Introduction

After removing the Secondary Board on your device you should be exposed to the speaker. Now you are able to remove them. As a precautions ground yourself to prevent frying the internal components. Also make sure to keep track of screws and label them.

Image 1/3: Work the tool around the device to free the back case Image 2/3: Work the tool around the device to free the back case Image 3/3: Work the tool around the device to free the back case
  • Use the plastic tool to pry between the silver bezel and the back case

  • Work the tool around the device to free the back case

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Image 1/2: Do not kink the ribbon cables as they can break easily Image 2/2: Do not kink the ribbon cables as they can break easily
  • Remove the ribbon cables by lifting up the white retaining flap on the ZIF connectors, then pulling the ribbon cable away.

  • Do not kink the ribbon cables as they can break easily

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  • Remove the battery connector by prying it up away from the device using 2 plastic pry tools

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the battery out of the device Image 2/2: Gently lift the battery out of the device
  • Remove all 9 of the 1.5mm #00 Philips screws

  • Gently lift the battery out of the device

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black retaining flap on the ZIF Connector

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Image 1/1: If you lifted the latch for the ribbon cable then it should come out with little resistance.
  • Use a tweezers to lift out the camera

  • If you lifted the latch for the ribbon cable then it should come out with little resistance.

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Image 1/2: The removing of the ribbon cable is done in the same way as the front facing camera. Image 2/2: The removing of the ribbon cable is done in the same way as the front facing camera.
  • Using the plastic prying tool, lift the small retaining flap on the ZIF Connectors holding the ribbon cables to the motherboard

  • The removing of the ribbon cable is done in the same way as the front facing camera.

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Image 1/3: Gently peel up the tape until is is completely released from the motherboard Image 2/3: Gently peel up the tape until is is completely released from the motherboard Image 3/3: Gently peel up the tape until is is completely released from the motherboard
  • Using the tweezers remove the connector gently from the yellow slot

  • Gently peel up the tape until is is completely released from the motherboard

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  • Cut the warranty tape connecting the motherboard to the metal plate under the battery

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  • Using the #00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the remaining 1.5mm screws in the motherboard

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  • Gently lift the motherboard from your device

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  • To remove the ribbon cables, lift up the white retaining flap on the ZIF Connectors with a plastic pry tool

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  • Using the tweezers gently pull off the tape over the ribbon cable

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  • Using the tweezers gently pull the ribbon cable out from from the connector.

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  • Using the tweezers gently remove the connector from the yellow slot

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  • Cut the warranty tape connecting the daughter board to the metal plate under the battery

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Image 1/3: Gently lift the daughter board from the device Image 2/3: Gently lift the daughter board from the device Image 3/3: Gently lift the daughter board from the device
  • Using the #00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the remaining 1.5mm screws in the daughter board

  • Gently lift the daughter board from the device

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  • Gently lift up the speaker to remove it from the device

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Image 1/3: Gently lift up the second speaker to remove it from the device Image 2/3: Gently lift up the second speaker to remove it from the device Image 3/3: Gently lift up the second speaker to remove it from the device
  • Using the #00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the 1.5mm screws

  • Gently lift up the second speaker to remove it from the device

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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