Introduzione

This is a replacement guide for the earpiece that is located in the front panel.

Take your phone and place it screen down.
  • Take your phone and place it screen down.

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Start by lifting the back panel using the gap located on the bottom-left side of the phone. Insert the plastic opening tool into the gap and move it along the edge of the phone until the rear case pops off. Insert the plastic opening tool into the gap and move it along the edge of the phone until the rear case pops off.
  • Start by lifting the back panel using the gap located on the bottom-left side of the phone.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the gap and move it along the edge of the phone until the rear case pops off.

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Remove the battery from the phone. Remove the battery from the phone.
  • Remove the battery from the phone.

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Remove the 13 screws found on the back of the phone. The screw circled in red is shorter than the other 12 screws. For an easier time when reassembling the phone, store it separately from the other screws.
  • Remove the 13 screws found on the back of the phone.

  • The screw circled in red is shorter than the other 12 screws. For an easier time when reassembling the phone, store it separately from the other screws.

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Locate the same gap used in the earlier step Remove the bottom panel by gently lifting using your fingers
  • Locate the same gap used in the earlier step

  • Remove the bottom panel by gently lifting using your fingers

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Remove the top panel by gently lifting with your finger
  • Remove the top panel by gently lifting with your finger

  • Do not pull up too forcefully, as there is a risk of the top panel breaking

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Detach the four ribbon cables from the motherboard Take the plastic opening tool and gently wedge it under where the ribbon cable is connected, then gently lift up to disconnect the ribbon cable Take the plastic opening tool and gently wedge it under where the ribbon cable is connected, then gently lift up to disconnect the ribbon cable
  • Detach the four ribbon cables from the motherboard

  • Take the plastic opening tool and gently wedge it under where the ribbon cable is connected, then gently lift up to disconnect the ribbon cable

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Remove the motherboard by lifting gently Take care not to damage the ribbon cables if the other components are functional. Damaging them may result in other components not working
  • Remove the motherboard by lifting gently

  • Take care not to damage the ribbon cables if the other components are functional. Damaging them may result in other components not working

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Take the plastic opening tool and remove the earpiece by wedging it into the sides and lifting up
  • Take the plastic opening tool and remove the earpiece by wedging it into the sides and lifting up

  • The earpiece is kept in place with an adhesive, so it may take some time and effort to get it out

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Conclusione

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

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Can't just remove the earpiece without removing the motherboard?

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unless you broke the phone, NO

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