Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the front speaker of the Alcatel OneTouch Evolve 2.

  1. Turn off the phone before proceeding with disassembly to prevent shock and potential shorting of any electrical somponents.
    • Turn off the phone before proceeding with disassembly to prevent shock and potential shorting of any electrical somponents.

    • Remove the back cover using one of the plastic opening tools and the slit in one of the corners.

    • Be gentle when prying so as to not wear out the tool.

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  2. Remove the battery using one of the plastic opening tools and the dome-shaped indent next to the battery face.
    • Remove the battery using one of the plastic opening tools and the dome-shaped indent next to the battery face.

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    • Unscrew the four 4mm JIS screws in each corner using the J000 screwdriver head. Turn the screws counter-clockwise to loosen.

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    • Insert a plastic or metal spudger between the front cover and rear frame in one of the areas indicated by the red squares and gently pry the rear frame loose. Repeat the process all the way around the phone until the rear frame comes loose.

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    • Pull the rear frame off with your hands.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to pop the speaker press-fit connector free.

      • Slide the edge of the tool under the connector and gently lift up on the edge; the connector should pop free with little force.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the front camera press-fit connector free.

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    • Insert one of the plastic opening tools into any side of the main circuit board and gently pry it loose from the front cover. Repeat the process all around the circuit board.

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    • Detach the main circuit board from the front cover.

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    • Use a spudger to pry out the speaker from the front panel using the prongs on the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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