Introduction

Use this guide to replace or clean the volume rocker button in your Samsung Gravity TXT.

  1. Pry the back cover off with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the indentation on the bottom of the device.
    • Pry the back cover off with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the indentation on the bottom of the device.

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  2. Lift the back cover away from the main body of the phone.
    • Lift the back cover away from the main body of the phone.

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    • Insert your finger in the groove below the battery.

    • Press the battery toward the audio jack while lifting upward and away from the phone.

    • Remember to place the battery back with the copper contacts on the battery lined up with those on the phone.

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    • Using your finger, push the SIM Card down and slide out of the slot.

      • Slide the SIM card out enough to grab it firmly.

    • Remove the SIM card away from the phone.

    • Follow the visual on the bottom of the SIM card slot to put the SIM card back in the correct orientation.

      • When sliding the SIM Card back in the slot, make sure the card goes all the way in the slot until it hits the stopper.

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    • Using your fingernail, push the microSD card slightly deeper into the slot, until you hear a click.

    • The removal of the battery is not required for this operation; therefore, step 3 can be skipped if just replacing the microSD card.

    • After the click, release the microSD card to allow it to pop out.

    • Remove the microSD card from its slot

    • When placing the microSD card back in the phone, make sure the card clicks in place.

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    • Remove the six 3 mm #00 Phillips screws in the plastic back frame.

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    • Slide the keyboard out.

    • Use a Jimmy to separate a small segment of the plastic back frame from rest of the phone.

      • Starting at the bottom of the keyboard is recommended.

    • Slide an opening pick around the rest of the seam, starting at the gap just created with the Jimmy.

      • You will have to slide the keyboard back in to separate the back frame from the top have of the keyboard slider.

    • Lift the plastic back frame away.

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    • Unhook the volume rocker tether with a pair of tweezers or the pointed end of a spudger.

      • The button and tether will be in the plastic back frame

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    • Push the + end of the volume rocker toward the inside of the back frame until it rolls over the "+ end" retainer feature on the frame.

      • You may have to use the back end of a plastic opening tool or solid object to press the + side far enough to release it.

    • New line.Lift the button out of its slot in the frame.

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Conclusion

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

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