Introduction

Use this guide to replace your Samsung SGH A707 phone's keypad.

Press on the markings on the cover and pull it down to reveal the battery.
  • Press on the markings on the cover and pull it down to reveal the battery.

Use your fingers to pull the battery out of its position. You may also flip the phone and the battery will fall out.
  • Use your fingers to pull the battery out of its position. You may also flip the phone and the battery will fall out.

Here is the phone without the battery.
  • Here is the phone without the battery.

Unscrew the six screws on the back of the phone using the Phillips #0 screw driver. Unscrew the six screws on the back of the phone using the Phillips #0 screw driver.
  • Unscrew the six screws on the back of the phone using the Phillips #0 screw driver.

Use the prying tool the pry off the phone's plastic frame.
  • Use the prying tool the pry off the phone's plastic frame.

New Battery = Faster iPhone
Fix Kits starting at $16.99
Use the prying tool to disconnect the rectangular connector. Use the prying tool to disconnect the rectangular connector. Use the prying tool to disconnect the rectangular connector.
  • Use the prying tool to disconnect the rectangular connector.

Use the prying tool to disconnect the small connector.
  • Use the prying tool to disconnect the small connector.

Gently pull off the circuit board.
  • Gently pull off the circuit board.

Here is the phone without the logic board.
  • Here is the phone without the logic board.

Hold the phone and gently separate the circuit board that holds the dome switches and the front face of the phone, revealing the rubber keyboard.
  • Hold the phone and gently separate the circuit board that holds the dome switches and the front face of the phone, revealing the rubber keyboard.

Here is the phone without the dome switch circuit board.
  • Here is the phone without the dome switch circuit board.

Here is the phone and the rubber keyboard. Here is the phone and the rubber keyboard.
  • Here is the phone and the rubber keyboard.

Here is the rubber keyboard and the dome switch circuit board. A quick inspection of these elements can reveal keypad malfunctions. Look for dirt or debris that do not belong there.
  • Here is the rubber keyboard and the dome switch circuit board. A quick inspection of these elements can reveal keypad malfunctions. Look for dirt or debris that do not belong there.

Conclusion

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

yfm

Member since: 11/06/2012

10 Reputation

7 Guides authored

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 2

All Time: 433