Remove battery cover and battery on the back of the device.
  • Remove battery cover and battery on the back of the device.

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Using a small plastic opening tool, remove the lower rear cover.
  • Using a small plastic opening tool, remove the lower rear cover.

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Remove six screws from the midframe of the device.
  • Remove six screws from the midframe of the device.

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Remove the midframe from the phone.
  • Remove the midframe from the phone.

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Gently pry the back the plastic tabs that secure the motherboard to the case.
  • Gently pry the back the plastic tabs that secure the motherboard to the case.

  • Slowly work your way around the case until the tabs until the motherboard comes free.

  • Remove the motherboard.

    • The keypad and navigation ball may become loose and fall away from the motherboard.

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Detach the ribbon cable on the front of the motherboard.
  • Detach the ribbon cable on the front of the motherboard.

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Remove the screen to keep it from being damaged. Remove the screen to keep it from being damaged.
  • Remove the screen to keep it from being damaged.

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Carefully detach the antenna from the two clips on the side of the motherboard. Carefully disconnect the antenna from the motherboard.
  • Carefully detach the antenna from the two clips on the side of the motherboard.

  • Carefully disconnect the antenna from the motherboard.

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Lift the up motherboard from the bottom edge to reveal to ribbon cables. Carefully disconnect the two ribbon cables connecting the motherboard and display.
  • Lift the up motherboard from the bottom edge to reveal to ribbon cables.

  • Carefully disconnect the two ribbon cables connecting the motherboard and display.

  • Remove the motherboard.

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Replace the entire center piece of the case to replace the speaker.
  • Replace the entire center piece of the case to replace the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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