Introduction

This guide shows how to remove the Front Speaker.

To remove the back cover, use your thumb to press down on the center of case and slide it off.
  • To remove the back cover, use your thumb to press down on the center of case and slide it off.

Using a fingernail lift the battery out of the phone.
  • Using a fingernail lift the battery out of the phone.

To remove the front cover, lift up the case with a fingernail in the small slot as shown.
  • To remove the front cover, lift up the case with a fingernail in the small slot as shown.

To remove the front grey case, remove the two screws shown with a T5 Torx Screwdriver.
  • To remove the front grey case, remove the two screws shown with a T5 Torx Screwdriver.

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Pry up the dark grey case with your fingernail until all four snaps around the top are loose.
  • Pry up the dark grey case with your fingernail until all four snaps around the top are loose.

Lift up towards the bottom and slide the case off.
  • Lift up towards the bottom and slide the case off.

Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black tape off of the ribbon cable connector.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black tape off of the ribbon cable connector.

Lift the ribbon cable connector lock using a plastic opening tool.
  • Lift the ribbon cable connector lock using a plastic opening tool.

Slide the black ribbon cable tray out with a plastic opening tool. Shown in the second picture is the try already slid out.
  • Slide the black ribbon cable tray out with a plastic opening tool.

  • Shown in the second picture is the try already slid out.

Slide the ribbon cable out of the connector. Shown in the second picture is the cable already out.
  • Slide the ribbon cable out of the connector.

  • Shown in the second picture is the cable already out.

Use a plastic opening tool to lift up on the screen board and release the clips holding it in place.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up on the screen board and release the clips holding it in place.

  • Lift the entire board out of the phone to remove both screens.

Use a plastic opening tool to lift the speaker out of its circular slot.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the speaker out of its circular slot.

Conclusion

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

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