Introduction

This guide will show you how to properly replace your broken LG Optimus F3 Headphone Jack. Please make sure to have the listed tools and parts before you get started.

Place your thumb at the bottom of the phone's back where the charging port is located.
  • Place your thumb at the bottom of the phone's back where the charging port is located.

  • Gently pull the cover off.

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Using the indent at the bottom of the battery, lift and remove the battery from the phone.
  • Using the indent at the bottom of the battery, lift and remove the battery from the phone.

    • Place the battery in a safe location as you will need it for reassembly.

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Remove the ten 1.0 mm screws on the rear case.
  • Remove the ten 1.0 mm screws on the rear case.

    • Place the screws in a safe location as you will need them for reassembly.

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Pry apart the joints to separate the inner case.
  • Pry apart the joints to separate the inner case.

    • Insert the opening tool on different locations until the case comes off easily.

    • To avoid damaging the joints of the case do not pry if there is resistance.

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With the inner cover removed, locate your headphone jack.
  • With the inner cover removed, locate your headphone jack.

    • It will be in the upper right corner on the back of the phone.

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Gently grab the headphone jack along the sides with tweezers.
  • Gently grab the headphone jack along the sides with tweezers.

  • Lift the headphone jack out of its socket.

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Insert the new headphone jack into the headphone socket by lining up the connectors and gently pressing down.
  • Insert the new headphone jack into the headphone socket by lining up the connectors and gently pressing down.

    • Make sure the dark side without the connectors is face up.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device follow these steps in reverse order.

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