Introduction

Outline what you are going to teach someone how to do.

Turn the phone over with the back facing upwards.
  • Turn the phone over with the back facing upwards.

Press your thumb down on the top of the cover and push downwards.
  • Press your thumb down on the top of the cover and push downwards.

Once removed the battery will be connected by 2 wires.
  • Once removed the battery will be connected by 2 wires.

  • Do not pull the red and black wires.

Pull the small, grey connector that is connected to the phone to disconnect the battery pack.
  • Pull the small, grey connector that is connected to the phone to disconnect the battery pack.

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Remove the two 3.175 mm screws with the small Phillips head (PH1) screwdriver on the bottom of the phone next to where the battery was removed. Remove the two 3.175 mm screws with the small Phillips head (PH1) screwdriver on the bottom of the phone next to where the battery was removed.
  • Remove the two 3.175 mm screws with the small Phillips head (PH1) screwdriver on the bottom of the phone next to where the battery was removed.

Once removed, use plastic opening tool to pull the back and front apart in 3 different locations; the bottom and both sides. Once removed, use plastic opening tool to pull the back and front apart in 3 different locations; the bottom and both sides.
  • Once removed, use plastic opening tool to pull the back and front apart in 3 different locations; the bottom and both sides.

After splitting the phone there will be 2 wires that connect the phone's circuit board with the speaker on the back.
  • After splitting the phone there will be 2 wires that connect the phone's circuit board with the speaker on the back.

  • Do not pull the red and black wires.

The circuit board (Large Green) is attached by 1 3.175mm screw in the top, left corner.
  • The circuit board (Large Green) is attached by 1 3.175mm screw in the top, left corner.

  • Remove this screw using a small Phillips head screwdriver (PH!) from the iFixit toolkit.

Once the screw has been removed, the circuit board will be removable.
  • Once the screw has been removed, the circuit board will be removable.

  • Gently remove the circuit board and place it on the back of the phone.

The keyboard will now be accessible. Remove the Bumper Pad (rubber pad behind actual keypad). Remove the keypad.
  • The keyboard will now be accessible. Remove the Bumper Pad (rubber pad behind actual keypad).

  • Remove the keypad.

Clean the pad with cleaning spray and/or a brush. Clean the pad with cleaning spray and/or a brush.
  • Clean the pad with cleaning spray and/or a brush.

Once cleaned, make sure to dry off all of the components entirely.
  • Once cleaned, make sure to dry off all of the components entirely.

Conclusion

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

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