Introduction

The keypad is easy to remove and replace

Parts

No parts required.

Rotate the phone onto its front side so that the LCD screen is facing away from you.
  • Rotate the phone onto its front side so that the LCD screen is facing away from you.

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Remove the battery by pressing down on the battery release button while sliding the battery downwards. Remove the battery by pressing down on the battery release button while sliding the battery downwards. Remove the battery by pressing down on the battery release button while sliding the battery downwards.
  • Remove the battery by pressing down on the battery release button while sliding the battery downwards.

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Remove the four small black screws that secure the back phone panel using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the four small black screws that secure the back phone panel using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Complete removal of screws may not be necessary.

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Carefully separate the front and back panels by gently prying them apart.  Start at the bottom of the phone (near the AC charger input). Volume control button will be unsecured and may fall out as soon as the panels are separated. Gentle force may be required to separate the panels at the top latch.
  • Carefully separate the front and back panels by gently prying them apart. Start at the bottom of the phone (near the AC charger input).

  • Volume control button will be unsecured and may fall out as soon as the panels are separated.

  • Gentle force may be required to separate the panels at the top latch.

  • There are two wires connecting the front and back panels. Be careful not to rip these wires out when separating the panels.

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Using your nails, tweezers, or any precise grabbing tool, pinch the antenna wire connector (clear plastic plug) and pull gently. It should pop out rather easily. Using your nails, tweezers, or any precise grabbing tool, pinch the antenna wire connector (clear plastic plug) and pull gently. It should pop out rather easily.
  • Using your nails, tweezers, or any precise grabbing tool, pinch the antenna wire connector (clear plastic plug) and pull gently. It should pop out rather easily.

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Put aside the back panel. You will only be working with the front panel from here on.
  • Put aside the back panel. You will only be working with the front panel from here on.

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Take out the key pad by pressing the keys on the face of the phone and pulling the rubber keypad from the other side. Take out the key pad by pressing the keys on the face of the phone and pulling the rubber keypad from the other side.
  • Take out the key pad by pressing the keys on the face of the phone and pulling the rubber keypad from the other side.

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Conclusion

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

Alex Martinez

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