Introduction

This guide gives step-by-step instructions on repairing the speaker for a Motorola C290 cell phone.

  1. Flip open your Motorola C290. Remove rubber stoppers located around main screen using a push pin. This reveals four screws.
    • Flip open your Motorola C290.

    • Remove rubber stoppers located around main screen using a push pin.

    • This reveals four screws.

    • Use a Torx T6 Screwdriver to unscrew the four screws.

  2. Use a plastic opening tool to pry open a gap between the top cover and the face of the phone. Slide the plastic opening tool along gap and pry open case.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry open a gap between the top cover and the face of the phone.

    • Slide the plastic opening tool along gap and pry open case.

    • Remove top cover.

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  4. Unclip circuit attachments located on back of screen circuit board using a Spudger. Unclip circuit attachments located on back of screen circuit board using a Spudger.
    • Unclip circuit attachments located on back of screen circuit board using a Spudger.

  5. Insert the plastic opening tool between the metal screen components and the plastic frame at the corners. Firmly pry the screen components from the frame with a twisting motion You will need to apply a good amount of force as you pry, twisting in a right-to-left motion.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool between the metal screen components and the plastic frame at the corners.

    • Firmly pry the screen components from the frame with a twisting motion

    • You will need to apply a good amount of force as you pry, twisting in a right-to-left motion.

    • Completely remove screen components from frame.

  6. Insert spudger underneath the speaker. Gently break the sticky seal between the phone case and speaker. Lift the speaker off the phone case.
    • Insert spudger underneath the speaker.

    • Gently break the sticky seal between the phone case and speaker.

    • Lift the speaker off the phone case.

    • Note: It will be necessary to destroy the seal to remove the speaker.

Conclusion

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

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