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Introduction

This guide will help you get to the speaker, in case it needs to be replaced

  1. Carefully pull the rear cover from the back of the phone.
    • 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.

  2. Lay the phone down on it's screen. 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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  4. Remove the four black 3.5mm T5 screws from the back of the phone. Remove the four black 3.5mm T5 screws from the back of the phone.
    • Remove the four black 3.5mm T5 screws from the back of the phone.

  5. 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.
    • 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.

  6. With the chassis removed, set down the phone and locate the speaker on the inside of the housing.
    • With the chassis removed, set down the phone and locate the speaker on the inside of the housing.

    • The speaker should be easily popped out of place with a small amount of force

  7. Congratulations! The speaker is now removed and can be replaced or repaired.
    • Congratulations! The speaker is now removed and can be replaced or repaired.

Conclusion

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

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