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  MOTOROLA v3i DISASSEMBLY GUIDE
  This guide will help you replace housing parts and get to the inner
   parts of your phone. I am in no way responsible for any damage
  occurred to your phone. If you follow what I say to do in this guide
   you should be ok. But you need a lot of time and patience when
                       disassembling your phone.
           YOU MUST READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY!
   !ONLY BUY HOUSINGS FROM CNN.CN, AS THEY ARE OEM!
Contents:
Steps 2~5,66 Facia Replacement.
Steps 2~5,55,56~63 Lcd Lens Replacement.
Step 24~42, 48~50,59~61 Aerial/Lower Front Housing Replacement.
Step 1~9,16~20,24~27,43,45~47,51 Keypad and Flex Replacement.
Step 1~8,10,12~14,56,66 LCD Replacement.


Tools Needed:
Screwdrivers ~ T3,T5,T6
Precision Tweezers
Mobile Phone Opening Tool
Brand new Glasses Cloth
Double Sided Tape

Screw Sizes:
LCD Housing Screws ~ T5 x 4
Rear Screws ~ T6 x 2
Lower Inner Housing Screws ~ T5 x 4
Rear Slip Screw ~ T3 x 1


  BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL OF
                      THE TOOLS NEEDED.
You can buy these from eBay or any other mobile phone website.
Take your time and don’t rush! Move away any drinks or liquid, and
have good light.




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1. Turn off your v3i; remove the battery cover, battery, sim card, and
   TF card.
2. Flick the rubber screw covers off with a small pin; make sure you
   don’t loose these!




3. Now unscrew all four T5 Screws.




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4. Use your nail to lift up the top corner of the front facia (by the
   camera) This should lift up easily.




5. Now use the mobile phone opening tool to slide down the edges
   of the facia. Then lift up the bottom part if it doesn’t come away
   freely.




6. Next remove the chrome buttons.




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Your phone should now look like this.




7. Flick up the left ribbon with your nail, or use tweezers.




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8. Next flick up the right hand (camera) ribbon.




9. Lift the bottom silver locking washers gently with tweezers. These
   are at the bottom of the screen.




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10.Lift up the speaker at attached to the ribbon at the bottom of the
   inner screen housing, gently ease them up.




11.Lift off the rubber camera surround with tweezers; just slide the
   tweezers between the rubber and the housing. Then lift the
   camera unit out.




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12.Now to remove the side buttons. Lift each button off with tweezers.
   DO NOT CUT THE RIBBONS! You can use a pin to get behind
   the stuck down ribbon if necessary.




13.Once all the buttons are unstuck and free from being stuck down.
   Place the tweezers in the bottom of the right of the screen and
   slowly start hinging it out. Keep lifting until it comes free.




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14.Lift the screen unit out of the inner screen housing.




15.Remove the grey rubber camera housing and the metal protector
   to the right of it. Place this into the new housing.




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16.Flip the phone over and remove the T3 screw that holds in the left
   flip.




17.Flip the phone open and the right small chrome flipper should pop
                out. If this doesn’t place the tweezers in between the
                thin bar on the chrome flipper and ease it out. Now
                remove the small metal part and place this into your
                new flipper part with tweezers. This is quite tricky.




18.Open the flip up on the phone and turn it over. Push the left larger
   flipper out with a screwdriver. MIND THE RIBBON.




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19.Turn the phone over so the other flipper is facing you and place a
   screwdriver on the small brass part, and push hard, push it in as
   far as you can so that the small brass part pops out of the keypad
   hinge.




You can then lift it out. WATCH THE RIBBON ON THE OPPOSITE
SIDE, DON’T SEVERE IT! Unhook the ribbon as soon as you can
from the left hinge.




20.From the outside push out the flicker using a screwdriver. Then
   pull it out from the other side. Make sure you remove the flipper
   and its black housing. Put this into the new housing.




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21.Dig out the small magnet to the right of the screen (YOU NEED
   THIS PART ITS WHAT CHANGES THE SCREEN DISPLAY
   WHEN YOU FLIP THE PHONE OPEN).




22.Remove the blue earpiece mesh and place it into the new housing
   (make sure the stickiness is removed with the mesh).




23.Turn the screen housing over and remove the small silver M
   emblem and stick it into place on the new housing.



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24. Get the main body of the phone and turn it over, now unscrew the
   two T6 screws.




25.The aerial cover should separate slightly when lifted. Open it until
   you can see the ribbon.




26.Pull the ribbon away from the board gently with tweezers.




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27.Push the bottom aerial housing away from the top this should
   unclip the aerial cover from the lower mic housing. If not use the
   mobile phone opening tool around the edge and it will lift up.




Your phone should now look like this.




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28.You now need to unscrew all four T5 screws that hold the lower
   mic housing on.




29.Layout the screws and the metal antenna part as they were,
   remove the lower housing and mic cover.




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30.Remove the rubber clip coverings on the aerial connector.




31.Place tweezers under the right hand side of the plastic aerial
   cover, CAREFULLY SO YOU DON’T SCRATCH THE PCB! Lift it
   up until it clicks and unclips itself. The rest should follow easily.




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32.Unhook the catch and push on the PCB from the opposite side
   until the PCB comes free.




Your lower housing assembly should now look like this.




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33.Remove the speaker from the housing with tweezers.
34.Lift up the large rubber surround with tweezers.




35.Lift up the mesh below and place it into the new housing, then
   place the rubber on top of it, and then put the speaker back in
   place.




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36.Remove the gold screw contacts (at the top of the lower housing)
   with tweezers, and place them into the new housing.




