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Alcatel OneTouch Pop Icon Control Buttons Replacement

In this guide you will remove the power and volume control buttons.

  • Author: Matthew Sheldon
  • Time estimate: 10 - 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Replacing the control buttons is a moderately difficult process that is best done if you are comfortable working with the internal components of electronics. Make sure, that when using the metal spudger that may cause electrostatic discharge, to ground yourself by touching a metal object before using the spudger.

Step 1 Control Buttons  ¶ 

Lift the latch and gently remove the ribbon from the latch.

Step 1 Control Buttons  ¶ 

  • Lift the latch and gently remove the ribbon from the latch.

Step 2  ¶ 

Use the metal spudger to gently pry the control buttons from the case. The control buttons are glued to the case and are on a computer ribbon.  When removing them it is best to  move between them so as to avoid damaging them.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Use the metal spudger to gently pry the control buttons from the case.

  • The control buttons are glued to the case and are on a computer ribbon. When removing them it is best to move between them so as to avoid damaging them.

  • Make sure to use a plastic opening tool or nylon spudger before attempting to use a metal spudger. Metal spudgers can potentially damage your device.