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.

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

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  • Turn the phone over and remove the battery by using your thumb to push forward on the battery and then lift it.

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Image 1/2: When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up. Image 2/2: When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up.
  • Take the battery out

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

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

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

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Image 1/3: Insert the plastic opening tool along the seams at different points to it pry up Image 2/3: This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step. Image 3/3: This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the clips off

  • Insert the plastic opening tool along the seams at different points to it pry up

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

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

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Conclusion

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

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