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DIY replacement of iPhone dust mesh.

Replacing a iPhone speaker dust mesh on the front of an iPhone would require disassembling the whole phone. There is an easier and much cheaper workaround for this...

Image 1/2: Right image shows dust meshes on bottom Image 2/2: Right image shows dust meshes on bottom
  • Left image shows iPhone with missing front dust mesh

  • Right image shows dust meshes on bottom

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Image 1/2: Trim the piece of mesh using a pair of scissors to a size of approx. 3x9 mm Image 2/2: Trim the piece of mesh using a pair of scissors to a size of approx. 3x9 mm
  • Cut out a piece of stainless steel mesh of the tea filter using a pocket knife

  • Trim the piece of mesh using a pair of scissors to a size of approx. 3x9 mm

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Image 1/2: Use a pair of tweezers to insert the folded piece of mesh into the hole above the speaker Image 2/2: Put piece of mesh into place using plastic tip
  • Fold the piece of mesh longways using the plastic tip

  • Use a pair of tweezers to insert the folded piece of mesh into the hole above the speaker

  • Put piece of mesh into place using plastic tip

  • That's it - see the result on the images

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aiwo

Member since: 03/13/2012

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This may work fine for most dirt, but with the original design there is also a cloth mesh behind the metal mesh that helps to keep finer particles out of the speaker.

This is definitely a much much much easier way to get some sort of protection in there at least. :)

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