Introduction

This guide will show you the steps to removing and replacing the earpiece speaker inside the Samsung Galaxy Media Player 5 device.

Remove the SD Memory Card before working on the device. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 10 mm  screw near the SD Memory Card port.
  • Remove the SD Memory Card before working on the device.

  • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 10 mm screw near the SD Memory Card port.

White caps cover screws on both sides of the charging port. Use the angled tweezers to remove them.
  • White caps cover screws on both sides of the charging port. Use the angled tweezers to remove them.

    • Use a blow dryer on low heat if necessary to loosen the adhesive.

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Using a Phillips head screwdriver, unscrew the two 10 mm screws located on either side of the charging port. Using a Phillips head screwdriver, unscrew the two 10 mm screws located on either side of the charging port.
  • Using a Phillips head screwdriver, unscrew the two 10 mm screws located on either side of the charging port.

Using the opening pick, pry at the bottom and work around each edge of the device until the front cover and back cover housing is separated. You will hear a popping sound to indicate the separation. You will hear a popping sound to indicate the separation.
  • Using the opening pick, pry at the bottom and work around each edge of the device until the front cover and back cover housing is separated.

    • You will hear a popping sound to indicate the separation.

Using the plastic opening tool, apply an upward force to detach the battery and the tab attached to it. Using the plastic opening tool, apply an upward force to detach the battery and the tab attached to it.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, apply an upward force to detach the battery and the tab attached to it.

Using the plastic opening tool, apply an upward force to detach the speaker earpiece. Use the tweezers to attach the new earpiece speaker in place of the original. Use a blow dryer, on low heat settings, to loosen the adhesive on the speaker earpiece.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, apply an upward force to detach the speaker earpiece.

  • Use the tweezers to attach the new earpiece speaker in place of the original.

    • Use a blow dryer, on low heat settings, to loosen the adhesive on the speaker earpiece.

Conclusion

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

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