Introducción

This guide will show you step-by-step how to replace your worn out keyboard buttons.

  1. Use the Push Pin to remove the rubber screw covers by pushing the needle into the rubber and pulling up.
    • Use the Push Pin to remove the rubber screw covers by pushing the needle into the rubber and pulling up.

    • Be careful not to poke yourself when handling the push pin because it is very sharp.

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  2. Use the T6 screwdriver to remove the four screws holding the casing together.
    • Use the T6 screwdriver to remove the four screws holding the casing together.

    • Note: they are in the same place where you removed the four rubber coverings

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    • Wedge the plastic opening tool in between the top and bottom cases. This may require a little or a lot of force so be careful.

    • Note: the phone should be face up and the plastic opening tool should be face downwards

    • Once you get the plastic opening tool in, slide it across the side of the phone, making sure to keep the plastic opening tool wedged in between the two casings.

    • Repeat the 3 steps above for the top, bottom, and opposite side.

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  3. GIVE TOOLS. FIX FOREVER.

    GIVE TOOLS.

    FIX FOREVER.

    Spread the Fixmas cheer.

    GIVE TOOLS. FIX FOREVER.

    Spread the Fixmas cheer.

    • Gently lift and remove the back casing.

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    • Remove the plastic inner cover by placing the spudger under the left-most side and pry to the left and upwards.

    • Gently rotate/wiggle the cover until you can pull it off the phone.

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    • Using your fingers, remove the plastic piece that holds the camera in place.

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    • Carefully pry up the upper circuit board with the spudger.

    • The second picture shows what your phone should look like when the upper circuit board is removed.

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    • Take out the camera and attached chip with the iPod removal tool. Carefully pry the chip off its connection and the camera will come out too.

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    • The keyboard is held in place with a little bit of glue.

    • Simply lift the keyboard buttons with your hands pulling from one side to the other.

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Conclusión

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

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