Introduction

Removing the speaker requires the removal of the motherboard, which requires nearly a full dis-assembly of the phone.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Push away from the phone to release back panel.
  • Place thumb on the rubber tab on the lower back of the phone.

  • Push away from the phone to release back panel.

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  • Lift the back panel of the phone to expose battery (not shown here).

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  • Pull antenna up, away from the phone, to reveal two of six screws.

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  • Unscrew all six 5.4 mm screws on the back side of the phone using the T-6 screwdriver bit.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to break or bend the ribbon cables. Image 2/2: Be careful not to break or bend the ribbon cables.
  • Gently separate the front and back sides of the phone.

  • Be careful not to break or bend the ribbon cables.

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  • Detach the first ribbon cable by unplugging it from the logic board.

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  • Gently remove the side button by pulling the buttons away from the phone.

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  • Grab the tab at the bottom of the metal plate, and pull to remove the plate from the phone.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove microphone using your fingers. Image 2/3: Gently remove microphone using your fingers. Image 3/3: Gently remove microphone using your fingers.
  • Slightly bend the phone frame to expose microphone protrusion.

  • Gently remove microphone using your fingers.

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  • Once the microphone has been removed, remove the connecting piece

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Conclusion

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

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