Introduction

Follow this guide to properly replace the speaker.

Push the highlighted button in the direction in which the antenna is pointing. The battery will release and pop up.
  • Push the highlighted button in the direction in which the antenna is pointing. The battery will release and pop up.

Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery.

Identify the antenna. It is the extendable plastic component pictured here.
  • Identify the antenna. It is the extendable plastic component pictured here.

Twist the base in a counter-clockwise motion to unscrew the antenna.
  • Twist the base in a counter-clockwise motion to unscrew the antenna.

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The antenna should slide right out of the phone when finished. The antenna should slide right out of the phone when finished.
  • The antenna should slide right out of the phone when finished.

Remove the small rubber grommet using a plastic opening tool as shown.
  • Remove the small rubber grommet using a plastic opening tool as shown.

Unscrew all five of the highlighted screws using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
  • Unscrew all five of the highlighted screws using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

Use a plastic opening tool to separate the two pieces that form the outer case of the phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the two pieces that form the outer case of the phone.

  • Caution: prying the two pieces apart may be difficult.

Remove the posterior piece of the outer case.
  • Remove the posterior piece of the outer case.

Remove the speaker using a plastic opening tool.
  • Remove the speaker using a plastic opening tool.

Remove the wire attached to the speaker from the logic board using tweezers. Remove the wire attached to the speaker from the logic board using tweezers.
  • Remove the wire attached to the speaker from the logic board using tweezers.

Conclusion

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

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