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Palm Pre Speaker Replacement

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  1. Palm Pre Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Make sure your Palm Pre is turned off before disassembling the phone.

    • Snap off the back panel to reveal the battery.

  2. Palm Pre Speaker Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully pull up on the tab to remove the current battery.

  3. Palm Pre Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 3, image 1 of 2 Palm Pre Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use the t4 screwdriver to remove all 6 of the 3.6mm long screws.

  4. Palm Pre Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Palm Pre Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Use the spudger to locate the crease at the bottom of the keyboard.

    • Carefully work your way around the phone separating the back frame from the keyboard.

  5. Palm Pre Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
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    • Use tweezers to remove the DIV and GPS antennas from the back of the keyboard.

  6. Palm Pre Speaker Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Use the spuger to pry out the speaker. It is magnetically connected so do not be afraid to use the necessary force.

    • Make sure to take note of the orientation of the speaker for re-installation.

    • Make sure not the puncture the screen on the outside of the back frame.

Conclusion

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

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