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.

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

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Push and hold the button on the back toward the direction of the arrow to unlock the battery.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Unscrew all four, 5mm Tri-Wing screws.

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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Place the plastic opening tool underneath the motherboard and gently lift up.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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