Introduction

By following this guide, you'll be able to remove and replace the speakers in your Moto G, in the event that they are malfunctioning. This repair is not difficult, but it may take some time, as you have to dig through a few layers to reach the speakers. All you'll need is a T5 Torx screwdriver and a plastic opening tool.

Make sure your Moto G is turned off before beginning disassembly. Starting at the USB port on the bottom, remove the rear cover by prying it off with your finger. Work your way down the sides to avoid cracking the rear cover.
  • Make sure your Moto G is turned off before beginning disassembly.

  • Starting at the USB port on the bottom, remove the rear cover by prying it off with your finger.

  • Work your way down the sides to avoid cracking the rear cover.

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Remove the eight 4.2 mm screws at the top and bottom of the phone using a T5 Torx screwdriver. Using the same screwdriver, remove the six 3.2 mm screws on the sides. Remove the next layer of the phone by prying it off with your fingers.
  • Remove the eight 4.2 mm screws at the top and bottom of the phone using a T5 Torx screwdriver.

  • Using the same screwdriver, remove the six 3.2 mm screws on the sides.

  • Remove the next layer of the phone by prying it off with your fingers.

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Using a plastic opening tool or tweezers, disconnect the SIM/SD card reader at the top of the phone. Disconnect the battery connector by prying it off of the motherboard. Disconnect the vibration motor by prying its connector off of the motherboard.
  • Using a plastic opening tool or tweezers, disconnect the SIM/SD card reader at the top of the phone.

  • Disconnect the battery connector by prying it off of the motherboard.

  • Disconnect the vibration motor by prying its connector off of the motherboard.

sir when I put on for charging it shows 50% charging after 1 hour when I removed the charger its showin 0 and total is dead. what is the reason

leela - Reply

moto g 2 completely dead what the reason

leela - Reply

There's no need to remove the battery or motherboard to get to the speakers - they are accessible as soon as the back cover is removed. Skip this step and jump straight to step 10

Paul Abraham - Reply

Using a plastic opening tool, carefully pry off the entire SIM/SD card reader component. Don't worry about ripping the copper foil a little bit, it is easy to put back on. When reassembling the device, do not attempt to smooth the foil down with your finger. Metal foil can become sharp if folded in a certain way, and you may be cut.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully pry off the entire SIM/SD card reader component.

  • Don't worry about ripping the copper foil a little bit, it is easy to put back on.

  • When reassembling the device, do not attempt to smooth the foil down with your finger. Metal foil can become sharp if folded in a certain way, and you may be cut.

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Peel off the two black stickers on the right side of the battery using your fingers. Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards. Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards.
  • Peel off the two black stickers on the right side of the battery using your fingers.

  • Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards.

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Remove LCD connector by lifting the black plastic flap. Remove LCD connector by lifting the black plastic flap. Remove LCD connector by lifting the black plastic flap.
  • Remove LCD connector by lifting the black plastic flap.

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Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew the three 2.2 mm screws holding the motherboard in place. Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew the three 2.2 mm screws holding the motherboard in place. Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew the three 2.2 mm screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew the three 2.2 mm screws holding the motherboard in place.

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Carefully remove the motherboard. Carefully remove the motherboard.
  • Carefully remove the motherboard.

from here ill get motherboard for g2

prem surve - Reply

This is where you will find the two speakers, after you have taken off the motherboard.
  • This is where you will find the two speakers, after you have taken off the motherboard.

I also would like to know know why it would be necessary to remove the board before removing the speakers? Nothing is prohibiting the speakers from being removed right away.

Jennifer - Reply

With the motherboard off, use tweezers to grab the top speaker. Remove the speaker and replace it with a new one.
  • With the motherboard off, use tweezers to grab the top speaker.

  • Remove the speaker and replace it with a new one.

Speaker not working after replacement, what is trick to setting the correct height of the speaker to make proper contact with the spring terminals?

brian351max - Reply

Use tweezers to replace the bottom speaker. Remove the speaker and replace it with a new one.
  • Use tweezers to replace the bottom speaker.

  • Remove the speaker and replace it with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

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Same problem happened to me when I replaced the screen, had to remove the speaker and when I put it back the upper (left) didn't work and the lower (right) had terrible distortion noise. playing a little with the upper speaker location made it work but with noise as well.

The phone is useless without this speaker, it's pretty shame that nobody pays attention to this point in their guides.

Tal wns - Reply

Have you fixed your speakers? Did you at least discovered why it happened?

Erick Carvalho Campos -

I had a similar problem after replacing my battery. After I put the phone back together, my bottom speaker was not working. I went ahead and ordered a speaker to replace the one that was not working, and it still didn't work. Knowing that my top speaker was working okay, I replaced the top speaker to see if the new one I received was working, and it didn't work on top either. As a matter of fact, I put back the original top speaker that was working okay, and now it doesn't work. So now neither one of them are working. I have to use earphones to hear my phone. I don't know what happened. The instructions to replace the speakers are not that difficult.

Does anyone have any suggestions on what I should do? I'm not ready to give up my phone just yet.

Betsey -

I replaced the speakers recently and it is not recessary to remove the motherboard to replace them.

Dan Eff - Reply

To corroborate with the other commenters: removing the motherboard is unnecessary. The speakers are only held in with a small ring of adhesive, which can easily be pried out. Additionally, the two speakers are identical.

Gavin Lochtefeld - Reply

Where can I get new speakers?

hlwjrnc - Reply

My moto g2 handset was burnt by short circuit and hence not opening only rather i may say that it was damaged. So, help me in repairing the handset.......

dipa10000 - Reply

I was having trouble removing the adhesive copper foil above the battery, most of it ripped and is ruined. How much will that affect phone performance?

Andy Ludowese - Reply

I had no sound after replacing my screen, but it's kind of working now after footering about, so I thought I'd share my thoughts for anyone in a similar predicament (I'm very much a chancer - happy to be corrected by someone who knows what they're on about!)

It seems like the speakers are connected via conductors on the back panel. I think the reason I had no sound after transferring them (along with everything else) to the new screen assembly was that the clear plastic/adhesive bit on the new thing wasn't thick enough, so the speaker wasn't being pressed against the back panel hard enough to make a good contact. I swapped this in from the old one and hey presto! A bit distorted, but working :)

So when performing Steps 10 and 11, make sure you don't leave a bit of transparent plastic behind - I'm not sure whether this is additional to the adhesive, or whether it's just turned hard in the meantime, but either way, the speaker needs to be at a certain height to work.

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