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.

  1. 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.
    • 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.

  2. Remove the rear cover and set it aside.
    • Remove the rear cover and set it aside.

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

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

  6. Gently lift the battery out of the device.
    • Gently lift the battery out of the device.

    • Be careful not to pull on the connecting wires.

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

  8. Carefully use the metal spudger  to remove the speaker from the frame of the phone.
    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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