Introduction

Use this guide to replace the earpiece speaker in the HTC HD2. This is a fairly easy repair, once the rear cover is removed.

Image 1/1: Place a finger beneath the small lip on the left side of the battery.
  • Carefully pull the rear cover from the back of the phone.

  • Place a finger beneath the small lip on the left side of the battery.

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Image 1/2: Lift up on the lip and pull the battery from the phone. Image 2/2: Lift up on the lip and pull the battery from the phone.
  • Lay the phone down on it's screen.

  • Lift up on the lip and pull the battery from the phone.

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  • Remove the four black 3.5mm T5 screws from the back of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Slide the spudger along the seam between the frame and the display. Image 2/2: Using the spudger for leverage, carefully pry the midframe away from the display assembly.
  • Insert the flat end of a spudger between the midframe and the display.

  • Slide the spudger along the seam between the frame and the display.

  • Using the spudger for leverage, carefully pry the midframe away from the display assembly.

    • This process will take some effort. Continue to pry slowly and carefully until the frame begins to detach.

  • As it releases, pull the midframe away from the phone.

  • The volume control tab may fall off during removal. It can be easily reattached.

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Image 1/3: Remove the earpiece speaker from the phone. Image 2/3: Remove the earpiece speaker from the phone. Image 3/3: Remove the earpiece speaker from the phone.
  • Disconnect the small speaker cable from its socket on the motherboard.

  • Remove the earpiece speaker from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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