Introduction

This guide walks you through the steps to replace the external speaker on your phone. You can follow these same steps to check your speaker connection as well.

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  • To power off the phone, press the on/off button on top.

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  • Slide the battery cover down to remove.

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Image 1/3: If the battery removal tab is missing, place a spudger on the opposite side of the highlighted connector and pry the battery up. Image 2/3: If the battery removal tab is missing, place a spudger on the opposite side of the highlighted connector and pry the battery up. Image 3/3: If the battery removal tab is missing, place a spudger on the opposite side of the highlighted connector and pry the battery up.
  • Pull the battery removal tab and lift out the battery.

  • If the battery removal tab is missing, place a spudger on the opposite side of the highlighted connector and pry the battery up.

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  • Remove the two 4.0-mm #000 Phillips screws at the top of the battery compartment. Tweezers may be useful to remove the screws.

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  • Use firm pressure to carefully pry off the cover with your fingers.

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  • Remove the 4.0-mm #00 Phillips screw securing the camera flash circuit board. The board is still connected by a connector on the bottom of the board.

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  • Gently pry off the camera flash circuit board with the spudger.

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  • Gently pry off the camera with the spudger.

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  • Remove the four 5.0-mm Torx T6 screws from the corners of the black cover.

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  • Remove the 4.0-mm #00 Phillips screw that holds the wireless antenna in place. The antenna does not need to be removed.

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Image 1/3: Carefully pry the black portion of the case away from the silver portion. Image 2/3: Do not try to remove case completely.  The speaker wire is still connected to the motherboard. Image 3/3: Do not try to remove case completely.  The speaker wire is still connected to the motherboard.
  • Use the spudger and plastic opening tools to apply firm but gentle pressure equally around the outside of the case.

  • Carefully pry the black portion of the case away from the silver portion.

  • Do not try to remove case completely. The speaker wire is still connected to the motherboard.

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  • Using tweezers, pull on the connector or wire in the direction of the wire with gentle pressure to unplug the wire connector from the motherboard.

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  • Press your finger on the speaker from the outside of the housing, and the speaker will come out.

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Conclusion

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

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