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Introduction

This tear down includes a complete photographic guide for the removal of all internal components of a RIM Blackberry 8700c.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your BlackBerry 8700c, use our service manual.

In this first step you will remove the battery cover by pushing down on the button on the cover and sliding towards the bottom of the phone.
  • In this first step you will remove the battery cover by pushing down on the button on the cover and sliding towards the bottom of the phone.

    • To do this unscrew all four T6 screws

    • Once this is done gently remove the back cover of the phone by pulling first from the bottom towards you, then from the top upwards.

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To remove the battery, place your fingernail in the slot at the top right of the battery and pull up.
  • To remove the battery, place your fingernail in the slot at the top right of the battery and pull up.

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Next, remove the back portion of the phone by removing four T6 Screws. Once the screws have been removed, firmly grab the back cover and pull back from the front cover. Once the screws have been removed, firmly grab the back cover and pull back from the front cover.
  • Next, remove the back portion of the phone by removing four T6 Screws.

  • Once the screws have been removed, firmly grab the back cover and pull back from the front cover.

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To remove the middle portion of the phone you will again remove four T6 screws. Follow the removal of the screws, you can now pull the front face plate away from the middle portion.
  • To remove the middle portion of the phone you will again remove four T6 screws.

  • Follow the removal of the screws, you can now pull the front face plate away from the middle portion.

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Follow the removal of the screws, you can now pull the middle portion away from the main logic board. Next, hold the logic board and remove the front face plate of the phone
  • Follow the removal of the screws, you can now pull the middle portion away from the main logic board.

  • Next, hold the logic board and remove the front face plate of the phone

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When the front face plate has been pulled away, be sure to grab the keypad as it may fall out. When the front face plate has been pulled away, be sure to grab the keypad as it may fall out.
  • When the front face plate has been pulled away, be sure to grab the keypad as it may fall out.

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Next, use a metal spudger to unhook the earpiece from the inside of the front panel. Next, use a metal spudger to unhook the earpiece from the inside of the front panel.
  • Next, use a metal spudger to unhook the earpiece from the inside of the front panel.

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Using a metal spudger, push back on the four clips holding the LCD screen to the logic board. Next gradually pull the screen away from the board so that none of the clips are engaged. Last, use a metal spudger to push back on the clip locking in the ribbon cable for the screen.
  • Using a metal spudger, push back on the four clips holding the LCD screen to the logic board.

    • Next gradually pull the screen away from the board so that none of the clips are engaged.

  • Last, use a metal spudger to push back on the clip locking in the ribbon cable for the screen.

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The screen is now fully detached, and the phone is completely disassembled.
  • The screen is now fully detached, and the phone is completely disassembled.

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