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BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly, screen replacement and repair



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

First remove your back cover, battery, sim and memory card. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 1 Use a hair dryer or hot air gun to heat the chrome bezel. Then use something like the edge of a credit card, to lever free the bezel, starting near the bottom of the phone. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 2 Carefully lift the bezel away from the phone. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 3 With the bezel removed, your phone should look like below. Next remove the 8 screws circled below. The two at the top and the two at the bottom of the phone are silver screws. The other four screws are black. Make sure the screws go back in their correct place. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 4 Now lift the battery compartment over, from left to right. The battery compartment will still be attached by a ribbon cable, so be careful. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 5 The battery compartment should now be loose but still attached by a ribbon cable. The connector for this cable, circled below, needs to be disconnected. This attaches like a plug and socket, so just lever it up to unplug. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 6 The battery compartment should now be free, as shown below. Two more ribbon connectors, circled, need to be disconnected. Each attaches like a plug and socket so just lever them up to unplug.  BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 7 Another ribbon connector, circled below, now needs to be disconnected. Again, this attaches like a plug and socket, so just lever it up to unplug. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 8 The circuit board can now be lifted away, as you can see below. To remove the LCD screen, lift it carefully from the point circled then pull the screen in the direction shown by the arrow. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 9 With the LCD screen removed, your phone should look like below. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 10 The earpiece can be levered free and replaced if needed. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 11 If you want to remove the frame from the touch screen, heat around the edge of the screen using a hair dryer or hot air gun for approximately 60 seconds then use something thin and flat to lever the two parts away from each other. BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly stage 12 With the touch screen and frame separated, your screen should look like below. The buttons will now also be loose. 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 Torch 9860 disassembly stage 13
If you have any questions about how to take apart and repair your broken BlackBerry Torch 9860, email rob.lee@formymobile.co.uk. Or post a comment below for further help with BlackBerry Torch 9860 disassembly.

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