Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to effectively remove and replace the headphone jack. This replacement will take 15-20 minutes. However, if the guide is followed to the letter, the task will be accomplished with minimal damage to the device.

Use a Philips screwdriver to remove the four screws: two at the top and two at the bottom of the device.
  • Use a Philips screwdriver to remove the four screws: two at the top and two at the bottom of the device.

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Place the device screen down on the table and use a pry tool to remove the back panel. Place the device screen down on the table and use a pry tool to remove the back panel.
  • Place the device screen down on the table and use a pry tool to remove the back panel.

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For your safety, remove the battery.
  • For your safety, remove the battery.

  • Using a solder iron, remove the wires connecting the battery to the motherboard.

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Remove the screw attaching the motherboard to the back panel. Gently remove the motherboard. Remove the screw attaching the motherboard to the back panel. Gently remove the motherboard.
  • Remove the screw attaching the motherboard to the back panel. Gently remove the motherboard.

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The headphone jack is attached to the motherboard, so the whole thing must be replaced.
  • The headphone jack is attached to the motherboard, so the whole thing must be replaced.

  • With the new mother board, use these steps in reverse to reassemble the device.

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Conclusion

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

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