Introduction

Having problems with audio? Your speaker might not be working well! Read this guide to find out how you can fix that! :)

Image 1/1: Product is made of brittle plastic.
  • After removing the BP-T18 battery pack, you will see two 11mm Phillips #0 screws located at the bottom of the phone. Remove both screws with a screwdriver.

  • Product is made of brittle plastic.

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Image 1/2: The opening should become bigger if you exert force at a 30 degrees angle. Image 2/2: Increase the degree of slant until the back cover is completely removed.
  • Locate an easy point of access for a spudger, and then slowly insert it into the gap and pry it open.

  • The opening should become bigger if you exert force at a 30 degrees angle.

  • Increase the degree of slant until the back cover is completely removed.

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Image 1/2: Use a screwdriver to remove all 3 screws. Image 2/2: Use a screwdriver to remove all 3 screws.
  • After removing the back cover, you will see 3 screws: one 7mm Phillips #0 screw at the top and two 11mm Phillips #0 screws at the bottom.

  • Use a screwdriver to remove all 3 screws.

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Image 1/1: Use a screwdriver to remove the three 7mm Phillips #0 screws holding the speaker in place.
  • After disassembling the handset, you will see a circular component at the top section of the handset. This is your speaker.

  • Use a screwdriver to remove the three 7mm Phillips #0 screws holding the speaker in place.

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Image 1/1: Determine if the handset speaker is damaged and needs replaced. Replacement requires soldering.
  • Gently pull out the speaker and inspect it.

  • Determine if the handset speaker is damaged and needs replaced. Replacement requires soldering.

  • Finish removing a faulty speaker by cutting the two wires connecting it to the circuit board.

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  • Solder the replacement speaker in the circuit board. For information on how-to-solder check iFixit's Solder and Desolder Guide by clicking the blue link below.

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Conclusion

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

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