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Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the external speaker on your phone. The external speaker is the speaker that is used for louder noises produced from your phone such as music. This is different from the ear speaker that you hear during phone calls.

  1. First remove the back cover of your phone to expose the battery.
    • First remove the back cover of your phone to expose the battery.

  2. Turn the phone over.
    • Turn the phone over.

    • Push forward on the battery with your thumb.

  3. Take the battery out by lifting it upwards. When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up.
    • Take the battery out by lifting it upwards.

    • When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up.

  4. Remove the four 4.9mm T6 Torx screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone. Remove the four 4.9mm T6 Torx screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone.
    • Remove the four 4.9mm T6 Torx screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone.

  5. Remove the two 4.3mm #00 Phillips screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone.
    • Remove the two 4.3mm #00 Phillips screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone.

  6. Insert the plastic opening tool along the seams at different points to it pry the clips off. This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step. This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool along the seams at different points to it pry the clips off.

    • This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step.

  7. Using the plastic opening tool, pry the external speaker out of the back panel. Using the plastic opening tool, pry the external speaker out of the back panel.
    • Using the plastic opening tool, pry the external speaker out of the back panel.

Conclusion

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

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