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To access the speakers you need to disassemble the earpiece.  First remove the foam ear piece by simply pinching the padding and pulling lightly until the magnets disengage. To access the speakers you need to disassemble the earpiece.  First remove the foam ear piece by simply pinching the padding and pulling lightly until the magnets disengage.
  • To access the speakers you need to disassemble the earpiece. First remove the foam ear piece by simply pinching the padding and pulling lightly until the magnets disengage.

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Remove the dust cover located on the speaker. Use the corner of the spudger to peel underneath the cover until you can lift it by hand. The cover is held onto the device with adhesive and should be removed slowly. Remove the dust cover located on the speaker. Use the corner of the spudger to peel underneath the cover until you can lift it by hand. The cover is held onto the device with adhesive and should be removed slowly. Remove the dust cover located on the speaker. Use the corner of the spudger to peel underneath the cover until you can lift it by hand. The cover is held onto the device with adhesive and should be removed slowly.
  • Remove the dust cover located on the speaker. Use the corner of the spudger to peel underneath the cover until you can lift it by hand. The cover is held onto the device with adhesive and should be removed slowly.

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Take off the front cover by removing  the four screws located in a square formation on the surface of the device. Use the J00 Philips driver listed in the device page. Take off the front cover by removing  the four screws located in a square formation on the surface of the device. Use the J00 Philips driver listed in the device page.
  • Take off the front cover by removing the four screws located in a square formation on the surface of the device. Use the J00 Philips driver listed in the device page.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Locate the three small screws under the speaker. Use the J00 Philips Driver to remove them. Locate the three small screws under the speaker. Use the J00 Philips Driver to remove them.
  • Locate the three small screws under the speaker. Use the J00 Philips Driver to remove them.

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If your issue is asking for the complete replacement of the speaker or the motherboard, un-solder the old components and replace with new speaker by re-soldering.
  • If your issue is asking for the complete replacement of the speaker or the motherboard, un-solder the old components and replace with new speaker by re-soldering.

  • Check out this useful guide on how to solder and desolder connections if soldering is new to you.

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Remove the three screws in the photo with the J00 driver bit, and pull the headphone jack away from the assembly.
  • Remove the three screws in the photo with the J00 driver bit, and pull the headphone jack away from the assembly.

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Un-solder the two wires circled, at this point the entire assembly can be removed from the speaker and the remainder of the device.
  • Un-solder the two wires circled, at this point the entire assembly can be removed from the speaker and the remainder of the device.

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Conclusion

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

Christopher Beck

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