Introduction

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

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. Go around the edge of the back cover to completely remove it.
  • 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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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. 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.
  • 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 Remove the nine 4mm screws screws from the midframe with a PH000 screw driver Remove the nine 4mm screws screws from the midframe with a PH000 screw driver
  • 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.
  • 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. Make sure that you detach the mid-frame from the inside too.
  • 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. Unhook the ribbon cable clip with the plastic opening tool and remove the audio jack.
  • Unhook the ribbon cable clip with the plastic opening tool and remove the audio jack.

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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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