BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-25-2009, 10:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
Join Date: Aug 2006
Model: 8330m
Carrier: alltel BB on VZW
Posts: 73
Post Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Question alt key popped off -- I have it. How do I put it back on?

Please Login to Remove!

I popped off the alt key to my almost 2 year old BB Pearl 8130. I just need to last until the 9130 comes out.

It happened using the original case that I pulled out of the box after misplacing my Fortte case for a few days.

I've tried to push down on it -- hard. All that happens is that it skitters away -- usually under my desk. Black key on a blue carpet in the dark....

I'm going to lose it this way.

What am I doing wrong? Do I really need to replace the whole keyboard just for one key??? I hope there is a trick that I just am not seeing on Google....

As an aside -- I do have the right torx screwdriver and a pry tool.

Any help would be appreciated.

Old 11-25-2009, 09:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
diffused's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Colorado
Model: Z10
OS: 10102151
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 179
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts

The keboard is all one piece and very inexpensive and easy to buy.
Old 11-25-2009, 09:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
Noodle22's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: British Columbia
Model: 8520
Carrier: Rogers
Posts: 2,021
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

BlackBerry - Cellular Nationwide Network - Cellular Accessories - 3G, Sony, Panasonic, LG,

Check here for your phone model, most keyboards look inexpensive. Hope this helps

(Although I'm not sure where you would go specifically to have some replace this for you)
Old 11-26-2009, 05:48 AM   #4 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
Join Date: Sep 2009
Model: 8310
Carrier: T-Mobile
Posts: 138
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Ebay is another good place for inexpensive replacement keyboards.

blackberry 8130 keyboard, great deals on Cell Phones PDAs on eBay!
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Copyright 2004-2014
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.