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.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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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There is adhesive between the battery and the back panel. Take a nylon spudger to cut through the adhesive.
  • 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.
  • 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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Insert a nylon spudger at the bottom of the battery and lift up to remove the battery.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Carefully lift battery backside first to disconnect the white connector.

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