Introduction

Has your keypad stopped responding due to debris build-up? This guide will show you how to remove the keypad.

  1. At the base of the antenna, use your fingers to unscrew the stem counterclockwise.
    • At the base of the antenna, use your fingers to unscrew the stem counterclockwise.

    • The antenna will pull out with little effort.

  2. On the back of the phone, locate the tab with the down arrow.
    • On the back of the phone, locate the tab with the down arrow.

    • Using your finger, press the tab and slide the back cover down to release it from the phone.

    • Inserting your finger in the recess at the top edge of the battery, pull the battery away from the housing to remove it.

    • Locate the three screws that secure the back battery housing to the phone.

    • Use a Torx T6 screwdriver to unscrew the screws and then remove them with your fingers.

    • Using a spudger (not shown), separate by gently prying the front from the back of the phone housing.

    • Remove the back.

    • The fragile wire strip connecting the display housing to the circuit board is located on the right corner of the inner hinge.

    • In the same direction you would flip open the phone, use your finger to gently lift the circuit board from the plastic keypad.

    • While avoiding contact with the inner electronics, use the spudger to lift the plastic keypad from the phone.

    • Using a lens cloth, wipe away any build-up on or between the keys.

    • Wait for the keypad to dry before reassembling.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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