Introduction

This guide will replace the external speaker in the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.

Heat along the edges of the back cover  using a heat gun to soften the glue.
  • Heat along the edges of the back cover using a heat gun to soften the glue.

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Attach the small suction cup to the back cover near the bottom of the phone.
  • Attach the small suction cup to the back cover near the bottom of the phone.

  • Pull up on the suction cup and insert the plastic opening tool in between the back cover and the rest of the phone.

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  • Move the spudger around the edge of the back cover to separate it from the black adhesive.

  • Separating the back cover from the rest of the phone ruins the adhesive which makes it no longer waterproof.

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  • Carefully disconnect the battery from the logic board by using the plastic spudger as a lever.

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  • Remove the single 1 x 3.0 mm screw holding the battery in using the JIS #00 screwdriver.

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  • Pry the battery up from the ends using the plastic spudger until the battery pops out of the enclosure.

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  • Remove the battery from the device

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  • Unscrew the four screws on the corners of the back frame using the JIS #00 screwdriver.

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  • Wedge the plastic opening tool under the back frame. Move the plastic opening tool around the entire frame to separate it from the adhesive.

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  • Remove the back frame.

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  • Wedge the spudger underneath the external speaker. Pull up on the external speaker using the spudger.

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  • Remove the external speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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