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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

Step 1 Phone cover  ¶ 

Remove the back cover of the phone Remove the back cover of the phone

Step 1 Phone cover  ¶ 

  • Remove the back cover of the phone

Step 2 Battery  ¶ 

Remove the battery

Step 2 Battery  ¶ 

  • Remove the battery

Step 3 Remove screws  ¶ 

Unscrew the four screws using the T6 screw driver.

Step 3 Remove screws  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the four screws using the T6 screw driver.

  • If you remove the screw in red, you void the warranty!

Step 4 Wiggle Wiggle  ¶ 

Slide the screen up. Remove front silver trim by using a plastic opening tools and wiggle it off.

Step 4 Wiggle Wiggle  ¶ 

  • Slide the screen up.

  • Remove front silver trim by using a plastic opening tools and wiggle it off.

  • This is difficult to remove, but it should come off if you do it with caution.

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 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. Use the plastic opening tools to remove the entire back off the phone. Use the plastic opening tools to remove the entire back off the phone.

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.

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 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 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 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 11 Separate the phone  ¶ 

  • Carefully separate the screen from the body.

  • Make sure to be extra careful with the ribbon!

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.

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 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 Gently pull out the white box by pulling straight out of the socket to the right. This is your 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