Introduction

This is the full teardown of Digia, Qt (Formally Trolltech) Linux based phone.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Trolltech Greenphone, use our service manual.

  1. here is the Qtopia green phone.
    • here is the Qtopia green phone.

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  2. first, remove the mini-SD card from the side of the phone.
    • first, remove the mini-SD card from the side of the phone.

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    • then, remove the battery from the phone

    • Unlocking the switch for the battery cover is a little difficult.

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    • when the battery is removed, remove the pencil from the device

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    • this picture shows the two black plastic clips wich you want du unlock if you would like to reach deeper into the interiors of this phone.

    • the 2e pikture show how to place the slotted pan head screwdriver

    • to unlock them you have to turn the screwdriver around its own axe.

    • when you unlocked both, go with an ipod opening tool around the 3 other sides to unlock several other plastic clips, wich shold be easy to do

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    • now your phone should look like this.

    • there is one seperate little silver plastic switch for the camera lense.

    • don't lose that

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    • now remove the only 4 screws in this froggy device.

    • the both on the upper part

    • and at the both at the bottom part

    • and see them lie next to the device

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    • now insert an ipod opening tool between the (green) front and the black stripe in the center of the phone

    • be careful, the front is fragile

    • as you are gone around its sides, you can simply disassemble the front panel without disconnecting anything.

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    • now you are able to put the mainboard (the one and only), display and buttons (it appears that this is one huge part) and the black back/mid frame from each other

    • its easy to remove the speaker/antenna and some plastic parts from the back panel

    • the camera is glued on the board, but connected with an usual camera connector.

    • all EMI shields are brazed onto the bord.

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    • this was the whole thing. thank you for reading this far.

    • fancy phone this is!

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