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The Nest Cam also has a listening function. The mic cable is responsible for sound intake. If your Nest Cam's sound is either not transmitting or muffled or even indistinguishable, the mic cable may need to be replaced.

Remove the four 6 mm screws from the back panel with the J000 Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 6 mm screws from the back panel with the J000 Phillips head screwdriver.

  • We suggest designated areas to keep track of all screws.

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Open the back panel completely to expose the inside of the Nest Cam. Using the tweezers, disconnect the red and black mic cable from the motherboard. Using the tweezers, disconnect the red and black mic cable from the motherboard.
  • Open the back panel completely to expose the inside of the Nest Cam.

  • Using the tweezers, disconnect the red and black mic cable from the motherboard.

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Holding the back panel firmly, use a spudger to pry off the small plastic panel holding the mic cable in place.
  • Holding the back panel firmly, use a spudger to pry off the small plastic panel holding the mic cable in place.

  • Use a heat gun to melt the glue keeping the mic cable in place and then remove it.

  • During reassembly this plastic piece may need to be glued back on to ensure the mic cable stays in place on the back panel.

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Conclusion

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

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