Introduction

This guide will take you through the very easy process of replacing the downward facing speaker that has either died or blown out.

Image 1/1: Remove SD card and SIM Card.
  • Power off the device before starting speaker replacement.

  • Remove SD card and SIM Card.

  • With the opening tool, gently pry the back plate away from the main board. The corners are the easiest spots to start at.

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Image 1/2: It may be possible to use a blow dryer on low heat but I'd advise against it unless absolutely necessary. Image 2/2: It may be possible to use a blow dryer on low heat but I'd advise against it unless absolutely necessary.
  • Gently pull the back cover away from the adhesive on the battery.

  • It may be possible to use a blow dryer on low heat but I'd advise against it unless absolutely necessary.

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Image 1/1: Swap in your new, working speaker.
  • Remove the the single screw attaching the speaker module to the motherboard.

  • Swap in your new, working speaker.

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Conclusion

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

Calvin Hodgson

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