Introduction

You will be shown how to take apart your phone successfully up until you get to the piece you would like to change. Then you will be shown how to replace the desired part.

The battery should be removed before working on the phone internals.

You will need a Torx T5 screwdriver, plastic opening tool, and a pincet for this operation.
  • You will need a Torx T5 screwdriver, plastic opening tool, and a pincet for this operation.

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Find the little bracket on the bottom left of the phone (when looking at it upside down) and use the opening tool to pry off the back cover.
  • Find the little bracket on the bottom left of the phone (when looking at it upside down) and use the opening tool to pry off the back cover.

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Remove the silicone cover by squeezing it with the tweezers, there is not much pressure needed.
  • Remove the silicone cover by squeezing it with the tweezers, there is not much pressure needed.

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Using the Torx T5 screwdriver remove the four 4.74mm screws. Then remove the two 3.13mm screws Lastly remove 5.90mm screw.
  • Using the Torx T5 screwdriver remove the four 4.74mm screws.

  • Then remove the two 3.13mm screws

  • Lastly remove 5.90mm screw.

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Using the tweezers remove the black plate at the bottom of the phone. First insert the tweezers tip at the intersection between the black plate and phone, then just pull the plate up. Repeat the same steps to remove the black plates located at the top left, and top right of the phone. Repeat the same steps to remove the black plates located at the top left, and top right of the phone.
  • Using the tweezers remove the black plate at the bottom of the phone. First insert the tweezers tip at the intersection between the black plate and phone, then just pull the plate up.

  • Repeat the same steps to remove the black plates located at the top left, and top right of the phone.

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After removing the top left black plate, you will find another 3.13mm screw. Just remove it by using the screwdriver.
  • After removing the top left black plate, you will find another 3.13mm screw. Just remove it by using the screwdriver.

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Place the plastic opening tool in-between the black external case of the phone and the silver case, then move it along the edges of the phone to detach the plates.
  • Place the plastic opening tool in-between the black external case of the phone and the silver case, then move it along the edges of the phone to detach the plates.

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Once the silver plate has been detached from the phone, locate the speaker at the bottom of the silver plate.
  • Once the silver plate has been detached from the phone, locate the speaker at the bottom of the silver plate.

  • Insert the tweezers' tip into the small hole located at the left side of the speaker. Once the tip is inside, just remove the speaker from left to right.

  • The speaker might be a little difficult to remove due to the glue used when assembling the phone.

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Place the new speakers in the same spot as the old one, and then push it with your finger until you hear a click.
  • Place the new speakers in the same spot as the old one, and then push it with your finger until you hear a click.

  • Remember that the letters written in the speaker should be upside down before inserting the replacement.

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Conclusion

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

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