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Motorola MC5590 Keyboard Replacement

This guide will help in the replacement of both the keypad as well as the keyboard/touchscreen sensors on a Motorola MC5590 phone.

  • Autore: Tyler Jean
  • Stima il tempo: 15 minuti
  • Difficoltà: Moderato

In this guide, we'll show you exactly how to get to the keyboard and replace it. This guide is crucial as the keyboard needs to be removed so we can dislodge the motherboard from the hard plastic cover. The motherboard removal is necessary for many other repairs.

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Passo 1 Keyboard  ¶ 

Remove the two rubber plugs on the top of the device by pushing them up and out of the phone. Remove the two rubber plugs on the top of the device by pushing them up and out of the phone.

Passo 1 Keyboard  ¶ 

  • Remove the two rubber plugs on the top of the device by pushing them up and out of the phone.

Passo 2  ¶ 

Remove the four 1cm Phillips #0 screws from the top and bottom of the phone. Remove the four 1cm Phillips #0 screws from the top and bottom of the phone. Remove the four 1cm Phillips #0 screws from the top and bottom of the phone.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the four 1cm Phillips #0 screws from the top and bottom of the phone.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to remove the keyboard cover by prying up on its perimeter.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the keyboard cover by prying up on its perimeter.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Remove the eight 4mm Phillips #00 screws from the keyboard cover. Remove the eight 4mm Phillips #00 screws from the keyboard cover.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the eight 4mm Phillips #00 screws from the keyboard cover.

Passo 5  ¶ 

Remove the keyboard cover.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the keyboard cover.

Passo 6  ¶ 

Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the keyboard ribbon cable ZIF socket. Pull the ribbon cable out of the socket. Pull the ribbon cable out of the socket.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the keyboard ribbon cable ZIF socket.

  • Pull the ribbon cable out of the socket.

Passo 7  ¶ 

Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the display ribbon cable ZIF socket. Remove the keyboard from the device.

Passo 7  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the display ribbon cable ZIF socket.

  • Remove the keyboard from the device.