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BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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Tools required for disassembly: Torx 5 screwdriver, plastic tool such as a guitar plectrum or credit card.

First remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 1 Next, use something thin and flat, like the edge of a credit card, to lever free the cover at the bottom of the phone, as shown below. Do this at both ends. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 2 With the cover removed, you will have access to two screws, circled below. Remove these screws. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 3 Now use your plastic tool to lever the bezel from the two points indicated by the arrows below. You should feel it unclip at the bottom. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 4 Now lever the bezel along each side of the phone. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 5 The bezel should now be loose but still attached at the top of the phone. Turn the phone over and push the bezel up from the point indicated by the arrow. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 6 The bezel should now be free, as shown below. Now lift the keypad away.  BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 7 With the keypad removed you will have access to four screws, circled in red. Remove these screws. A ribbon connector, indicated by the arrow below, needs to be disconnected. This attaches like a plug and socket so just lever it up to unplug. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 8 Below you can see the disconnected ribbon cable, indicated by the arrow. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 9 Now lift the circuit board away from the main body of the phone, as you can see below. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 10 Now turn the circuit board over and you'll see two more ribbon connectors. Again, each attaches like a plug and socket. Just lever them up to unplug. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 11 The trackpad will now come free, as shown below. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 12 Remove the plastic shield from the top of the circuit board. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 13 Two metal clips, indicated by the arrows, hold the screen in place. Push these back slightly. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 14 Next use a hair dryer or hot air gun to heat the top edge of the screen for around 60 seconds. This will loosen the small amount of adhesive that is on the back of the screen. Then slide your plastic tool behind the screen to free it. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 15 With the LCD screen removed, your phone should look like below. BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 16 Turn the screen over and take note of the version number as you will need to make sure your new screen is the same. The screen below is version number 004/111. Disassembly is now complete. Reverse the whole procedure for reassembly. If you've found this disassembly guide useful, please support formymobile.co.uk and order the tools and parts you need from our site. We ship worldwide! BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly stage 17
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken BlackBerry Bold 9700, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with BlackBerry Bold 9700 disassembly.

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