Introduction

Issues such as muffled or poor audio, static audio, and bad speaker call quality may be fixed by following this guide to replace speaker. This guide will show you the step by step process to replace the speaker in about 10-20 minutes.

Parts

No parts required.

Using your hands, carefully remove the back panel by popping the open slit, near the headphone jack, outwards.
  • Using your hands, carefully remove the back panel by popping the open slit, near the headphone jack, outwards.

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Using your fingernail or nylon spudger, remove the battery by lifting upward in the recess of the bottom right corner.
  • Using your fingernail or nylon spudger, remove the battery by lifting upward in the recess of the bottom right corner.

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Remove the (6) 4mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the (6) 4mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Using the black spudger, carefully unhinge and pry the secondary rear panel using the recessed tabs on the left and right sides.
  • Using the black spudger, carefully unhinge and pry the secondary rear panel using the recessed tabs on the left and right sides.

  • The motherboard will now be accessible.

  • The metal trim of the headphone jack may come loose during this process.

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Using the spudger, carefully lift upward to remove the speaker assembly. Battery is connected to the motherboard with adhesive backing so use some force when removing the speaker assembly.
  • Using the spudger, carefully lift upward to remove the speaker assembly.

  • Battery is connected to the motherboard with adhesive backing so use some force when removing the speaker assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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