Skip to main content

Introduction

This guide will show how the speaker of the UE Boom 2 is removed. This is an extensive and intrusive process which removes most components of the speaker.

  1. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 1, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 1, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the D-ring located at the bottom of the device, opposite end of the power button.

    • Remove by twisting in a counter-clockwise motion.

    • Removing the D-ring will allow you to be able to remove the rubber port cover revealing the headphone jack and charging port.

  2. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger.

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

  3. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.

  4. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • On the bottom, unscrew the four 15mm Phillips Head #2 screws, using the Phillips Head #2 screwdriver.

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

    • Repeat these steps on the top of the speaker.

  5. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Carefully un-loop the cable and unplug from motherboard.

    • Pull out the battery, and handle with care.

  6. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Using the metal spudger, pry up the plastic tab on the inside.

    • Pry up around the entire inside circumference.

    • Repeat on the other end.

  7. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Using the metal spudger tool, pry up the inside edge of the mesh lining.

    • Working down the strip on both sides. Careful as to not rip the mesh.

  8. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Unscrew the two 5mm Phillips Head #1 screws, using a Phillips Head #1 screwdriver.

    • Using the metal spudger, pry open the edge of the cover.

  9. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • Using the metal spudger, pry the plastic casing up.

    • Repeat on the other side of the speaker.

  10. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 2 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Pull each cover off.

  11. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 11, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 11, image 3 of 3
    • Using the metal spudger, specifically the pointy end, find the gap between the speaker and billow (the large speaker-like object next to the speaker).

    • Pry the metal wire up and out at exactly this gap, then slide down wire towards one end to pop it out completely.

    • Once one end is out, use fingers to gently pull off completely, so as not to bend the wire to aggressively.

  12. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Repeat previous process for other side of the speaker and billow.

  13. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 2 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Using the metal spudger, work it under the billow (circled).

    • Work the billow up around all edges, and pull out of casing.

  14. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 14, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 14, image 3 of 3
    • With the billow removed, pry up the pink rubber seal with the metal spudger, and remove.

    • Do not use excessive force with the metal spudger, doing so may damage the seal.

  15. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 3 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 15, image 3 of 3
    • Now, begin to use the same technique for the speaker.

    • Be sure to remove the speaker slowly, as there is a cable attaching the speaker to the motherboard.

  16. UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 16, image 1 of 2 UE BOOM 2 Speaker Replacement: step 16, image 2 of 2
    • Once speaker is detached from casing, remove cable from motherboard.

    • Connect new speaker by attaching the cable to the same place where the old speaker was just taken out of.

    • If both speakers are blown out, repeat steps 14-16 on the other side.

Conclusion

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

10 other people completed this guide.

Keegan Divine

Member since: 01/18/2018

541 Reputation

1 Guide authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team S12-G5, Banghart Winter 2018 Member of Cal Poly, Team S12-G5, Banghart Winter 2018

CPSU-BANGHART-W18S12G5

2 Members

15 Guides authored

9 Comments

Hi, very good tutorial, you got your 30 points ! ;)

But the main question remains to me : where to get a new speaker as UE doen’t sell spare parts and I don’t find any replacement on internet … any help more than welcome …

Cheers!

Francois ORSERO - Reply

did you managed to source a replacement speaker? im having the same problem

marleybetteridge -

Still did not find replacement … what about you guys ?

Francois ORSERO -

Check my update you may not have to buy a replacement

Kyle White -

Got the same problem, great sound but now they are blown out… cant find the replacement speakers……

Leo Arias - Reply

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 6

Past 7 Days: 41

Past 30 Days: 195

All Time: 12,199