Introduction

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

Image 1/2: Slide the battery cover off the device. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/2: Be sure to remove the stylus in order to access the screw. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Unscrew the 0.266 inch screw with the T6 Torx Screwdriver. Image 2/2: If there is a red Palm sticker covering the screw, just puncture it to access the screw.
  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Use a spudger to carefully separate the back panel from the front panel to access all the various components inside the phone. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Pull the rubber microphone up and back to remove it. Image 2/2: Now you have successfully removed the microphone.
  • 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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