Introduction

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

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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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

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

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Conclusion

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

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