Introduction

We will teach you how to successfully take apart the phone system to do any repairs and be able to fully but it back together.

Parts

No parts required.

Unplug the phone from the base by detaching the RJ-11 plug.
  • Unplug the phone from the base by detaching the RJ-11 plug.

  • Flip the base upside down, and use the Phillips #01 screwdriver to unscrew the seven screws(Head size: 5.11mm, length: 8.6mm) on the underside of the base.

Using the spudger, separate the top shell of the base from the bottom shell from the base.
  • Using the spudger, separate the top shell of the base from the bottom shell from the base.

  • Use care when separating the base so the ribbon cable between the top shell circuit board and the bottom shell circuit board is not damaged!

Unscrew the 3 screws(Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.6 mm) from the top shell circuit board.
  • Unscrew the 3 screws(Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.6 mm) from the top shell circuit board.

Unscrew the 2 screws (Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.66) on the small circuit board in the top shell.
  • Unscrew the 2 screws (Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.66) on the small circuit board in the top shell.

Disconnect the ribbon cable from the bottom shell circuit board.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable from the bottom shell circuit board.

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Release the speaker from the locking pin by pushing down on each ending side of the pin and pushing it away from the speaker.
  • Release the speaker from the locking pin by pushing down on each ending side of the pin and pushing it away from the speaker.

Remove rubber keyboard underlay from top shell.
  • Remove rubber keyboard underlay from top shell.

Push the keyboard plastic keyboard pieces out of the top shell.
  • Push the keyboard plastic keyboard pieces out of the top shell.

Unscrew bottom shell circuit board screws(Head size: 4mm Length: 8.6mm).
  • Unscrew bottom shell circuit board screws(Head size: 4mm Length: 8.6mm).

The disassemble  of the phone base is complete!
  • The disassemble of the phone base is complete!

  • Now this guide will move on to taking apart one of the handsets.

Slide the battery cover off of the handset, and unplug the battery.
  • Slide the battery cover off of the handset, and unplug the battery.

Remove the battery, and unscrew the two screws(Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.6 mm).
  • Remove the battery, and unscrew the two screws(Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.6 mm).

Use spudger to separate the phone shell.
  • Use spudger to separate the phone shell.

Unscrew the two screws(Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.6mm) on the bottom shell keeping the speaker locking pin in place.
  • Unscrew the two screws(Head Size: 4mm Length: 8.6mm) on the bottom shell keeping the speaker locking pin in place.

Conclusion

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

Nicholas Weeks

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