Introduction

Many times, the speaker or the camera in this model of the Sony Ericsson cease to function. This is a guide that will show you how to reach these so that you can replace them quickly and without needing to send it in.

Flick the two lock tabs into the unlocked positions by pushing each button forward.
  • Flick the two lock tabs into the unlocked positions by pushing each button forward.

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Pop the back cover up using the groove on the top of the phone.
  • Pop the back cover up using the groove on the top of the phone.

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You can now access the phone's battery.
  • You can now access the phone's battery.

  • Using a spudger, remove the battery and set it aside.

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Two rubber buttons cover the bottom two screws. Remove these rubber coverings to access the phone screws. Using a T6 torx wrench, remove the four small screws at the top and bottom corners  on the backside of the phone.
  • Two rubber buttons cover the bottom two screws. Remove these rubber coverings to access the phone screws.

  • Using a T6 torx wrench, remove the four small screws at the top and bottom corners on the backside of the phone.

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Carefully pry off the faceplate using a spudger. Insert the spudger into the middle of the phone.
  • Carefully pry off the faceplate using a spudger. Insert the spudger into the middle of the phone.

  • Start near a button and carefully work your way around the phone until the faceplate pops off.

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Remove the plastic and metal buttons located around the seam and place off to the side.
  • Remove the plastic and metal buttons located around the seam and place off to the side.

  • Be careful not to lose them!

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With a tweezer, pry off the back metal plate.
  • With a tweezer, pry off the back metal plate.

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The speaker and camera combo is accessible after the removal of two small #00 screws. Use the #00 Philips Screwdriver for this step. The piece is now free to move from the phone core.
  • The speaker and camera combo is accessible after the removal of two small #00 screws. Use the #00 Philips Screwdriver for this step.

  • The piece is now free to move from the phone core.

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Conclusion

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

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