Introduction

Installing a new microphone may be necessary if those receiving calls from you are unable to hear you. Installation should only be done as a last resort, after trying all other possible solutions as listed in the Nokia 8290 Troubleshooting Guide. Installation requires no prior knowledge of mobile phone microphones.

Image 1/3: Depress the button. Image 2/3: With your other hand, pull the front cover away from the phone. Image 3/3: With your other hand, pull the front cover away from the phone.
  • Locate the small button on the top of the phone.

  • Depress the button.

  • With your other hand, pull the front cover away from the phone.

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Image 1/3: Remove the circuit board/faceplate sub-assembly from the back of the phone. Image 2/3: Take care to place screws in a safe location. Image 3/3: Take care to place screws in a safe location.
  • Remove all six 5.3 mm long T6 screws.

  • Remove the circuit board/faceplate sub-assembly from the back of the phone.

  • Take care to place screws in a safe location.

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Image 1/3: Rotate the faceplate away from the circuit board. Image 2/3: Gently remove the faceplate from the circuit board, taking care to not break the small plastic tab on the other side of the sub-assembly. Image 3/3: Gently remove the faceplate from the circuit board, taking care to not break the small plastic tab on the other side of the sub-assembly.
  • Using your fingers, pull the small plastic tab away from the circuit board/faceplate sub-assembly.

  • Rotate the faceplate away from the circuit board.

  • Gently remove the faceplate from the circuit board, taking care to not break the small plastic tab on the other side of the sub-assembly.

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  • Use the spudger to peel back the top-left corner of the white adhesive film. This can be done by working the spudger back and forth underneath the film.

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Image 1/3: Use tweezers to remove the microphone. Image 2/3: Use tweezers to remove the microphone. Image 3/3: Use tweezers to remove the microphone.
  • Continue to peel the film back until you can see the microphone.

  • Use tweezers to remove the microphone.

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Conclusion

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

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