Introduction

This guide will enable you to replace the keypad in a Samsung SPH-A640 phone.

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  • Press and hold the “End” button until the phone powers off.

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Image 1/2: Remove the bottom cover by sliding it downward, and then remove the battery. Image 2/2: Remove the bottom cover by sliding it downward, and then remove the battery.
  • Turn the phone over on its backside.

  • Remove the bottom cover by sliding it downward, and then remove the battery.

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  • Using a #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove four screws from the bottom half of the phone in the battery compartment. Place screws off to the side.

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  • Using spudger, pry off back cover starting at the bottom corners and moving around the perimeter towards the hinge. Disengaging the clips near the hinge may require some force.

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  • Using tweezers, carefully remove buttons from both sides while removing back cover. Note the positions of the buttons. They must be returned to the proper positions.

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  • Using spudger, disconnect electrical connector near the hinge.

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  • Using flathead screwdriver, lift motherboard away and remove from phone.

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  • Lift, remove and replace key pad.

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Conclusion

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

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