Introduction

This guide will help you replace the keypad on your Sanyo-PM 8200 flip phone. In order to replace it, you will need to remove the back casing from the device and lift the motherboard.

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  • Power down the phone by holding down the red "end" button.

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Image 1/1: Lift and remove the battery from the back of the phone.
  • Push and hold the button on the back toward the direction of the arrow to unlock the battery.

  • Lift and remove the battery from the back of the phone.

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  • Use a push pin or tweezers to remove the neoprene screw-cover located on the upper, left corner of the back casing.

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  • Unscrew all four, 5mm Tri-Wing screws.

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Image 1/2: This step may require extra force. But too much force could break the back casing. Image 2/2: Remove the headphone jack cover when separating the back casing. The headphone jack is located on the opposite side of the antenna.
  • Pry the back casing off the device using a spudger. Work your way along the edges to completely separate the back casing from the device.

  • This step may require extra force. But too much force could break the back casing.

  • Remove the headphone jack cover when separating the back casing. The headphone jack is located on the opposite side of the antenna.

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Image 1/2: Remove the Readylink and volume control buttons from the other side of the phone. Image 2/2: Remove the Readylink and volume control buttons from the other side of the phone.
  • Remove the camera and call keys from the side of the phone where the antenna is located.

  • Remove the Readylink and volume control buttons from the other side of the phone.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage the flex cable ribbon connecting the motherboard to the device.
  • Place the plastic opening tool underneath the motherboard and gently lift up.

  • Be careful not to damage the flex cable ribbon connecting the motherboard to the device.

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Image 1/3: Place the plastic opening tool underneath the keypad and gently push the keypad towards the motherboard. Image 2/3: Remove the keypad. Image 3/3: Remove the keypad.
  • Flip open the phone to reveal the keypad.

  • Place the plastic opening tool underneath the keypad and gently push the keypad towards the motherboard.

  • Remove the keypad.

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Conclusion

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

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