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

No parts required.

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  • Remove the sliding back cover from case.

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

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

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Image 1/1: When doing this feel for the hooks that latch the phones front and back cases.
  • 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.

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

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Image 1/1: You will notice the button covers, these display the numerical values and positions of each button
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: These can easily be removed by pulling away the pads from the circuit board.
  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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