Introduction

This is the replace guide for Sony Xperia Z3 Dual and Sony Xperia Z3 headphone jack. But your phone may be not waterproof after DIY headphone jack replacement.

Power off the phone and remove two SIM card trays before headphone jack replacement.
  • Power off the phone and remove two SIM card trays before headphone jack replacement.

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Heat to soften back cover adhesive sticker. Use suction cup to open a gap and insert into the guitar pick. Slide the guitar pick to cut the sticker all around every side.
  • Heat to soften back cover adhesive sticker.

  • Use suction cup to open a gap and insert into the guitar pick.

  • Slide the guitar pick to cut the sticker all around every side.

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Remove back cover.
  • Remove back cover.

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Remove battery easily. Remove battery easily. Remove battery easily.
  • Remove battery easily.

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Twist off two screws by Philips screwdriver at first.
  • Twist off two screws by Philips screwdriver at first.

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Remove three pieces of securing bracket. Remove three pieces of securing bracket. Remove three pieces of securing bracket.
  • Remove three pieces of securing bracket.

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Release all the connectors connecting with motherboard. Pry it up from left side. Please be careful with some hidden keys, they held the motherboard really tightly. Pry it up from left side. Please be careful with some hidden keys, they held the motherboard really tightly.
  • Release all the connectors connecting with motherboard.

  • Pry it up from left side. Please be careful with some hidden keys, they held the motherboard really tightly.

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Remove securing cover beside headphone jack. Remove securing cover beside headphone jack.
  • Remove securing cover beside headphone jack.

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Remove the flex cover on the headphone jack. It's a part of the assembly and comes with denoise MIC and sensors. Cut the adhesive sticker between headphone jack and midframe. Remove headphone jack finally.
  • Remove the flex cover on the headphone jack. It's a part of the assembly and comes with denoise MIC and sensors.

  • Cut the adhesive sticker between headphone jack and midframe.

  • Remove headphone jack finally.

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Conclusion

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

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