Turn the device over. The D-ring will be on the left face of the speaker when viewing the device from this orientation.
  • Turn the device over. The D-ring will be on the left face of the speaker when viewing the device from this orientation.

Lift the handle on the D-ring and unscrew it. Remove the D-ring.
  • Lift the handle on the D-ring and unscrew it.

  • Remove the D-ring.

Any repairs made from this point forward will void your device's warranty.
  • Any repairs made from this point forward will void your device's warranty.

  • Holding the speaker upright, wedge the metal spudger in between the casing and the speaker. Gently pry open the tabs as they are easily broken.

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Find the part of the casing that covers the volume controls. Wedge the metal spudger under this and pry open all of the tabs as in the previous step. Repeat for the bottom of the speaker and pry the casing open with your fingers. Repeat for the bottom of the speaker and pry the casing open with your fingers.
  • Find the part of the casing that covers the volume controls. Wedge the metal spudger under this and pry open all of the tabs as in the previous step.

  • Repeat for the bottom of the speaker and pry the casing open with your fingers.

Using the Phillips J0 head screwdriver, unscrew the four silver 9 mm screws. Do the same for the two black 7 mm screws.
  • Using the Phillips J0 head screwdriver, unscrew the four silver 9 mm screws.

  • Do the same for the two black 7 mm screws.

This next step involves the use of a hot soldering iron. Remember to be careful during this step since it can be easy to burn yourself. Using a soldering iron, solder the two ends of the green Bluetooth adapter. You might need another person's help to lift the adapter while you solder it.
  • This next step involves the use of a hot soldering iron. Remember to be careful during this step since it can be easy to burn yourself.

  • Using a soldering iron, solder the two ends of the green Bluetooth adapter.

  • You might need another person's help to lift the adapter while you solder it.

I think this might be the NFC board.

It probably doesn’t have anything to do with bluetooth since removing it has no effect whatsoever on bluetooth performance.

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With the Bluetooth adapter soldered off, remove it and your device should now look like this.
  • With the Bluetooth adapter soldered off, remove it and your device should now look like this.

Conclusion

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

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