Introduction

Follow this guide to properly replace the keyboard.

Push the highlighted button in the direction in which the antenna is pointing. The battery will release and pop up.
  • Push the highlighted button in the direction in which the antenna is pointing. The battery will release and pop up.

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Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery.

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Identify the antenna. It is the extendable plastic component pictured here.
  • Identify the antenna. It is the extendable plastic component pictured here.

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Twist the base in a counter-clockwise motion to unscrew the antenna.
  • Twist the base in a counter-clockwise motion to unscrew the antenna.

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The antenna should slide right out of the phone when finished. The antenna should slide right out of the phone when finished.
  • The antenna should slide right out of the phone when finished.

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Remove the small rubber grommet using a plastic opening tool as shown.
  • Remove the small rubber grommet using a plastic opening tool as shown.

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Unscrew all five of the highlighted screws using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
  • Unscrew all five of the highlighted screws using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the two pieces that form the outer case of the phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the two pieces that form the outer case of the phone.

  • Caution: prying the two pieces apart may be difficult.

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Remove the posterior piece of the outer case.
  • Remove the posterior piece of the outer case.

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Remove the speaker using a plastic opening tool.
  • Remove the speaker using a plastic opening tool.

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Remove the wire attached to the speaker from the logic board using tweezers. Remove the wire attached to the speaker from the logic board using tweezers.
  • Remove the wire attached to the speaker from the logic board using tweezers.

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Detach the highlighted piece from the logic board using a plastic opening tool.
  • Detach the highlighted piece from the logic board using a plastic opening tool.

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Remove the logic board from the anterior piece of the outer case using the plastic opening tool. Remove the logic board from the anterior piece of the outer case using the plastic opening tool.
  • Remove the logic board from the anterior piece of the outer case using the plastic opening tool.

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Remove the keyboard.
  • Remove the keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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