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  1. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement, Display Assembly: step 1, image 1 of 3 Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement, Display Assembly: step 1, image 2 of 3 Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement, Display Assembly: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the wrist strap by peeling back the rubber starting from one corner of the watch face. Continue peeling the rubber away from the watch face until the strap is completely off.

  2. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Starting from an edge, wedge a metal spudger in between the screen and the chrome trim ring and pry, lifting the screen outwards.

    • Some force is needed due to adhesive seal.

  3. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry upwards on the plastic motherboard assembly.

  4. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the ribbon assembly attaching the display to the motherboard.

  5. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Use a plastic opening tool to detach the glass screen/ LED Display ribbon connector from the motherboard.

  6. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Now the watch should be in three separate pieces.

  7. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement, Microphone: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the microphone on the lower right corner of the plastic motherboard assembly .

  8. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the microphone ribbon connector.

  9. Samsung Gear S Microphone Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Use the spudger to lift up the white microphone circuit board.

Conclusion

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

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ok. thanks a lot but one stupid question where can i buy a new microphone?

amir arya - Reply

any chance of posting were to buy a new mic please..

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