Introduction

This guide is for removing the phone's earpiece speaker.

  1. Using a spudger, remove the four rubber covers from over the screws.
    • Using a spudger, remove the four rubber covers from over the screws.

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  2. Unscrew the cover screws using the T6 bit
    • Unscrew the cover screws using the T6 bit

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    • Loosen and remove the cover with a plastic opening tool.

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    • Gently loosen the protective cover with the plastic opening tool.

    Do not pry from the top or bottom of the metal cover. There are a pair of 1/4" long openings on either side of the metal cover at the midpoint of the case. The plastic teeth which lock into the openings must be withdrawn. I used the point of cuticle sissors to get behind the metal strip under each tooth and pull outwards a small distance to release each tooth. The sides of the cover will spring up.

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    • Carefully remove the protective cover from the circuitry

    • Slowly peel the black rubber gasket up off the circuit board.

    • Carefully move the camera out of the way using your hand.

    • Use a flat tool to separate the connection between the upper and lower circuit boards.

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    • Gently slip the copper strip out from under the circutry by hand.

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    • Pry out the speaker using your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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