Introduction

This guide is intended to help fix buttons that are not functioning correctly.

Make sure the device is powered off before you begin.
  • Make sure the device is powered off before you begin.

  • Separate the trim from the device using a jimmy or metal spudger.

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Use the PH1 screwdriver to remove the five   6 mm Phillips screws from the battery cover.
  • Use the PH1 screwdriver to remove the five 6 mm Phillips screws from the battery cover.

  • Remove the battery cover and set it aside.

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  • Use a spudger to carefully remove the liquid electrical tape holding the battery inside the battery compartment.

  • Be careful to not puncture the battery, or damage the battery wire underneath the liquid electrical tape.

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  • Use a metal spudger to pry the edge of the battery out of the device.

  • Lift the battery and remove the 16 mm PH2 screw underneath.

  • Notice the battery wire connecting the battery to the device. Attempting remove the battery completely could cause damage to the wire.

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  • Remove the remaining four 16 mm Phillips screws from the white plastic casing using the PH2 screwdriver.

The two screws on the right side (side with the USB port) are too long to extract with the iFixit screwdriver in the basic kit. I needed to use a regular thin PH2 screwdriver to get them out.

Matthew Poole - Reply

  • Start in a corner, where the casing and the side meet. Use a pointed metal spudger to pry apart the glue holding these seams together.

  • Slide the metal spudger along these seams to separate the back casing from the rest of the speaker.

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  • Once the device is open, disconnect the three white connectors from the motherboard.

  • Remove the upper casing.

Hi , Thanks a lot in my speacker i had broken plastic part which affect clear sound with your guide i open mine seasily and take it out now i have beand new sound which i had before. thanks again.

kasravihasan - Reply

  • Remove the 9 mm Phillips screw in the corner of the motherboard.

There are 2 screws to remove, the other is under the barcode sticker

Andrew Allman - Reply

hey bru the scewdriver you useing what do you call it and where can you get the kit

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  • Remove the motherboard from the casing by lifting the corner of the board out of the device.

  • If the motherboard won't budge, be sure that the square component on the bottom of the motherboard clears the edge of the speaker.

  • During reassembly, make sure the motherboard is fully installed and not sticking up past its original position, as this could damage the motherboard.

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  • Disconnect the two white connectors from the bottom of the motherboard.

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  • Pull down on the black clip holding the ribbon cable in place.

  • Pull the ribbon cable from the connector using the blue tab.

  • Remove the motherboard from the device.

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  • Locate the buttons on top of the device. Peel the white piece of tape located along the side of this button membrane.

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  • Gently pull out the button membrane. You should not expect much resistance.

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Conclusion

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

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conseguiste el boton de repuesto?

Mario A Vargas S - Reply

Por favor, disculpe mis errores:

"No puedo encontrar un nuevo reemplazo. Compra uno roto. Utilice el botón de la que se rompe."

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