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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the earpiece speaker on your Motorola Droid Turbo.

  1. Prepare an iOpener and lay it over the rear case to soften the adhesive on securing the rear case to the phone.
    • Prepare an iOpener and lay it over the rear case to soften the adhesive on securing the rear case to the phone.

  2. Use a plastic opening tool to pry the rear case off of the rest of the device. Remove the rear case.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the rear case off of the rest of the device.

    • Remove the rear case.

    • The wireless charging coil may try to stick to the rear case, so make sure to remove it from the case before fully separating the rear case from the rest of the device.

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  4. Remove the midframe bezel.
    • Remove the midframe bezel.

  5. Remove the four Torx T5 screws securing the midframe plate.
    • Remove the four Torx T5 screws securing the midframe plate.

  6. Remove the midframe.
    • Remove the midframe.

  7. Use a Jimmy to pry under the speaker and lift to remove it. Be sure to place your tool under the entire speaker assembly, against the plastic frame, and pry there.
    • Use a Jimmy to pry under the speaker and lift to remove it.

    • Be sure to place your tool under the entire speaker assembly, against the plastic frame, and pry there.

    • These photos show an incorrect tool position—prying this high up on the speaker assembly may damage it. Place your tool underneath the speaker assembly, not on the edge as shown here.

    • The speaker is secured with some light adhesive, so some force may be required.

Conclusion

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

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