Introduction

This guide shows you how to access the speaker of your phone, the component which produces sound.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure your phone is turned off.
  • Make sure your phone is turned off.

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Press the button on the back of the phone and slide the back panel off.
  • Press the button on the back of the phone and slide the back panel off.

  • Remove the battery by pulling it from the phone.

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Note the small metal frame that  hold the SIM card into place.
  • Note the small metal frame that hold the SIM card into place.

  • Gently pull back the tab and lift open the frame.

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Retrieve your SIM card.
  • Retrieve your SIM card.

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Separate the front cover from the main body of the phone.
  • Separate the front cover from the main body of the phone.

  • Set the front cover, as indicated, aside.

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Remove the screws on the phone in the order of the colors of the rainbow (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple) with a Torx T6 screwdriver.
  • Remove the screws on the phone in the order of the colors of the rainbow (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple) with a Torx T6 screwdriver.

  • Removing the screws in this order prevents any unnecessary torsion on the circuit board. Be sure to remove the screws in the order indicated.

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Pull the screen assembly from the base of the phone.
  • Pull the screen assembly from the base of the phone.

  • Set the base of the phone, as indicated, aside.

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Carefully lift the keypad portion of the screen assembly from the circuit board.
  • Carefully lift the keypad portion of the screen assembly from the circuit board.

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Separate the screen from the circuit board.
  • Separate the screen from the circuit board.

  • Note the components circled in orange. These will need to be reconnected during reassembly in order for the screen to function.

  • Set the circuit board, as indicated, aside.

  • Remember to reconnect the screen to the circuit board when reassembling!

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Gently push down on the screen to pop it off of the assembly.
  • Gently push down on the screen to pop it off of the assembly.

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When the screen falls out the assembly, two white tabs will fall out with it.
  • When the screen falls out the assembly, two white tabs will fall out with it.

  • When reinstalling the screen, insert the tabs with the slanted side pointing upwards so they slide into the assembly.

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Set the screen and the tabs aside.
  • Set the screen and the tabs aside.

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You can now access the speaker.
  • You can now access the speaker.

  • Note the tab on the end of the speaker. It must be placed in correctly in order to reinstall the speaker.

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Remove the speaker from the assembly.
  • Remove the speaker from the assembly.

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Conclusion

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

Sterling Fuentes

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