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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.

  1. 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.
    • 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.

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

  3. Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger. Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge. Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge.
    • Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger.

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

  4. Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.
    • Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.

  5. 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.
    • 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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4 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

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