Parts

No parts required.

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

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.

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.

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.

Gently lift up the motherboard. The keypad should now be exposed.
  • Gently lift up the motherboard. The keypad should now be exposed.

Using tweezers, pull on the silver flex ribbon to disconnect it from the motherboard.
  • Using tweezers, pull on the silver flex ribbon to disconnect it from the motherboard.

Remove the motherboard from the back of the phone.
  • Remove the motherboard from the back of the phone.

Conclusion

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

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