Introduction

This repair is need to replace a bad audio jack or speaker.

  1. Remove the back cover of phone by lifting up on the back cover tab with  the blue plastic opening tool.
    • Remove the back cover of phone by lifting up on the back cover tab with the blue plastic opening tool.

    • Go around the edge of the back cover to completely remove it.

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  2. Remove the old battery by lifting up on  the thumb tab.
    • Remove the old battery by lifting up on the thumb tab.

    • Periodically clean the brass terminals on the battery and the phone. Place a minute amount of ISO on a Q-tip and gingerly clean the connections.

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    • Remove the nine 4mm screws screws from the midframe with a PH000 screw driver

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    • Wedge the blue plastic opening tool in between the front and side panel.

    • Move the blue plastic opening tool around the edges between the front and side panel.

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    • Make sure that you detach the mid-frame from the inside too.

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    • Unhook the ribbon cable clip with the plastic opening tool and remove the audio jack.

    Hello: Do i have to buy and or replace the audio jack?? If so is it connected by wires, or do i just unplug the audio jack n rreplace it with a new one????

    If i am to just put a new audio jack in, where can i buy one to put in my phone??

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Conclusion

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

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i seem to find myself with the speaker of microphone connected to the back of the housing.. where as i see your photo in step 5 does't have this. how can I replace this element?

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