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LG VX8700 Keypad Replacement

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Step-by-step guide on how to remove the keypad in the LG VX8700.

  • Author: tnscholz
  • Time estimate: 5 - 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

The guide outlines the steps necessary to replace the Keypad in the LG VX8700. The keypad is used to to help direct what you are trying to do such as make a phone call.

Step 1 Keypad  ¶ 

Use a Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the nine 4 mm screws from the back cover. Use a Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the nine 4 mm screws from the back cover.

Step 1 Keypad  ¶ 

  • Use a Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the nine 4 mm screws from the back cover.

Step 2  ¶ 

Insert the tip of the plastic opening tool into the small notch on the side of the case. Slide the opening tool along the seam and around the edge of the phone to separate the case.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Insert the tip of the plastic opening tool into the small notch on the side of the case.

  • Slide the opening tool along the seam and around the edge of the phone to separate the case.

Step 3  ¶ 

Separate the two halves of the phone.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Separate the two halves of the phone.

  • On the left is the back of the phone holding the logic board and key pad.

  • On the right is the plastic casing.

Step 4  ¶ 

Holding  the phone casing with one hand, and the key pad assembly with the other, separate the phone case from the keypad/logic board. Holding  the phone casing with one hand, and the key pad assembly with the other, separate the phone case from the keypad/logic board. Holding  the phone casing with one hand, and the key pad assembly with the other, separate the phone case from the keypad/logic board.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Holding the phone casing with one hand, and the key pad assembly with the other, separate the phone case from the keypad/logic board.

Step 5  ¶ 

Remove the key pad from the logic board by pulling the two boards apart, separating this connection. Remove the key pad from the logic board by pulling the two boards apart, separating this connection.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the key pad from the logic board by pulling the two boards apart, separating this connection.