After reading numerous threads asking about how to disassemble a BlackBerry, for various different reasons, I decided to compile a few useful videos. Please Note : This is only meant as a reference tool and a quick way to point to disassembly videos. I will not go into detail about the disassembly process within this thread.
Feel free to add other videos you have used as well as discuss the disassembly process of various devices.
Also advise : I have not followed all of these guides so I am not to be held responsible if any hardware damage results! Information compiled and published by bmcclure937 on CrackBerry. Please do not use elsewhere unless original link is included
Last edited by bmcclure937; 12-08-08 at 11:34 AM.
Reason: Added More Videos / Tutorials
I had upgraded online to the AT&T refurb curve 8310. The problem was, they only had the titainium in stock. So I ordered the red housing online and then I followed the youtube dissassemble video and took mine apart. I then installed my new red housing. The job went perfectly and my new curve looks great!
I changed the housing on my 8310 using these instructions as a guide and now I get no signal and network info is no longer listed on the phone settings. I cannot identify any damage, but replaced the midboard on the off chance that I damaged the antenna. Still no luck. Any ideas or fixes? Thanks.
Ok, I have a 8330 and just bought a complete housing off ebay. I am planning to send to BeckyMae to paint but I need to take it apart first cause it has screen and sides attached. I am having a VERY difficult time taking the bottom piece off. It feels as if it is going to break if I pry it anymore. Any suggestions?
I saw one of the clips for the 8700g for taking it apart... Which I did the other week while my service was disconnected due to payments. So I cleaned out all the dust under the screen. Found the tools I needed right at Sears too.
Do a search on YouTube. I found a number of videos on disassembly and assembly of the 8310. Then I ordered a new full housing. Was very easy if you're careful and take your time. You're right about that bottom piece. It is tight, but it'll come off. I've removed mine 3 or 4 times already.
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