Introduction

Use this guide to remove and replace the Nokia 6010's microphone.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Press the small tab on the bottom of the back of the phone.
    • Press the small tab on the bottom of the back of the phone.

    • Push the back case upward towards the power button. The back case will then pop off.

      • It requires some force, so be careful.

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  2. Lift the battery near the bottom and pry up.
    • Lift the battery near the bottom and pry up.

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    • With one hand, press the ridged tab near the visible side of the SIM card.

    • Slide the card out with your other hand.

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    • Grip the phone on either the sides, the top, or the bottom.

    • Pull the front case away from the rest of the phone.

      • There are no special tabs to keep it in place so it should wiggle free easily.

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    • Lift the keypad away from the body of the phone.

      • The keypad is the rubber-backed piece with the number keys.

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    • Remove the six screws around the front of the phone body with a T6 screwdriver.

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    • Insert your finger underneath the speaker piece and pry away from the phone body.

      • The plastic layer containing the LCD screen and speaker takes some force to remove.

    • There are 4 plastic tabs which keep it in place, but they are hard to press. Be careful and go tab by tab or use a spudger if you are nervous about using too much force.

    • The LCD and the speaker are attached to the same piece and must be replaced together.

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    • Slide the rubber power button away from the body of the phone.

      • The power button is the rubber piece on the top of the phone.

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    • Insert a finger between the phone body and logic board.

      • The logic board is the green plastic piece with circuitry attached.

    • Pull the board away gently.

      • The board is delicate and contains electronic parts. Be careful while removing it.

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    • Use a spudger or a finger to lift the the microphone off the body of the phone.

    • The microphone is attached to the phone with glue, but removes easily with a spudger.

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Conclusion

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

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