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Introduction

This guide demonstrates a walk-through of steps needed to completely dismantle the phone in order to locate the buttons and replace them with new ones.

Parts

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  1. Remove the sliding back cover from case.
    • Remove the sliding back cover from case.

  2. lift the battery and unplug the two pin cable from phone base.
    • lift the battery and unplug the two pin cable from phone base.

  3. Remove the two 10mm screws at the base of the phone .
    • Remove the two 10mm screws at the base of the phone .

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  5. Use the spudger along the edge using a firm but gentle lifting motion.
    • Use the spudger along the edge using a firm but gentle lifting motion.

    • When doing this feel for the hooks that latch the phones front and back cases.

  6. Unscrew a second set of 10mm screws to obtain access to the other side.
    • Unscrew a second set of 10mm screws to obtain access to the other side.

  7. The front of the phone can now be placed to the side
    • The front of the phone can now be placed to the side

    • You will notice the button covers, these display the numerical values and positions of each button

    • These can be placed aside as they will get in the way later.

  8. Now the silicon pads for the phone buttons are exposed.
    • Now the silicon pads for the phone buttons are exposed.

    • These can easily be removed by pulling away the pads from the circuit board.

    • To replace simply align the new pad onto the button positions.

Conclusion

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

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