How to Get a Stripped Screw Out of the BlackBerry

Written by michael batton kaput
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Smartphones are complex machines that can perform a variety of tasks on the go. But while most smartphone problems can be solved with a software update, hardware or battery problems are more complicated and may require you to dismantle your device. If your BlackBerry has experienced water damage or battery problems, you need to remove the screws that hold the device together to access the inside of the machine, which can be difficult if one of the screws on your BlackBerry is stripped. However, there is a simple way to resolve this issue.

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Things you need

  • Rubber band
  • Screwdriver

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  1. 1

    Place a rubber band flat on top of the stripped screw head.

  2. 2

    Insert your screwdriver into the screw head, with the rubber band between the two.

  3. 3

    Turn the stripped screw counterclockwise to remove it from your BlackBerry.

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