Introduction

You will need to find a clean area to work in and have the necessary tools. Follow this guide to gain access to your cellphone's antenna/speaker module.

  • Remove the back battery cover.

Remove the phone's battery.
  • Remove the phone's battery.

Remove six (4.28 x 1.25)mm screws.
  • Remove six (4.28 x 1.25)mm screws.

Use the spudger to gently pry the silver plastic back plate from the body of the phone. Use the spudger to gently pry the silver plastic back plate from the body of the phone.
  • Use the spudger to gently pry the silver plastic back plate from the body of the phone.

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Pop the antenna plug off of its socket with a pair of metal tweezers.
  • Pop the antenna plug off of its socket with a pair of metal tweezers.

Peel off the Identification sticker.
  • Peel off the Identification sticker.

Peel the button sensor on the side of the motherboard off of the case.
  • Peel the button sensor on the side of the motherboard off of the case.

Pop the speaker plug out of its socket.
  • Pop the speaker plug out of its socket.

Pry the antennae/speaker component out of its casing. You need to use a little force to get the piece to pop out.
  • Pry the antennae/speaker component out of its casing. You need to use a little force to get the piece to pop out.

You will now be able to replace the antenna/speaker module.
  • You will now be able to replace the antenna/speaker module.

Conclusion

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

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