Introduction

If your volume buttons are not working properly follow this guide to replace them.

Insert spudger into the USB Micro slot and pry the case apart.
  • Insert spudger into the USB Micro slot and pry the case apart.

  • Be careful not to go too deep and bend the prong inside the Micro USB port.

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Slide the wide plastic opening tool across the seem, separating it if you can't pry the device open using just the spudger. Gently separate the case so none of the cords inside are disconnected
  • Slide the wide plastic opening tool across the seem, separating it if you can't pry the device open using just the spudger.

  • Gently separate the case so none of the cords inside are disconnected

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After prying the device apart, it should look like this.
  • After prying the device apart, it should look like this.

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Use the slim plastic opening tool to pry the camera from its initial position.
  • Use the slim plastic opening tool to pry the camera from its initial position.

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Use the precision tweezers to gently disconnect the camera ribbon that is connected to the motherboard.
  • Use the precision tweezers to gently disconnect the camera ribbon that is connected to the motherboard.

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Remove the plastic volume button.
  • Remove the plastic volume button.

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Remove the two screws that hold the volume button assembly in place.
  • Remove the two screws that hold the volume button assembly in place.

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Un-solder the yellow, red, and black wires that connect the volume module to the motherboard.
  • Un-solder the yellow, red, and black wires that connect the volume module to the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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