Introduction

This is an easy DIY guide to replace the speaker. It involves removing the back cover, battery, and plastic cover over the motherboard. You will only need a screwdriver for this guide.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Remove back cover by pressing down with your thumb on top of the back cover.

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  • You will hear a popping noise as the cover releases from the phone. Continue to slide the cover down.

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  • Lift the cover off the phone and put aside

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  • Remove the back lid of the cell phone.

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  • Place your thumb on the edge to lift the battery.

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  • Remove the battery.

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  • Once the battery is removed, use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to unscrew the 4 3/16" screws holding the black plastic cover in place.

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  • Remove the headphone cover from the left side and the volume cover from the right side of the black plastic cover.

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  • Remove the black plastic cover from the back of the phone. This may take a little effort.

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  • The speaker is located on the opposite side of the black plastic cover. Using your fingernail, pry the speaker out of the cover.

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  • Replace with a new speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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