1. 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.

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

    • Remove the D-ring.

    Hi i m looking for the d-ring and the silicone on the top of the charging holes do you know were i CAN buy it ?? Thanks

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    • 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.

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    • Using the Phillips J0 head screwdriver, unscrew the four silver 9 mm screws.

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

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    • 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.

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    • With a metal spudger, pry open the tabs on the speaker sleeve along the length of the speaker.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the sleeve off from the bottom of the speaker.

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    • Peel off the sleeve.

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    • Use a Phillips 1 screwdriver to unscrew the eight black 14 mm screws along the length of the casing.

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    • With the screws removed, pry open the casing to be able to get to the components inside.

    • Try prying the case open from one of the ends if that is easier.

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    • With a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew two 5.6 mm screws from the rectangular shaped circuit board.

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    • With the Phillips #2 screwdriver, unscrew the 9.9 mm screw from the larger circuit board surrounding the speaker.

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    • Once all of the screws are gone, you should be able to remove the circuit boards and find the battery.

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    • Remove the battery by pulling it from the terminal as marked in the picture.

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    • Remove the speaker by pulling it from the terminal as marked in the picture.

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    • Remove the second speaker by pulling it from the terminal as marked in the picture.

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    • Finally, remove the motherboard completely by pulling it from the terminal as marked in the picture.

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Conclusion

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

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Is there anywhere I can buy the motherboard to replace my UE Boom board fried by lightning?

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