Oh no! You've dropped your digital stuff. And it's out of warranty. And repair costs more than the digital stuff is worth. What to do short of tossing the digital stuff (or selling on ebay)? Well, believe it or not the average person has a good chance of diy fixing that digital stuff themselves. All they'll need for most cases is some patience, and a little background knowledge. The intent of the posts on this blog are to help provide that knowledge.

Disclaimer Warning: The following instructions are given without any warranty. They don't have to be complete or correct. Don't do any of the following steps if you're not sure of what you're doing. You could damage your digital stuffs and you WILL lose your warranty. Everything you do will be at your own risk.

Disclaimer Notice : imprtant things to know before you start taking Part your digital stuffs

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Nokia N80 disassembly

Nokia N80 disassembly

Tools required: T6 screwdriver & pair of non magnetic tweezers or a plastic shim such as a guitar plectrum

Remove the battery & sim card. Undo the torx screws shown in the image below

Using the handle end of the tweezers, insert them into the grooves, shown by the arrows below.

Lever the tweezers out to undo the tabs at the top and middle and your phone will be like below. Slide the top cover down towards the keypad to remove it.

The top cover and keypad have now been removed (below).

Next remove the soft key board by removing the screws indicated below.

Now remove the LCD screen by disconnecting the ribbon cable, which the arrow shows below. Gently lift this part until it unplugs from the main board

Using the tweezers, pop out the screen by levering it with the tweezers in the area indicated by the arrows in the picture below.

Your phone should now be as pictured below.

Replace the old LCD with new Reverse the procedure for disassembly and it's finished.

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