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BlackBerry 7290 Side Button Replacement

Replace the side button of your BlackBerry 7290.

  • Auteur: Jschutt
  • Durée estimée : 3 - 5 minutes
  • Difficulté: Modérée

This guide shows how to remove the side button used to browse through the menus on the RIM BlackBerry 7290.

Sections

Étape 1 Side Button  ¶ 

Locate the four screws along the perimeter of the back casing.

Étape 1 Side Button  ¶ 

  • Locate the four screws along the perimeter of the back casing.

  • Remove the four top screws using a T-6 torx screwdriver.

  • The top four screws are .413 inches.

Étape 2  ¶ 

Locate two screws within the lower edge of the inner compartment. Remove the two bottom screws using a T-6 torx screwdriver.

Étape 2  ¶ 

  • Locate two screws within the lower edge of the inner compartment.

  • Remove the two bottom screws using a T-6 torx screwdriver.

  • The bottom two screws are .2 inches in length.

  • The second picture displays the device after the six screws have been removed.

Étape 3  ¶ 

Use the plastic opening tool to apply pressure on the two clips that are located at the bottom of the phone.

Étape 3  ¶ 

  • Use the plastic opening tool to apply pressure on the two clips that are located at the bottom of the phone.

Étape 4  ¶ 

Remove the back casing from the phone by lifting the unhooked portion, then slide the casing towards the top of the device. Make sure all clips holding the case together are unhooked, so no damage is caused to the case. Make sure all clips holding the case together are unhooked, so no damage is caused to the case.

Étape 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the back casing from the phone by lifting the unhooked portion, then slide the casing towards the top of the device.

  • Make sure all clips holding the case together are unhooked, so no damage is caused to the case.

Étape 5  ¶ 

Locate on the backside of the phone, a screw towards the top of the device. Using a T-6 screwdriver, remove the screw.

Étape 5  ¶ 

  • Locate on the backside of the phone, a screw towards the top of the device.

  • Using a T-6 screwdriver, remove the screw.

  • After the screw has been removed, carefully lift the side button brace to reveal the side button.