Introduction

Make sure you have followed the prerequisite guide of removing the battery before proceeding with this guide.

Depress the gray button on the back panel of the cell phone.
  • Depress the gray button on the back panel of the cell phone.

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Press down and slide the back panel to remove it from the phone, while continuing to hold the gray button.
  • Press down and slide the back panel to remove it from the phone, while continuing to hold the gray button.

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Carefully remove the battery from the phone, prying from the top.
  • Carefully remove the battery from the phone, prying from the top.

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Pry off the top cover on the back of the phone.
  • Pry off the top cover on the back of the phone.

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You will then remove the screws from the back of the phone.
  • You will then remove the screws from the back of the phone.

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Next you will pry apart the two halves of the phone.
  • Next you will pry apart the two halves of the phone.

  • Make sure you do not to damage the ribbon cable connecting both halves

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Then use the plastic opening tool to remove the motherboard from the front half of the phone.
  • Then use the plastic opening tool to remove the motherboard from the front half of the phone.

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Next you will peel off the keypad after the motherboard is removed.
  • Next you will peel off the keypad after the motherboard is removed.

  • Be sure you do not to tear the brown connector tape.

  • Lastly insert the new keypad.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device follow these instructions in reverse order.

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