Introduction

Use this guide to replace the earpiece speaker in your LG G3 Vigor.

  1. Locate the notch on the bottom right of the phone.
    • Locate the notch on the bottom right of the phone.

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  2. Gently pull the cover on the back of the phone off to locate the battery.
    • Gently pull the cover on the back of the phone off to locate the battery.

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    • Remove the battery by lifting from the slot at the bottom of the battery.

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    • Remove the twelve Phillips #00 screws securing the midframe to the rest of the phone.

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    • Work a plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the phone to separate the midframe from the rest of the phone.

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    • Use the spudger to gently unplug the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard. Then remove the rear facing camera.

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    • Use the spudger to gently unplug the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard.

    • Remove the front camera.

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    • Use the flat edge of a spudger to disconnect the motherboard ribbon connector.

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    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to push back the two motherboard retaining flaps.

    • The motherboard should now be able to be lifted out of the device.

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    • Remove the earpiece speaker with the metal spudger by prying it out.

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Conclusion

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

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