Introduction

The speaker of a phone can go bad for a number of reasons. The most common reason for a faulty speaker is water damage. However, a speaker may go bad due to a faulty connection or faulty manufacturing.

  1. Open the flaps and remove the back cover using the plastic opening device.
    • Open the flaps and remove the back cover using the plastic opening device.

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  2. Remove the battery shield with the plastic opening device.
    • Remove the battery shield with the plastic opening device.

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    • Remove the battery.

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    • Unscrew the 5mm screws with the T5 head.

    • Unscrew the 6mm screw with the T6 head.

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    • Remove the black cover with the plastic opening tool.

    • Remove the headphone jack from its slot.

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    • Carefully pry the power cable away from the motherboard.

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    • Pry the motherboard out of the case.

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    • Remove the power cable from the backside of the motherboard.

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    • The speaker can be seen in the top middle area on the reverse of the screen.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the speaker away from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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