37.Now push the sim card holder so that the very bottom part unclips
   to the opposite side.




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38.Now pull the left hand side of the sim card holder down at an
   angle so it unclips.




39.Now unfree the sim card holder from the left hand side, it should
   simply slide out once unclipped.




40.Place the sim card holder into the new housing, the bottom goes
   in first, you might have to bend it slightly to get it in, just bend it
   back to flat once finished. Place the small rubber bung in the new
   housing.




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Your lower housing should now look like this.




41.Get the PCB board and place it into the housing, push down
   gently so that it slips in place.

42.Now get the plastic aerial covering and the aerial. Put one side in
   and under the edge of the housing. Then bend out the opposite
   side of the housing and let it clip in. Push down to make sure it’s
   all slipped into place. Then replace the rubber parts.




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43.Lift up the metal tabs at the bottom of the rear keypad with
   tweezers.




44.Lift the white IMEI data sheet up from the bottom right hand corner
   with tweezers (CAREFULLY AS NOT TO RIP IT). Then pull the
   rest with your fingers.




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45.Now lift up the rest of the metal tabs that were hidden below the
   data sheet. Make sure they are all vertical. Then push them one
   by one until the keypad becomes free. Then pull from the other
   side.




Your phone should now look like this.




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46.Lift up the top of the keypad with your nail. Then use the mobile
   phone opening tool to hinge it up all over. Make sure all the tabs
   are unstuck. And pull them through the keypad housing.




47.Push the tabs through into the new keypad housing and stick
   down the keypad.




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48. Get the new mic cover and remove the blue plastic covering.
   Place it on the new mic cover.




49.Assemble the mic cover and the lower front housing. The mic
   cover slides into it.




50. Go back to the keypad housing and get the metal antenna part
   with its screws. Screw the two opposite screws first. Make sure
                                          the housing is all aligned
                                          correctly. Then screw in
                                          the middle screws.




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51.Now put the new keypad into the keypad housing, align the metal
   tabs and push them through the slots on the keypad housing. Turn
   the phone over and while pushing down as hard as you can bend
   down the metal tabs.




52.Replace the IMEI datasheet, if it is no longer sticky, use some
   double sided tape and stick it to the keypad housing.

53.Get the screen housing. Place the ribbon through the top flip
   housing.




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54.Push the flipper in as far as you can MIND NOT TO SCRATCH
   THE NEW KEYPAD HOUSING. Slide it back into the new keypad
   housing.




55.Now to remove the front LCD glass, get the screen you removed
   and place your nail or the mobile phone opening tool under one
   edge and lift up slowly. There will be quite a lot of resistance but
   keep lifting slowly until it comes free. DON’T PUT ANY
   PRESSURE ON THE MAIN LARGE LCD, HOLD BY THE SIDES!




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56.Put the LCD unit into the new housing, then the camera unit in and
   clip the connector back in. Stick the earpiece back down, press
   down firmly with your finger (if the speaker is not sticky anymore
   use some double sided tape).




57.Now get the new large flipper cover, and slide it into the left hand
   side. BE VERY CAREFUL NOT TO CATCH THE RIBBON, YOU
   MUST GET NOT CATCH ANY OF THE LAYERS OF RIBBON.
   THE CUT OUT IN THE HINGE MUST GO BETWEEN THE
   METAL CROSS PIECE AND BEHIND THE RIBBON YOU CAN
   SEE AT THE BOTTOM.




58.Put the hinge back in the opposite side and replace the T3 screw
   that holds it in place.




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59.Now get the bottom aerial housing and clip the keypad flex
   connector back into the main board PCB. Make sure this is
   properly connected.




60.Now push the aerial housing down onto the keypad housing. Until
   it clicks into place. Then press down firmly all over.




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61.Now screw back into place the two T6 screws at the back.




62.You can now put the battery in and turn on your phone to make
   sure it works.




63.Now get the new facia and take the mesh from your old facia and
                                transfer it into the new one. Use
                                tweezers to lift the mesh up then
                                use your fingers.




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64.Close the phone and replace the silver locking washers at the
   bottom.




65.Put the side buttons into the housing.

66.Get the new facia and push the bottom in first and then forward.
   Then press around the edges until the clips have all clicked into
   place.




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67.Open the phone and clean all the dust/smears off of the screen.
   Do this to the outer screen as well.




68.Make sure you do this when your phone is turned off or the screen
   is black. The dust shows up better. Spend as long as you can
   while doing this until its perfect.

69.Stick both screens down. (If you are using your old screen covers
   clean them as well to get rid of dirt and dust). The outer screen
   cover is easy to install as the metal facia lines it up perfectly.
   Press down gently on the outer screen with the glass cloth to
   make sure it has stuck properly. (CAREFUL NOT TO BREAK THE
   GLASS).




70.Put your sim card, then your TF card, then your battery back into
   your phone.

71.Power on your phone and voila!

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This guide is FREEWARE to MOTOMODDERS MEMBERS.
Selling of this guide is prohibited.
All images and text is © to Ajay16, Adam Tudor-Lane.
If you would like to send me any comments on the guide, or request
for custom guides by companies please send them to:
moto.v3.blk@gmail.com

Version:
This is Version 1.0.

I hope this guide helps a lot of people. A word of warning my first
housing cost me $100 and it was spray painted, that is why I would
only use CNN.CN.

Many thanks to MotoX for the software that allows us to Mod our
phones. The guys that find out the seem edits, file developers and
decompilers.
Also thanks to everyone at Motomodders.net who make all the
modding possible!
Keep it up guys!

And thanks to Motorola for releasing such cool and different phones!




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