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.

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

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Image 1/3: Use suction cup to open a gap and insert into the guitar pick. Image 2/3: Slide the guitar pick to cut the sticker all around every side. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • Remove battery easily.

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  • Twist off two screws by Philips screwdriver at first.

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  • Remove three pieces of securing bracket.

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Image 1/3: Pry it up from left side. Please be careful with some hidden keys, they held the motherboard really tightly. Image 2/3: Pry it up from left side. Please be careful with some hidden keys, they held the motherboard really tightly. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Cut the adhesive sticker between headphone jack and midframe. Image 2/3: Remove headphone jack finally. Image 3/3: 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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