Introduction

You will need to remove the Headphone Jack/Audio Output device in order to remove/install this component.

To remove the back case of the Samsung Galaxy S, you may need a spudger. Identify the slit which is at the bottom edge of the phone. Identify the slit which is at the bottom edge of the phone.
  • To remove the back case of the Samsung Galaxy S, you may need a spudger.

  • Identify the slit which is at the bottom edge of the phone.

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Insert the edge of the spudger into the slit and use it to pry the back case off of the phone. Insert the edge of the spudger into the slit and use it to pry the back case off of the phone.
  • Insert the edge of the spudger into the slit and use it to pry the back case off of the phone.

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Insert the spudger into the space between the battery and the phone and pry the battery out as you slide it along the underside the battery. Insert the spudger into the space between the battery and the phone and pry the battery out as you slide it along the underside the battery.
  • Insert the spudger into the space between the battery and the phone and pry the battery out as you slide it along the underside the battery.

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Use the screwdriver to unscrew each of the 6 silver screws holding the main case to the LCD touchscreen. If the screws are stuck, use the spudger to pry them out. If the screws are stuck, use the spudger to pry them out.
  • Use the screwdriver to unscrew each of the 6 silver screws holding the main case to the LCD touchscreen.

  • If the screws are stuck, use the spudger to pry them out.

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Use the plastic opening tool to pry the main case from the LCD touchscreen. Insert the thin edge of the plastic opening tool into the groove between the silver edge and black edge. Run the tool all the way around the edge of the phone until you hear each of the clips detach.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the main case from the LCD touchscreen.

  • Insert the thin edge of the plastic opening tool into the groove between the silver edge and black edge.

  • Run the tool all the way around the edge of the phone until you hear each of the clips detach.

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Once the clips are detached, separate the main case from the LCD touchscreen. Once the clips are detached, separate the main case from the LCD touchscreen. Once the clips are detached, separate the main case from the LCD touchscreen.
  • Once the clips are detached, separate the main case from the LCD touchscreen.

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Use the spudger to pry out the grey rubber rectangular component from the main case. Use the spudger to pry out the grey rubber rectangular component from the main case. Use the spudger to pry out the grey rubber rectangular component from the main case.
  • Use the spudger to pry out the grey rubber rectangular component from the main case.

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Use the spudger to pry along the groove between the speaker and the main case. Once the speaker is unclipped it should pop out easily. Once the speaker is unclipped it should pop out easily.
  • Use the spudger to pry along the groove between the speaker and the main case.

  • Once the speaker is unclipped it should pop out easily.

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Using the plastic opening tool, you will need to detach the black square component which is boxed in blue. Pry camera unit attached to it off the motherboard. Pry camera unit attached to it off the motherboard.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, you will need to detach the black square component which is boxed in blue.

  • Pry camera unit attached to it off the motherboard.

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Using the plastic opening tool, detach the green square components attaching the Audio Output device to the motherboard. Now use the screwdriver to unscrew the 2 black screws holding the Audio Output device to the motherboard. Now use the screwdriver to unscrew the 2 black screws holding the Audio Output device to the motherboard.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, detach the green square components attaching the Audio Output device to the motherboard.

  • Now use the screwdriver to unscrew the 2 black screws holding the Audio Output device to the motherboard.

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Now that you have unscrewed the 2 black screws, the silver plate holding the device to the motherboard should come right off. Next, gently pull the Audio Output device off of the LCD touchscreen. It is secured by some weak adhesive and should come off easily. You are now free to install a new Headphone Jack/Audio Output device.
  • Now that you have unscrewed the 2 black screws, the silver plate holding the device to the motherboard should come right off.

  • Next, gently pull the Audio Output device off of the LCD touchscreen. It is secured by some weak adhesive and should come off easily.

  • You are now free to install a new Headphone Jack/Audio Output device.

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Conclusion

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

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I have a sch-i500 with bad sound. I will record video and when I play back there is no sound only scratchy under water type noise. How would you replace the microphone in one of these phones?

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