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Repair guides » Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly

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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 4 screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

  • Remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. Four screws need to be removed, circled below.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 1

  • In the direction shown by the arrows, prise each side of the phone around its edges. The phone should start to split into two halves.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 2

  • The top and bottom half of the phone is still connected by a ribbon connector, circled below. This attaches like a plug and socket. Use something like a credit card to lever it up.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 3

  • Your phone should now look like below. The ribbon connector and socket, disconnected in the last stage, are circled in the photo (circled top). The other ribbon connector and socket (circled bottom) will detach themselves when you separate the phone into two halves.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 4

  • Now lift the circuit board from the chassis. It will come away with little force.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 5

  • Pull the black part away from the rest of the phone in the direction shown by the arrows. It's only held in place with double sided tape but a little force is required. Also remove the two screws at the top of the phone.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 6

  • The part removed in the last stage can be separated into three, if necessary, as shown below.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 7

  • Move the slider up to reveal two more screws. Remove these screws.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 8

  • You can now lift the slider away from the rest of the phone, as shown below. The circled ribbon connector needs to be unplugged. This attaches like a plug and socket so just lever it up to unplug.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 9

  • Next, carefully peel the ribbon away from the back of the screen. It's held in place with double sided tape.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 10

  • The LCD screen will now be loose and can be removed.

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 11

  • To remove the flex ribbon, push the navigation pad through from the other side of the front cover. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. If you've found this disassembly guide useful, please support us and order the tools and parts you need from our site. We ship worldwide!

Nokia 6500 Slide disassembly stage 12


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