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Changes to iPhone 8 Plus Lower Speaker Replacement Introduction

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iPhone 8 Plus
Type
replacement
Thing
Lower Speaker
Title
iPhone 8 Plus Lower Speaker Replacement
Introduction
Your iPhone 8 Plus uses both the primary loudspeaker and the earpiece speaker together to produce stereo sound. Use this guide to replace the primary loudspeaker at the bottom of the phone only. Replacing this speaker can help resolve issues such as loss of sound, poor sound quality, and distorted sound.
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Conclusion
Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.
'''To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.'''
Take your e-waste to an [[E-Waste|R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler|new_window=true]].
Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/iPhone%208%20Plus|Answers community] for troubleshooting help.
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Summary
Remove or replace the primary loudspeaker on the bottom edge of the iPhone 8 Plus.

Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver iPhone x1 added.
  • iOpener x1 added.
  • Suction Handle x1 added.
  • iFixit Opening Picks (Set of 6) x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • Tweezers x1 added.
  • Phillips #000 Screwdriver x1 added.
  • Tri-point Y000 Screwdriver x1 added.

Parts

  • iPhone 8 Plus Display Assembly Adhesive x1 added.

Flags

  • In Progress added.

Steps

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