Introduction

The following guide shows detailed steps to remove the onboard speaker from a Toshiba Encore Mini. Be sure to back up data to an external device before attempting any component replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Using the flat end of the spudger, gently pry open the back case from the rest of the device. Image 2/2: It may be easier to start along one of the long edges and carefully work your way toward the corner, then along the short edge.
  • To replace the battery, the rear cover must first be removed.

  • Using the flat end of the spudger, gently pry open the back case from the rest of the device.

  • It may be easier to start along one of the long edges and carefully work your way toward the corner, then along the short edge.

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  • Remove the rear cover and set it aside.

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  • Carefully remove the electrical tape that holds the battery in place.

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  • Using needle-nose tweezers, gently push the large white wire connector (connected to the black, red and blue wires) out of its housing.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to pull on the connecting wires.
  • Gently lift the battery out of the device.

  • Be careful not to pull on the connecting wires.

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  • Use the spudger to pull the speaker wire plug from its socket.

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Image 1/1: The speaker is attached with some double-sided adhesive and  may be difficult to remove.
  • Carefully use the metal spudger to remove the speaker from the frame of the phone.

  • The speaker is attached with some double-sided adhesive and may be difficult to remove.

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Conclusion

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

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