Introduction

Use this guide to replace a defective Headphone Jack.

Insert plastic opening tool under back cover.
  • Insert plastic opening tool under back cover.

  • Apply pressure on tool while using a downward motion to pop off back cover.

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Insert plastic opening tool under battery.
  • Insert plastic opening tool under battery.

  • Pry battery out.

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  • Insert plastic opening tool under back cover.

  • Pry the top cover upward to remove it from the phone.

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  • Remove the top cover.

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  • Remove the four 3.8mm Phillips #000 screws securing the top cover to the back assembly.

  • Two screws from top and two screws from back.

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  • Insert plastic opening tool under top cover.

  • Using hand slide top cover away from phone.

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  • Remove the four 3.8mm Phillips #000 screws securing the back assembly to the phone.

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  • Insert plastic opening tool between back assembly and phone.

  • Pry the back assembly away from phone.

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  • With plastic opening tool continue prying around the edge of the back assembly.

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  • Pull back panel assembly away from main body.

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  • Insert the pointed end of a spudger into the gap in the round housing frame.

  • Using spudger to remove vibrator remove from the adhesive.

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  • Use the flat end of a spudger to remove vibrator cable from motherboard.

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  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the camera assembly cable.

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  • Remove camera from square housing.

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  • Insert the spudger under each corner ribbon cable and lift them out of the way.

  • Use care when lifting the ribbon cables.

  • Insert a plastic pry tool into the gap between motherboard and base of phone

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  • Tilt the motherboard up carefully.

  • Be sure not to damage the ribbon cable still connected at the bottom of the motherboard.

  • Use a spudger to pry the connector from the socket on the motherboard.

  • Lift motherboard from frame.

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  • Insert flat end of spudger between support panel and front assembly.

  • Using a spudger pry up to create opening to insert plastic opening tool.

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  • Insert a plactic opening tool in opening.

  • Use plastic opening tool to pry around the edge of support panel to free it from front assembly.

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  • Insert the pointed end of a spudger into gap.

  • Lift spudger away from support plate to remove headphone component.

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  • Use the flat end of the spudger to remove headphone jack component from rectangular housing.

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Conclusion

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

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