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How to Upgrade, Repair, Disassemble a Research in Motion - RIM Blackberry Mobile (Cellular) Phone

Need to repair your Research in Motion - RIM mobile (cellular) phone? Here is a collection of free take apart instructions, modding guides, disassembly pictures, upgrade and repair manuals, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) tips and tricks to fix BlackBerry mobile (portable) phones made by Research in Motion - RIM. If you have written a HOWTO yourself (or if you know of a tutorial not linked here), please submit a new entry. You can also publish a guide in the Mobile Phone Repair Wiki.



Research in Motion RIM Blackberry BoldTake a look at the innards of this definitely bold piece of hardware.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry BoldSome pictures of the cellphone mainboard, with all the chips nicely labeled.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 7100tA step-by-step guide explaining how to take the phone apart and fix the scroll wheel clicker and the 'bcack' button.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 7100tHow to take apart the device and fix a ripped of USB port using a replacment part from an old digital camera.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8100 PearlIf you have any questions about disassembling the cellphone and no official service manual at hand this guide will help.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8100How to Replace the LCD Screen step by step guide with pictures.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8110 PearlWith the assistance of this expert manual it will be a snap to get inside this cellphone.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8130 PearlHow to colour keyboard and trackball lights.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8220 FlipHow to clean or replace the trackball of the cell phone.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8220 FlipThis manual will help if the main LCD screen or outer screen is cracked or broken. This will also assist to fix most burnt out backlight issues as well.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8310 CurveTo disassemble this mobile phone remove the back cover, battery, SIM and memory card. Pull the silver cover in the right direction and it'll pop off. Some force is required.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8520 CurveTroubleshooting the cellphone becomes easy with this disassembly manual.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8520 CurveWhen changing a broken LCD screen be aware of the different models (part number 005 or 007).
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8700A step-by-step take apart and tear down tutorial. There are a number of reasons that you may need to take apart or tear down this SmartPhone. These reason might include: fixing a stuck key on the keypad or a broken, bent, or sticking click wheel, replacing the plastic nubs for the on/off and mute buttons, replacing a cracked, gouged, or broken faceplate and fixing stuck pixels, a burnt in, cracked, shattered or broken LCD display screen.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8703eHow to extract and troubleshoot a broken cellphone keyboard.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8800Run something like the edge of a credit card along the join of the bezels on each side of the phone. A little force is required to separate the parts and get the LCD substituted.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8830 (8800, 8820)A quick guide for replacing the cellphone track ball.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8900 CurveA fully documented list of instructions to get the motherboard exchanged.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8900 CurveAn illustrated breakdown manual.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8900 CurveCircuit diagrams and and detailed pictures of the innards with labeled chips.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 8900 CurveHow to get access to the inside of the cellphone to replace parts like the LCD.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9000 BoldConcise cellphone take apart and repair instructions with pics.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9105 Pearl 3GYour BlackBerry is broken and you want to avoid the costs of a professional repair service? Just take this do-it-yourself guide.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9300 CurveTaking apart this mobile will be a difficult task without this guide.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9500 StormWith this guide it will become easy to crack this cellphone open.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9500 StormIf you are intending on opening up this cellphone, without a scratch in the end, take this guide. There are a bunch of hidden screws that require prying off areas such as the camera plexiglass cover, the chin of the device, and the stickers that surround the back.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9500 StormAn illustrated survey of the cellphone hardware with circuit diagrams and labeled chips.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9550 Storm 2You need to replace a broken screen? Just take this illustrated guide in case you want to do the screen replacement yourself and save some bucks as well as your privacy.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9700 BoldUse something thin and flat to lever free the cover at the bottom of the phone do this at both ends to get access to the innards.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9780 BoldThis take apart guide will answer all your questions about repairing this cellphone.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9800 TorchA short tear down analysis of the electronic components of the cellphone (in German).
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9800 TorchSome helpful tips and tricks to get this Blackberry opened.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9860 TorchYou need a Torx 4 screwdriver and some more tools described in this HOWTO to take the mobile phone apart completely.
Research in Motion RIM Blackberry 9900 BoldUsing this guide replacing the mobile phone screen turns into a simple task.

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