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Introduction

The micro-USB port is located under a rubber cover on the bottom of the UE Boom 2 speaker. Replacing this part requires the removal of the D-ring and rubber port cover, In addition the bottom pad must be removed, which will void the device warranty.

Parts

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    • First, remove the D-ring located on the bottom of the UE Boom 2, the opposite end of the power button.

    • Remove by twisting in a counter-clockwise motion.

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    • After the D-ring has been removed, the rubber port cover can be removed.

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    • Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger.

    • Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge.

  4. UE BOOM 2 Micro-USB Port Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.

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    • On the bottom, unscrew the four 15mm Phillips Head #2 screws, using the Phillips head #2 bit (labeled PH2 in the Pro Tech Toolkit).

    • Pry up at the location marked, and remove the plastic end cap.

    • The white plastic section houses the USB micro B, and must be replaced as a whole.

Conclusion

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

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5 Comments

Hi,

Do you know where to buy this part?

Thanks!

cpgoga - Reply

Hello,

I am also looking to find where to order this part? I have searched on ebay / internet with no luck.

KM

Roock Canada - Reply

i too am looking to find the replacement part

Liam Nicholls - Reply

Found a place you can replace the USB connector if you can do a bit of soldering/unsoldering.

https://www.joesge.com/products/micro-us...

Roger Burke - Reply

Anyone have the part number to convert it to a USB type c instead of A?

vdub_corrado - Reply

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