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.

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

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Remove all 9 of the 1.5mm #00 Philips screws 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 Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black retaining flap on the ZIF Connector Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black retaining flap on the ZIF Connector
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black retaining flap on the ZIF Connector

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Use a tweezers to lift out the camera
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Using the tweezers remove the connector gently from the yellow slot Gently peel up the tape until is is completely released from the motherboard 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 Cut the warranty tape connecting the motherboard to the metal plate under the battery
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 To remove the ribbon cables, lift up the white retaining flap on the ZIF Connectors with a plastic pry tool To remove the ribbon cables, lift up the white retaining flap on the ZIF Connectors with a plastic pry tool
  • 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 Using the tweezers gently pull off the tape over the ribbon cable Using the tweezers gently pull off the tape over the ribbon cable
  • 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. Using the tweezers gently pull the ribbon cable out from from the connector.
  • 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 Using the tweezers gently remove the connector from the yellow slot Using the tweezers gently remove the connector from the yellow slot
  • 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 Cut the warranty tape connecting the daughter board to the metal plate under the battery
  • Cut the warranty tape connecting the daughter board 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 daughter board Gently lift the daughter board from the device 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 Gently lift up the speaker to remove it from the device
  • Gently lift up the speaker to remove it from the device

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Using the #00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the 1.5mm screws Gently lift up the second speaker to remove it from the device 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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