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[* black] With the new camera out of the way, we work our way deeper into the 7.
[* black] Next out: the audio baffle[guide|67384|audio baffle|stepid=136473|new_window=true] that thinks it's a headphone jack.
[* black] The baffle is soon followed by the new Taptic Engine.
[* black] With the path cleared, we use our trusty spudger to release the adhesive tab on the battery.
[* black] Nestled above the Taptic Engine connector, we find the [guide|67384|same mysterious plastic bit|stepid=136473|new_window=true] we saw in the iPhone 7 Plus.
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[* icon_note
] Maybe it channels sound. Maybe it secures the connector. Or maybe it's a headphone jack egg?
[* black] Next out: the audio baffle[guide|67384|audio baffle|stepid=136473|new_window=true] that thinks it's a headphone jack.
[* black] The baffle is soon followed by the new Taptic Engine.
[* black] With the path cleared, we use our trusty spudger to release the adhesive tab on the battery.
[* black] Nestled above the Taptic Engine connector, we find the [guide|67384|same mysterious plastic bit|stepid=136473|new_window=true] we saw in the iPhone 7 Plus.
[* black

[* icon_note
] Maybe it channels sound. Maybe it secures the connector. Or maybe it's a headphone jack egg?
[* black] This Taptic Engine takes advantage of its extra legroom, sizing up for its home button haptic duties.
[* black] With the path cleared, we use our trusty spudger to wind up and peel out the adhesive from beneath the battery.