8700 Disassembly

Disassembly of BlackBerry 8700R

Instructions Written, and created by Tom Glogowski (Guess) of BlackBerryForums.com. Photos updated by Brandon (BBswany) of BlackBerryForums.com

Important! Please be sure you have the proper tools for this disassembly, as well as a dust free environment you can create. I recommend that latex gloves be used to prevent fingerprints from showing on the lcd and other visible areas. Be sure to remember the dissasembly steps, as you will need to put it back together once you are done.

Tools Necassary

T-6 Driver, Prying Tool.

BlackBerry 8700G

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BlackBerry 8700R

Step 1; Remove Battery Door & Battery

 

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Step 2; Remove 3 Visible Screws

 

 

 

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Step 3; Pry Case Open, Remove Rear Casing

Start with the bottom and pry towards the top of the BlackBerry, as there are clips underneath.

 

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Step 4; Remove 4 Visible Screws

 

 

 

 

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Step 5; Remove Front Casing/Keyboard

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Visible 8700G PCB

 

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LCD Removal

Step 6; Remove LCD Ribbon

Using the prying tool, gently move the brown ribbon clip up, then remove the ribbon.

 

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Step 7; Undo 4 Clips Holding LCD in Place

2 on each side of screen, at rear

 

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Step 8; Remove LCD

Gently remove the lcd, replace if necassary.

Transistor Grab Bag picture
Transistor Grab Bag
$7.0 Archer Electronic Parts NPN POWER TRANSISTER 115 Watts picture
Archer Electronic Parts NPN POWER TRANSISTER 115 Watts
$0.99 2 Pairs  MJ21193 + MJ21194 PNP-NPN  Power Transistor orig MOTOROLA picture
2 Pairs MJ21193 + MJ21194 PNP-NPN Power Transistor orig MOTOROLA
$11.95 2 Pairs  MJ21193 + MJ21194 PNP-NPN  Complimentary Power Transistor orig MOTOROLA picture
2 Pairs MJ21193 + MJ21194 PNP-NPN Complimentary Power Transistor orig MOTOROLA
$11.95 Transistor: Npn/Pnp Bipolar Brt, Complementary 50V 100mA PUMD20.115 picture
Transistor: Npn/Pnp Bipolar Brt, Complementary 50V 100mA PUMD20.115
$5.93