Introduction

First, it is necessary to ensure that the bottom speaker is faulty before replacement. Confirm that this is the case by testing it via a phone call followed by testing the microphone recording application on the phone. If the speaker does not work in both of these cases, it is likely damaged and in need of replacement. The procedure will be presented step-wise to ensure that none of the hardware is damaged, as this guide involves the removal of fragile components.

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  • Use the spudger to pry the back cover off.

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  • Use spudger tool to pry under the battery to lift it up and out.

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  • Remove eight 8.3mm T4 screws with the Torx screwdriver.

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  • Pry the back panel of the screen using the plastic opener.

  • Work your way gently around the device, using picks as necessary to keep the back panel separated.

  • Use caution not to damage the device, as it takes force to remove the rear panel.

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  • Disconnect wire going from the printed circuit board to the motherboard using the tweezers.

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  • Using the plastic prying tool, pry the PCB device from the screen of the phone.

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  • Using the spudger, pry the speaker away from the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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