Introduction

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

Image 1/3: Identify the slit which is at the bottom edge of the phone. Image 2/3: Identify the slit which is at the bottom edge of the phone. Image 3/3: 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.

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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.

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Image 1/3: If the screws are stuck, use the spudger to pry them out. Image 2/3: If the screws are stuck, use the spudger to pry them out. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Insert the thin edge of the plastic opening tool into the groove between the silver edge and black edge. Image 2/3: Run the tool all the way around the edge of the phone until you hear each of the clips detach. Image 3/3: 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.

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

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Image 1/3: Once the speaker is unclipped it should pop out easily. Image 2/3: Once the speaker is unclipped it should pop out easily. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Pry camera unit attached to it off the motherboard. Image 2/3: Pry camera unit attached to it off the motherboard. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Now use the screwdriver to unscrew the 2 black screws holding the Audio Output device to the motherboard. Image 2/3: Now use the screwdriver to unscrew the 2 black screws holding the Audio Output device to the motherboard. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Next, gently pull the Audio Output device off of the LCD touchscreen. It is secured by some weak adhesive and should come off easily. Image 2/3: You are now free to install a new Headphone Jack/Audio Output device. Image 3/3: 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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