Introduction

If the rear speaker on your Blackberry 7520 is broken, look here to install a new one.

Image 1/2: Push down on the black button on the back of the phone to slide the rear panel off. Image 2/2: The battery should be visible now.
  • Turn the phone upside down.

  • Push down on the black button on the back of the phone to slide the rear panel off.

  • The battery should be visible now.

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Image 1/3: '''Gently''' smack the phone against your hand to dislodge the battery. Image 2/3: '''Gently''' smack the phone against your hand to dislodge the battery. Image 3/3: '''Gently''' smack the phone against your hand to dislodge the battery.
  • Hold the BlackBerry in one hand face-up with the screen facing towards you.

  • Gently smack the phone against your hand to dislodge the battery.

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  • Use a T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the six screws located on the rear of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Applying too much pressure could break the plastic clips and permanently damage the casing, so be careful. Image 2/2: Applying too much pressure could break the plastic clips and permanently damage the casing, so be careful.
  • Use a pick or plastic iPod opening tool to push the clips, that are holding the rear casing. Apply a firm pressure at a forty-five degree angle to dislodge the clips.

  • Applying too much pressure could break the plastic clips and permanently damage the casing, so be careful.

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  • Repeat the process of unlatching the clips for the top section of the Blackberry.

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  • Do not try to pull the two pieces apart. You may tear the antenna cable. Instead, fold the two pieces open to avoid stress on the cable.

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  • Separating the two halves allows you to access the speaker. Which is located in the front half of the case.

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Image 1/3: To reinsert the speaker, align the blue notch to the blue stud. Then the red notch to the red stud. As shown in the last picture. Image 2/3: To reinsert the speaker, align the blue notch to the blue stud. Then the red notch to the red stud. As shown in the last picture. Image 3/3: To reinsert the speaker, align the blue notch to the blue stud. Then the red notch to the red stud. As shown in the last picture.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the speaker and the case. Then pry the speaker out.

  • To reinsert the speaker, align the blue notch to the blue stud. Then the red notch to the red stud. As shown in the last picture.

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Conclusion

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

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