Introduction

A dead battery can be an inexpensive fix for devices that will not charge, or have a short battery life. This guide will show you how this part can be replaced.

Locate the ends of the speaker.
  • Locate the ends of the speaker.

  • Put a plastic opening tool in-between the rubber end and the mesh.

  • Apply a upward force in order to pry open the end.

  • Apply this procedure to the other side as well.

  • Will take force.

  • Using metal tools may permanently mar your device.

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Take the Jimmy and pry up the rubber strip that has the volume buttons on it.
  • Take the Jimmy and pry up the rubber strip that has the volume buttons on it.

  • You will hear clicks as it pries up, don't worry.

  • Remove all the rubber you pried off.

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  • Use tweezers to lift end of plastic retainer on edge of mesh out of its channel.

  • Work the plastic retainer out of the channel all the way around the speaker.

  • Be gentle, it is easy to damage the fabric.

  • Repeat for other side.

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  • Pull up on the top cover which contains the auxiliary and USB ports in order to remove it from the base.

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  • Pull on white strip to remove battery.

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Conclusion

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

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There is a way to take it apart without all these steps and a complete tear down.

Brian Longhurst - Reply

How to ensure it’s waterproof upon reassembly?

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