Introduction

If problems occur with the button keypad, this guide will show the user how to thoroughly clean them.

Image 1/2: Lift battery cover off of batter and place it to the side Image 2/2: Lift battery cover off of batter and place it to the side
  • Starting from the top of the cover, slide down and away from the phone with your thumb

  • Lift battery cover off of batter and place it to the side

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Image 1/2: Gently pull straight up on the wires until a click is heard which signifies the battery is completely disconnected Image 2/2: Place battery pack to the side
  • Once battery cover is removed, place your thumb and index fingers on the the wires near the receptacle

  • Gently pull straight up on the wires until a click is heard which signifies the battery is completely disconnected

  • Place battery pack to the side

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  • Remove the two 11mm screws inside the battery storage compartment using Phillips #1 screwdriver (located near the very bottom of the phone)

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  • Gently open phone casing along the seam at the bottom of the phone using index and middle fingers of both hands

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Image 1/3: Fold the back shell underneath the front shell and circuit board Image 2/3: Fold the back shell underneath the front shell and circuit board Image 3/3: Fold the back shell underneath the front shell and circuit board
  • Ensure that wired connection between circuit board and back shell is not strained

  • Fold the back shell underneath the front shell and circuit board

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  • Carefully remove the middle two 7mm screws, the outer top 9mm screws, and the top middle 7 mm screw that hold the logic board to the front shell of the phone casing using the Phillips #1 screwdriver

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  • Using index finger and thumb, carefully remove the circuit board from the front shell of phone

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Image 1/3: Gently remove the silicon button pad Image 2/3: Gently remove the silicon button pad Image 3/3: Gently remove the silicon button pad
  • Remove the white plastic sheet covering the button pad with your fingers

  • Gently remove the silicon button pad

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Image 1/2: Repeat process with multiple cotton swabs if needed Image 2/2: Dry the button pad with a clean, soft rag before replacing
  • Wet one end of the cotton swab with water and clean button pad as needed

  • Repeat process with multiple cotton swabs if needed

  • Dry the button pad with a clean, soft rag before replacing

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Conclusion

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

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