Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to replace the motherboard and the speaker assembly. Both the motherboard and speaker are connected.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the back cover by  prying it open with the metal spudger tool.
  • Remove the back cover by prying it open with the metal spudger tool.

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Remove the two screws with a PH000 head screwdriver.
  • Remove the two screws with a PH000 head screwdriver.

  • Keep all your screws in one place.

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Remove the metal piece.
  • Remove the metal piece.

  • Keep this piece safe, as you will need it to reassemble the device again.

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Remove the battery by lifting it up using a plastic spudger.
  • Remove the battery by lifting it up using a plastic spudger.

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Disconnect the cable from the connection.
  • Disconnect the cable from the connection.

  • Be careful not to tear or bend the cable.

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Unscrew the 5 black screws, and the 9 silver screws with a PH000 head screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 5 black screws, and the 9 silver screws with a PH000 head screwdriver.

  • Set aside carefully.

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Remove the two black panels and the clear circle piece. Set aside carefully.
  • Remove the two black panels and the clear circle piece.

  • Set aside carefully.

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Lift up the motherboard carefully, ensuring that you lift the speaker housing and the motherboard together
  • Lift up the motherboard carefully, ensuring that you lift the speaker housing and the motherboard together

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Lift the bottom speaker piece up carefully
  • Lift the bottom speaker piece up carefully

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Conclusion

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

Jay Shah

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