Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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How to remove earpiece

I've hunted around for this, but I haven't been able to find it.

I've repaired quite a few iphones so am not a novice. However I've yet to be able to work out how to unclip the actual earpiece from the mid frame.

I can remove the sensor flex assembly, but not the actual earpiece from underneath.

Thanks in advance

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you have to remove it from the backside. remove the ribbon then you can remove the speaker. if not careful, you will damage it. a non issue if you are replacing it. i use a microscope to do it and keep it intact. use a small pick or pointy tool.

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