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Introduction

A guide for removing and replacing the phone's microphone.

  1. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement, Battery and Stylus: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Position the phone so the screen faces down.

    • Remove the stylus found on the back of the phone.

  2. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • To remove the battery cover, hold down the button in the middle of the phone's back.

    • Slide the cover down to remove it, and set the cover aside.

  3. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the edge of the battery, separating contact points, and pull out as pictured.

  4. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement, Case: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the round rubber cover on the back of the phone located immediately below the antenna.

    • This will uncover a screw that will be removed in the next step.

  5. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the six 6.9 mm screws as pictured with a T5 Torx screwdriver.

    • Remove the single 9.8 mm screw next to the antenna on the back plate using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  6. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the antenna.

  7. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Pry the back cover off using an iFixIt opening tool.

    • The back cover is attached by several small clips on the inside.

  8. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement, Motherboard: step 8, image 1 of 3 Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement, Motherboard: step 8, image 2 of 3 Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement, Motherboard: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect the ribbon cable before removing the motherboard.

    • Unclip the gray tab.

    • Pull out the orange ribbon cable.

  9. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Pull off the motherboard.

  10. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement, Keyboard: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew the two 3.2 mm screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  11. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Pull off the circuit board.

  12. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the keypad for cleaning or replacing.

  13. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement, Microphone: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Place the circuit board with the microphone facing up.

  14. Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Microphone Replacement: step 14, image 2 of 2
    • The microphone should be able to pop off easily using your finger.

Conclusion

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

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