Torx screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the back battery plate from the phone using a T6 Torx screwdriver.

  • The screw does not need to be removed completely, the back battery plate will unhinge from the phone.

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Using the T6 Torx screwdriver, remove the two screws located at the bottom of the back of the phone. Find the seam between the front and back of the phone
  • Using the T6 Torx screwdriver, remove the two screws located at the bottom of the back of the phone.

  • Find the seam between the front and back of the phone

  • Pry the seam open using a plastic opening tool, or your fingers.

  • Some force is required

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Locate the four metal clips holding the motherboard onto the phone.
  • Locate the four metal clips holding the motherboard onto the phone.

  • Pull the clips away from the motherboard while lifting the motherboard out of the case.

  • The motherboard is attached to the case by a fragile cable, do not apply any stress to the cable.

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Place the motherboard down so that the screen is facing up. Grab the small brown connector plug at the sides with a fingernail or tweezers and flip it up.
  • Place the motherboard down so that the screen is facing up.

  • Grab the small brown connector plug at the sides with a fingernail or tweezers and flip it up.

  • Locate, but do not disconnect, the four screen clips.

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Flip the motherboard over so that the screen is facing down. Again, be careful not to put stress on the speaker cable.
  • Flip the motherboard over so that the screen is facing down.

  • Again, be careful not to put stress on the speaker cable.

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Remove keypad circuit board by lifting up circuit board while pulling clip.
  • Remove keypad circuit board by lifting up circuit board while pulling clip.

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  • Remove rubber keypad

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  • Insert new rubber keypad.

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Conclusion

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

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