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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the loudspeaker in your Huawei Mate 8.

  1. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.

  2. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the Torx T2 screws from the bottom of the phone

  3. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use an iSclack or a suction handle in the bottom area of your phone to separate the display unit from the rear panel.

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    • Use an opening pick to fully separate the clips, releasing the phone.

    • Do not fully remove the rear case. The fingerprint sensor cable is still connected to the back cover.

    • Open the phone like a book from the SIM tray side.

    • Use a spudger, to disconnect the fingerprint sensor cable.

  5. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Daughterboard interconnect cable: step 5, image 1 of 3 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Daughterboard interconnect cable: step 5, image 2 of 3 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Daughterboard interconnect cable: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the liquid indicator sticker.

    • Remove the Phillips #00 screw that holds down the metal shield.

    • The metal shield is tightly held in place. If you try to remove it without holding it down on one side, it'll break easily.

    • Use a spudger to remove the metal shield.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display, daughterboard interconnect, and battery cables.

  7. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the Phillips #00 screw that holds down the interconnect cable bracket.

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    • Lift the coaxial connector off of its socket to allow access to the daughterboard interconnect cable bracket.

    • Remove the bracket.

  9. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the interconnect cable.

    • Remove the interconnect cable.

  10. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Charging Board: step 10, image 1 of 3 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Charging Board: step 10, image 2 of 3 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Charging Board: step 10, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws.

    • Use the flat end a spudger to disconnect the loudspeaker flex connector.

    • Use the pointy end of a spudger to pry out the daughterboard.

    • Remove the daughterboard.

  11. Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Loudspeaker: step 11, image 1 of 3 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Loudspeaker: step 11, image 2 of 3 Huawei Mate 8 Loudspeaker Replacement, Loudspeaker: step 11, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws.

    • Use the tip of a spudger on the left side of the loudspeaker to pry it out.

    • Remove the loudspeaker.

Conclusion

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

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