Introduction

This guide will be showing you how to replace the speaker for the Digital2 D2-861G model. Be sure to carefully remove the speaker to avoid damaging the device.

Image 1/1: Place your device on a soft cloth to avoid scratching the screen.
  • Working on your device while powered on may result in electric shock. Make sure to unplug and power down your device before you begin.

  • Place your device on a soft cloth to avoid scratching the screen.

  • Flip your device over so back panel is facing upwards

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Image 1/2: Insert spudger in the slot below the micro SD card Image 2/2: You should hear clips releasing as you pry along the edges.
  • Do not use a lot of force as it can break the clips or the back panel.

  • Insert spudger in the slot below the micro SD card

  • You should hear clips releasing as you pry along the edges.

  • With the spudger tool, run along the edges of the backing undoing 20 plastic clips.

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Image 1/3: Carefully remove the tape to avoid damaging the device. Image 2/3: Remove '''ALL''' the yellow tape securing the  gold colored ZIF (Zero insertion force) connector and the battery. ''Discard '' or ''save'' the tape if you would like. Image 3/3: To unclip the connector. Go under the black tab with a spudger or finger nail and simply lift up.
  • Look at the images to locate the black tabs.

  • Carefully remove the tape to avoid damaging the device.

  • Remove ALL the yellow tape securing the gold colored ZIF (Zero insertion force) connector and the battery. Discard or save the tape if you would like.

  • To unclip the connector. Go under the black tab with a spudger or finger nail and simply lift up.

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Image 1/2: Locate the bundled cable connector and disconnect it by simply pulling it gently with your hands or using a spudger. Image 2/2: Use prying tools to carefully break the adhesive under the battery
  • Make sure to not bend or puncture the battery when removing it.

  • Locate the bundled cable connector and disconnect it by simply pulling it gently with your hands or using a spudger.

  • Use prying tools to carefully break the adhesive under the battery

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Image 1/2: Now that you have removed the battery, proceed to removing the two 3.51mm screws with your''' Phillips #00 Screwdriver'''. Image 2/2: Carefully lift the casing and pull back the tape along with the soldered wire.
  • Be sure to have a magnetic mat or anything magnetic to hold your screws!

  • Now that you have removed the battery, proceed to removing the two 3.51mm screws with your Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

  • Carefully lift the casing and pull back the tape along with the soldered wire.

  • You can remove the soldered wire if you want or leave it connected. Refer to iFixit's guide on how to Solder How To Solder and Desolder Connections

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Image 1/1: Now that the casing is off, proceed to the motherboard and solder off the cable. The area that needs soldering will be labled "SPK"
  • Refer to iFixit's guide on how to Solder How To Solder and Desolder Connections

  • Now that the casing is off, proceed to the motherboard and solder off the cable. The area that needs soldering will be labled "SPK"

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Conclusion

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

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