Introduction

This is a guide that indicates how to replace a faulty microphone for the Palm Treo 680.

Press down on the small rectangular button on the back of the phone with your index finger. Slide the battery cover off the device.
  • Press down on the small rectangular button on the back of the phone with your index finger.

  • Slide the battery cover off the device.

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Remove the battery by grasping it and pulling it toward you.
  • Remove the battery by grasping it and pulling it toward you.

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Unscrew the 0.266 inch top-left screw with a T6 Torx Screwdriver. Be sure to remove the stylus in order to access the screw.
  • Unscrew the 0.266 inch top-left screw with a T6 Torx Screwdriver.

  • Be sure to remove the stylus in order to access the screw.

Use a T5 Torx screwdriver instead of a T6. T6 is too big.

Rhebakah Thomas - Reply

I found T5 too large as well. T4 seeems to work

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Using the spudger, remove the rubber rectangular cover located in the upper right hand side of the device. Unscrew the 0.266 inch screw with the T6 Torx Screwdriver.
  • Using the spudger, remove the rubber rectangular cover located in the upper right hand side of the device.

  • Unscrew the 0.266 inch screw with the T6 Torx Screwdriver.

    • If there is a red Palm sticker covering the screw, just puncture it to access the screw.

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Remove the remaining two 0.266 inch screws at the bottom of the device.
  • Remove the remaining two 0.266 inch screws at the bottom of the device.

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Turn the phone 90 degrees to the right, so the screen is facing the right side. Use a spudger to carefully separate the back panel from the front panel to access all the various components inside the phone. Separate the covers from the left side of the device as indicated in the picture. The right side contains orange ribbons that are easily damaged.
  • Turn the phone 90 degrees to the right, so the screen is facing the right side.

  • Use a spudger to carefully separate the back panel from the front panel to access all the various components inside the phone.

  • Separate the covers from the left side of the device as indicated in the picture. The right side contains orange ribbons that are easily damaged.

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Using a pair of tweezers, grasp the blue rubber microphone. Pull the rubber microphone up and back to remove it.
  • Using a pair of tweezers, grasp the blue rubber microphone.

  • Pull the rubber microphone up and back to remove it.

  • Now you have successfully removed the microphone.

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Conclusion

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

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