Introduction

This guide will go through the process of replacing the ear speaker on the front of this device.

Image 1/3: Insert the opening tool into the slot. Image 2/3: Pry the back cover off. Once the corner is off, continue around the perimeter of the phone pulling the back off with your fingers. Image 3/3: A fingernail can work to open the back in place of an opening tool.
  • Start by locating the slot on the lower right corner of the device.

  • Insert the opening tool into the slot.

  • Pry the back cover off. Once the corner is off, continue around the perimeter of the phone pulling the back off with your fingers.

  • A fingernail can work to open the back in place of an opening tool.

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Image 1/2: Insert your thumb and pull the battery out. Image 2/2: Insert your thumb and pull the battery out.
  • Locate the indentation at the bottom of the battery.

  • Insert your thumb and pull the battery out.

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Image 1/2: Use the opening tool to pry open the plastic back panel to expose the motherboard. Image 2/2: Use the opening tool to pry open the plastic back panel to expose the motherboard.
  • Use the 000 Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 4.5 mm screws from the corners of the interior back panel.

  • Use the opening tool to pry open the plastic back panel to expose the motherboard.

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  • Remove volume and lock buttons by lifting them gently from the casing.

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Image 1/2: Use the opening tool to pry the motherboard from the front face plate. Image 2/2: Use the opening tool to pry the motherboard from the front face plate.
  • Use tweezers to lift the screen wire tab where the cable is connected.

  • Use the opening tool to pry the motherboard from the front face plate.

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Image 1/1: Note prong direction
  • Use opening tool to pry speaker from front panel.

  • Note prong direction

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Conclusion

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

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