Parts

No parts required.

  1. Flip the device over so that the back of the phone is facing you and the screen is against your palm.
    • Flip the device over so that the back of the phone is facing you and the screen is against your palm.

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  2. Locate the slit at the bottom of the back cover.
    • Locate the slit at the bottom of the back cover.

    • Using your fingernail, lift up on the back cover to expose the battery.

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    • Lift the back cover off the phone.

    • The back cover is snapped onto the phone so you will feel it unsnapping as you remove it.

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    • Find the indented notch at the base of the battery.

    • Lift the battery out of the phone with your fingers by pressing forward and lifting upward.

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    • After removing the battery, you will need to remove the screws holding the phone's middle cover.

    • There are eleven screws that hold the plate to the rest of the phone.

    • The screw that is marked by the orange circle is covered by a white dot. It is used as a tampering deterrent.

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    • After all the screws are removed from the back circuit, use your fingers to remove the lower section of the middle cover.

    • Grab the top of the lower middle cover and pull it outward towards you, exposing the circuit board underneath.

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    • Begin working your way around the sides of the middle cover, unsnapping it gently.

    • Be gentle as you pry the middle cover off. The parts may break if you are too forceful.

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    • The speaker is attached to the inside of the back cover and visible once the middle cover is removed.

    • Using small pliers, gently remove the speaker.

    • The speaker may be difficult to remove due to the adhesive that keeps it in place.

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Conclusion

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

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