Introduction

Here we will teach you how to pull apart the Samsung SCH-R355C and replace the keyboard membrane.

Parts

No parts required.

Pop the back off by pulling down on it.
  • Pop the back off by pulling down on it.

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Take the battery out of the phone. Take the battery out of the phone.
  • Take the battery out of the phone.

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Unscrew all 6 of the 4 mm back screws using a very small "00" Phillips screwdriver Unscrew all 6 of the 4 mm back screws using a very small "00" Phillips screwdriver
  • Unscrew all 6 of the 4 mm back screws using a very small "00" Phillips screwdriver

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Push on the silver part of the phone, under where the battery should be. Be sure to hold onto the back of the case, as that is where the case will break off of.
  • Push on the silver part of the phone, under where the battery should be. Be sure to hold onto the back of the case, as that is where the case will break off of.

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Pry the friction holder on the top left hand side of the motherboard away. This will release the motherboard. Don't rip the cord that attaches the motherboard to the case when you bring the motherboard up or else you will render the phone unusable.
  • Pry the friction holder on the top left hand side of the motherboard away. This will release the motherboard.

  • Don't rip the cord that attaches the motherboard to the case when you bring the motherboard up or else you will render the phone unusable.

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Lift the keyboard membrane from the bottom to take it out and replace it. Lift the keyboard membrane from the bottom to take it out and replace it.
  • Lift the keyboard membrane from the bottom to take it out and replace it.

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Conclusion

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

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