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Track ball does not work

The track ball scrolls up but not down, and to the left but not to the right. Is there a way to clean the contacts without disassembling the phone? Because of this problem I cannot initiate text messages or emails, and cannot select many of menu items from the screen.

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Take out the plastic ring, then the trackball, submerge it in water and DRY it really good

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Pop the ring around the track ball out with a small blade or your finger nail. Three double prongs hold it in place (bottom and both sides, none on top). Turn device over and gently tap the back. Track ball will release once ring is removed. At this point you can view the track ball and see exactely what is causing the block. Clean if needed with q-tip or remove lint/debris/etc... Just did this with my 8830. Working perfectly now. - {would not scroll down at all prior to}

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