Introduction

Remove the speaker/rear camera assembly from the Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G. This assembly includes the vibrator, rear-facing camera, flash, and loudspeaker.

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  • Begin by turn the device over to it's back, with the screen facing down.

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Image 1/2: Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry off the battery door from the main housing. Image 2/2: Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry off the battery door from the main housing.
  • At the top of the device there is a small notch that is used to remove the battery door.

  • Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry off the battery door from the main housing.

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Image 1/3: Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry the battery up towards you. Image 2/3: You have now removed the battery! Image 3/3: You have now removed the battery!
  • Place the battery door to the side.

  • Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry the battery up towards you.

  • You have now removed the battery!

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  • Make sure when replacing the battery that the arrow on the bottom is facing down.

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  • Remove the 6 Phillips head screws that hold the rear housing in place.

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  • Using a spudger or plastic pry tool, slowly go around the phone between the display & rear housing to release the clips.

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  • Lift the rear housing from the display assembly.

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  • Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the headphone jack flex cable.

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  • Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the rear speaker flex cable.

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  • Using a spudger/pry tool, carefully remove the vibration motor from its housing. This has a mild adhesive on the bottom.

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Image 1/2: Do not try and remove the logic board all the way, as you still have to remove the display assembly flex cable! Image 2/2: Do not try and remove the logic board all the way, as you still have to remove the display assembly flex cable!
  • After removing both flex cables, slowly move the logic board to the left of the screen assembly.

  • Do not try and remove the logic board all the way, as you still have to remove the display assembly flex cable!

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  • Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the LCD/Digitizer flex cable.

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  • You have now removed the logic board from the display assembly.

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  • Flip the logic board to the rear side, and using a spudger/plastic pry tool to disconnect the rear camera flex cable.

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  • Flip the logic board to the front, and using a spudger/plastic pry tool to push the tension clip away from the board that holds the speaker/rear camera.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to rip the ribbon cable when you disconnect the speaker/rear camera cable connector.
  • Flipping the board back over, remove the speaker/rear camera by lifting from the right side as shown.

  • Be careful not to rip the ribbon cable when you disconnect the speaker/rear camera cable connector.

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  • The speaker/rear camera has now been removed from the board.

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Conclusion

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

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