Introduction

HTC is now known for there audio quality. The bottom speaker is a major item in the device so the user can have the full HTC sound experience. This guides purpose is geared towards the user replacing the speakers.

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  • Pry open the back panel by inserting the plastic opening tool on the left of the camera. We find this spot the easiest to get the tool under the panel.

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  • Once you get an open spot, with a second plastic opening tool, slide down to the bottom of the phone to free the rest of side.

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Image 1/1: Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.
  • There is adhesive between the battery and the back panel. Take a nylon spudger to cut through the adhesive.

  • Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.

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  • Once all way around the bottom, the panel should be broken free of the adhesive, and the rest of the panel should pop right off.

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Image 1/1: Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.
  • Insert a nylon spudger at the bottom of the battery and lift up to remove the battery.

  • Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.

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  • There is adhesive on the other side of the battery as well, take the nylon spudger used to get off the panel and cut through.

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  • Carefully lift battery backside first to disconnect the white connector.

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  • Using the T5 screw driver, unscrew the following screws.

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  • Using the T5 screw driver remove the remaining screw at the bottom right corner of the phone.

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  • Lift and remove black plastic casing with a nylon spudger to access the motherboard and speaker.

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  • Using the PH000 unscrew the following screws that are holding down the motherboard.

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  • Using the PH000 screw driver, unscrew the remaining screw.

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  • Gently disconnect the wire located on the right side of the device from the bottom motherboard .

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  • Using a pair of tweezers, gently grab and lift the motherboard.

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  • Using a pair of tweezers, gently grab and remove the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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Where do you acquire new speakers? Can you tell me if the speakers are as powerful as the ones in the M8

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