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Introduction

This guide will show step by step instructions on how to replace the Samsung Gear S speaker.

  1. 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. 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. 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.
    • 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. 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.
    • 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. Use a plastic opening tool to  gently pry upwards on the plastic motherboard assembly.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry upwards on the plastic motherboard assembly.

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  5. Locate the ribbon assembly attaching the display to the motherboard.
    • Locate the ribbon assembly attaching the display to the motherboard.

  6. Use a plastic opening tool to detach the glass screen/ LED Display ribbon connector from the motherboard.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to detach the glass screen/ LED Display ribbon connector from the motherboard.

  7. Now the watch should be in three separate pieces.
    • Now the watch should be in three separate pieces.

  8. Locate the speaker in the upper left corner of the housing.
    • Locate the speaker in the upper left corner of the housing.

    • Locate the speaker ribbon connector directly below the speaker.

  9. Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry upwards on the speaker's ribbon connector.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry upwards on the speaker's ribbon connector.

  10. Use the  spudger to gently pry upwards on the speaker housing.
    • Use the spudger to gently pry upwards on the speaker housing.

    • Note: The speaker housing is attached with adhesive, therefore, some force is required.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Do you have a place where we can buy the speaker part?

christopher borget - Reply

Ya. Looking for speaker part myself... Where we find it at?

Tony Tone - Reply

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