Place your Sony Ericsson W810I screen side down with the battery cover facing up as shown.
  • Place your Sony Ericsson W810I screen side down with the battery cover facing up as shown.

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Remove the battery cover by applying downward pressure on the Singular Symbol and then shifting the pressure towards the bottom edge of the phone.
  • Remove the battery cover by applying downward pressure on the Singular Symbol and then shifting the pressure towards the bottom edge of the phone.

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Lift the bottom of the battery away from the phone with your thumb and rotate until the opening in the bottom of the case is oriented downward.   The battery should slide out. Lift the bottom of the battery away from the phone with your thumb and rotate until the opening in the bottom of the case is oriented downward.   The battery should slide out.
  • Lift the bottom of the battery away from the phone with your thumb and rotate until the opening in the bottom of the case is oriented downward. The battery should slide out.

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Remove the two 3.9mm screws with a Phillips size #00 screwdriver. Remove the two 6.35mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver. Remove the two 6.35mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 3.9mm screws with a Phillips size #00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the two 6.35mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver.

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Run a plastic opening tool along the edge of the back casing while prying it apart to remove it. Run a plastic opening tool along the edge of the back casing while prying it apart to remove it. Run a plastic opening tool along the edge of the back casing while prying it apart to remove it.
  • Run a plastic opening tool along the edge of the back casing while prying it apart to remove it.

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Turn the phone over and open the memory stick compartment. Stick a plastic opening tools into the opening and twist it to gain some leverage.  This should begin separating the front casing from the interior plastic support frame. Stick a plastic opening tools into the opening and twist it to gain some leverage.  This should begin separating the front casing from the interior plastic support frame.
  • Turn the phone over and open the memory stick compartment.

  • Stick a plastic opening tools into the opening and twist it to gain some leverage. This should begin separating the front casing from the interior plastic support frame.

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Run the plastic opening tool upwards along that side, removing the housing. Run the plastic opening tool upwards along that side, removing the housing. Run the plastic opening tool upwards along that side, removing the housing.
  • Run the plastic opening tool upwards along that side, removing the housing.

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Peel the rubber keys away from their backing.  Do not slide them off. Set them aside. Set them aside.
  • Peel the rubber keys away from their backing. Do not slide them off.

  • Set them aside.

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Insert a plastic opening tool under the left side of the keypad backing and start to lift. Lift slowly, as you can damage the ribbon cable underneath if you pull the keypad backing away too forcefully. Lift slowly, as you can damage the ribbon cable underneath if you pull the keypad backing away too forcefully.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool under the left side of the keypad backing and start to lift.

  • Lift slowly, as you can damage the ribbon cable underneath if you pull the keypad backing away too forcefully.

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Insert the plastic opening tool under the ribbon cable attachment and give a small push upwards to dislodge it. Insert the plastic opening tool under the ribbon cable attachment and give a small push upwards to dislodge it. Insert the plastic opening tool under the ribbon cable attachment and give a small push upwards to dislodge it.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool under the ribbon cable attachment and give a small push upwards to dislodge it.

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Remove the indicated 6.35mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver. Remove the indicated 6.35mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver. Remove the indicated 6.35mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver.
  • Remove the indicated 6.35mm screws with a Torx T6 screwdriver.

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Pull LCD screen gently out and the to side.  Do not attempt to pull it completely away from the board below it. Push up on the underside of the cable at the point of attachment with a plastic opening tool to detach it.  The screen can now be separated. Push up on the underside of the cable at the point of attachment with a plastic opening tool to detach it.  The screen can now be separated.
  • Pull LCD screen gently out and the to side. Do not attempt to pull it completely away from the board below it.

  • Push up on the underside of the cable at the point of attachment with a plastic opening tool to detach it. The screen can now be separated.

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Using a plastic opening device, push against the underside of the brown portion of the the ribbon cable to unplug it. Using a plastic opening device, push against the underside of the brown portion of the the ribbon cable to unplug it. Using a plastic opening device, push against the underside of the brown portion of the the ribbon cable to unplug it.
  • Using a plastic opening device, push against the underside of the brown portion of the the ribbon cable to unplug it.

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Using a plastic opening device, separate the top of the motherboard from the rest of the plastic casing.
  • Using a plastic opening device, separate the top of the motherboard from the rest of the plastic casing.

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Pull forwards slightly on the motherboard so that it starts to fall out of the casing. Thread the ribbon cable through the hole in the motherboard so that it does not become caught. Thread the ribbon cable through the hole in the motherboard so that it does not become caught.
  • Pull forwards slightly on the motherboard so that it starts to fall out of the casing.

  • Thread the ribbon cable through the hole in the motherboard so that it does not become caught.

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Conclusion

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

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