Blackberry Torch 9810 Cursor Key Replacement
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This guide will show you how to replace your cursor key
- Author: Jocelyn Adorno
- Time estimate: 30 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
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Step 1 — Phone cover ¶
Remove the back cover of the phone
Step 2 — Battery ¶
Remove the battery
Step 3 — Remove screws ¶
Unscrew the four screws using the T6 screw driver.
Step 4 — Wiggle Wiggle ¶
Slide the screen up.
Remove front silver trim by using a plastic opening tools and wiggle it off.
Step 5 — More screws that need to go ¶
Once you remove the rim cover, you should find two more screws on the top. Unscrew them with a T-6 screw driver.
Step 6 — Remove the Back ¶
Use the plastic opening tools to remove the entire back off the phone.
Step 7 — Remove Ribbon Cables ¶
Remove the three ribbon cables and the antenna wire by hand.
The cable in red is glued to the metal cap. Peel it upwards towards the battery compartment.
Step 8 — Remove Logic Board ¶
The logic board will easily pull straight out.
Step 9 — Remove Informational Sticker ¶
Remove the black sticker located above the logic board that contains the phone's serial number
Step 10 — Remove More Screws ¶
Behind the black sticker you should find six small yellow screws. Remove them with a T4 torx screwdriver.
Step 11 — Separate the phone ¶
Carefully separate the screen from the body.
Step 12 ¶
Slide the silver plate up and you should find four more screws that need to be removed. Use a T-4 screw driver.
They are on a black cover located on the bottom of the phone. The black cover will come off
Step 13 — Carefully Remove a Ribbion ¶
There is one last orange ribbon cable that needs to be pulled and behind it is the cursor
Step 14 — Cursor Key ¶
Push the cursor upwards and out of the socket.
Gently pull out the white box by pulling straight out of the socket to the right. This is your cursor