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[* black] After completely dissecting the logic board, we turn our attention back to the rear case.
[* black] Not even a healthy heap of adhesive can stand up to our mighty spudger!
[* black] The Lightning connector assembly, which includes the headphone jack, loudspeaker, and lower microphone comes out next.
[* black] It seems inevitable that Apple was going to switch its charging source eventually. There's no way they could have crammed a [guide|3130|30-pin dock connector|stepid=15350] into this assembly.
[* black] The lower microphone (1 of 3 inside the iPhone) is squeezed between the Lightning connector and headphone jack, and hides behind what appears to be a second speaker grille.