Introduction

When the cell phone speaker is blown and it needs to be replaced, this guide will show you how.

  1. Be sure cell phone is off before you begin to disassemble the phone.
    • Be sure cell phone is off before you begin to disassemble the phone.

    • Press the button on the bottom of the back of the cell phone.

    • Slide rear panel down and remove it.

  2. Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out.
    • Using your fingernail, pry the back of the battery upwards and pull out.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool under the faceplate.

    • Separate the faceplate from main body by twisting the prying tool with some force.

    • The faceplate is held by three plastic fasteners, so pry evenly on both sides of phone.

    • Locate and remove the six screws on the front of the phone using a T6 Torx.

      • All 6 screws are 6.9mm long.

    • After removing screws, lift the motherboard assembly straight off the cell phone body.

    • With the LCD unit removed, gently press out the speaker with a non-metallic pointed object.

Conclusion

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

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