Project N955 – Turn your N9 into an N950, sort of (w/ Video)

Just saw this on TMO during a Uni break. There is this thing called Project N955. The aim of the project is to turn an N9 into an N950. It isn’t the most elegant, or perfect solution, but it works.

HtheB posted his process as follows;

I bought a cheap iPhone bluetooth slide-case, and a cheap N9 case on eBay.

I unscrewed the case to get rid of the iPhone case, to just have the bluetooth keyboard with the slider.

Then, I just made holes in the cheap N9-case and screwed the slider on it.

Turn on the device, pair them and the result: N9 with a keyboard!

So essentially, all this “mod” is, is swapping out the iPhone case on a BT keyboard, for the N9 case. There are still drawbacks, like being able to hide the VKBD while using the BT keyboard, but that is being worked on. There have been posts in the past (don’t remember where I saw them), where the community was trying to get these keyboards made specifically for the N9. At the moment, this is the best solution.

He has posted several photos as well as a video. Take a look below.

Source: TMO


Category: Accessories, Concept, Covers, Forum, How to:, ideas, iPhone, N9 Hacks, Nokia, Nseries, Video

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Hi! My name is Michael. Like the others, I'm also a Student, living here in Sydney. I have a real passion for the latest technology and I'm a real Nokia buff! My aim is to keep those of you, like myself, updated with the latest in what's going on in the Nokia World. Currently sporting N9 & Lumia 820, with other Nokia devices in my posession. Get in touch on Twitter via @MFaroTusino, Google Plus or even simply drop me an email at mike.mnb[at] or tips[at]

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  1. Paul Grenfell says:

    I used to be hooked on Hard Keys, but now ive gotten so proficient with Soft Virtual KB, i havent looked back..
    I havent used the KB on my E7 for over a year now,
    Though i wonder if N9 OS could be put into E7?

  2. fff says:

    it is so ugly with that keyboard

  3. James says:

    Another one to add to my list of mods/hacks, thanks.

  4. jetto says:

    the n9 is known for its beauty.. y remove the beauty with tht keypad!!!

  5. yemko says:

    This is a sucide play!!!!!

  6. James says:


    All of my posts are now awaiting moderation for some reason!
    Can you please stop that from happening?

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