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Introdução

Headphone jacks fail all the time. Maybe it works in just the right position, but that’s no way to live. Follow this guide to replace the headphone jack on your Samsung Galaxy Note9.

  1. Insert a SIM card eject tool straight into the hole in the SIM card tray. Press to eject the SIM card tray.
    • Insert a SIM card eject tool straight into the hole in the SIM card tray.

    • Press to eject the SIM card tray.

  2. Remove the SIM card tray.
    • Remove the SIM card tray.

    • The SIM card will fall out of the tray easily.

  3. Power off your phone before beginning disassembly.
    • Power off your phone before beginning disassembly.

    • Use a hairdryer, a heatgun, or prepare an iOpener and apply it to the right edge of the back of the phone for about a minute to soften the adhesive underneath.

  4. Apply a suction handle to the back cover. Lift with a suction handle to create a gap between the back cover and the frame of the phone. Insert an opening pick into the gap.
    • Apply a suction handle to the back cover.

    • Lift with a suction handle to create a gap between the back cover and the frame of the phone.

    • Insert an opening pick into the gap.

    • If the glass is badly cracked, cover it in packing tape to create a surface for the suction cup to adhere to.

    • If the adhesive won't budge, apply more heat, not excessive force. Too much force could break the glass.

  5. Note that there is more adhesive along the top edge and around the camera bezel than around the rest of the phone.
    • Note that there is more adhesive along the top edge and around the camera bezel than around the rest of the phone.

    • Cut carefully around the left edge near the fingerprint sensor or you risk damaging the ribbon cable inside.

  6. Starting from the center, cut the adhesive up and down the right side with an opening pick. Do not insert the pick more than halfway into the phone when cutting near the fingerprint sensor or cameras, or you risk damaging internal components. Do not insert the pick more than halfway into the phone when cutting near the fingerprint sensor or cameras, or you risk damaging internal components.
    • Starting from the center, cut the adhesive up and down the right side with an opening pick.

    • Do not insert the pick more than halfway into the phone when cutting near the fingerprint sensor or cameras, or you risk damaging internal components.

  7. Leave an opening pick in the upper-right corner. Use another opening pick to cut the adhesive around the bottom-right corner. Leave that opening pick in the phone.
    • Leave an opening pick in the upper-right corner.

    • Use another opening pick to cut the adhesive around the bottom-right corner.

    • Leave that opening pick in the phone.

    • Use an iOpener, hair dryer, or heat gun to apply more heat as needed where you are cutting the adhesive.

  8. Use a heat gun or hair dryer or apply a heated iOpener to the left side of the rear panel for about a minute to soften the adhesive underneath.
    • Use a heat gun or hair dryer or apply a heated iOpener to the left side of the rear panel for about a minute to soften the adhesive underneath.

  9. Insert an opening pick into the lower-left corner of the rear panel. Using another opening pick, cut the adhesive along the left edge of the rear panel. Do not insert an opening pick in more than half way on the left edge near the fingerprint sensor or you may damage the ribbon cable inside.
    • Insert an opening pick into the lower-left corner of the rear panel.

    • Using another opening pick, cut the adhesive along the left edge of the rear panel.

    • Do not insert an opening pick in more than half way on the left edge near the fingerprint sensor or you may damage the ribbon cable inside.

    • It is fine if opening picks fall out as the back cover becomes separated.

  10. Using the inserted opening pick, carefully cut the adhesive around the upper-left corner of the rear panel. Finally, cut the last of the adhesive along the top of the phone. Use an iOpener, hair dryer, or heat gun to apply more heat as needed where you are cutting the adhesive.
    • Using the inserted opening pick, carefully cut the adhesive around the upper-left corner of the rear panel.

    • Finally, cut the last of the adhesive along the top of the phone.

    • Use an iOpener, hair dryer, or heat gun to apply more heat as needed where you are cutting the adhesive.

  11. Separate the right side of the rear cover first. Tilt the cover up along the left edge to expose the fingerprint sensor ribbon cable.
    • Separate the right side of the rear cover first.

    • Tilt the cover up along the left edge to expose the fingerprint sensor ribbon cable.

    • Do not pull out the fingerprint sensor ribbon cable yet.

  12. Use the tip of a spudger to pry the fingerprint sensor ribbon cable up and out of its socket. Use the tip of a spudger to pry the fingerprint sensor ribbon cable up and out of its socket.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to pry the fingerprint sensor ribbon cable up and out of its socket.

  13. Remove the back cover.
    • Remove the back cover.

    • To install a back cover:

    • Use tweezers to peel away any remaining adhesive from the phone's chassis. Then clean the adhesion areas with high concentration isopropyl alcohol (at least 90%) and a lint-free cloth to prep the surface for the new adhesive.

    • Carefully apply the new adhesive to the back cover, then line up one edge of the glass against the phone chassis and firmly press the glass into the phone.

    • Alternatively, you may reinstall the back cover without replacing the adhesive. Remove any large chunks of adhesive that might prevent the back cover from sitting down flush. After installation, heat the back cover and apply pressure to secure it. It won't be waterproof, but the glue is usually more than strong enough to hold.

    • Be sure to turn on your phone and test your repair before installing new adhesive and resealing the phone.

  14. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the nine 4 mm screws securing the upper midframe. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the nine 4 mm screws securing the upper midframe.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the nine 4 mm screws securing the upper midframe.

  15. Insert the tip of a spudger into the upper-left corner of the upper midframe. Pry the upper midframe out of the phone.
    • Insert the tip of a spudger into the upper-left corner of the upper midframe.

    • Pry the upper midframe out of the phone.

    • The upper midframe snaps into and out of place.

  16. Peel the wireless charging coil off the battery starting with the left side. The adhesive is weak but you can use an opening pick to cut it if necessary. During reassembly start by snapping the midframe into place first before adhering the wireless charging coil.
    • Peel the wireless charging coil off the battery starting with the left side.

    • The adhesive is weak but you can use an opening pick to cut it if necessary.

    • During reassembly start by snapping the midframe into place first before adhering the wireless charging coil.

  17. Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the orange ribbon cable connecting the battery to the motherboard. Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the orange ribbon cable connecting the battery to the motherboard.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the orange ribbon cable connecting the battery to the motherboard.

  18. Remove the nine 4 mm Phillips screws from the plastic cover next to the battery. Remove the nine 4 mm Phillips screws from the plastic cover next to the battery.
    • Remove the nine 4 mm Phillips screws from the plastic cover next to the battery.

  19. Remove the plastic cover next to the battery.
    • Remove the plastic cover next to the battery.

  20. Insert the tip of a spudger into the top of the lower midframe. Pry the lower midframe out from the phone. The lower midframe snaps into and out of place.
    • Insert the tip of a spudger into the top of the lower midframe.

    • Pry the lower midframe out from the phone.

    • The lower midframe snaps into and out of place.

    • Remove the lower midframe.

  21. Use the tip of a spudger to pry the front camera connector straight up and out of its socket. Use tweezers to remove the front camera. Use tweezers to remove the front camera.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to pry the front camera connector straight up and out of its socket.

    • Use tweezers to remove the front camera.

  22. Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the iris scanner from the motherboard. Use tweezers to remove the iris scanner. Use tweezers to remove the iris scanner.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the iris scanner from the motherboard.

    • Use tweezers to remove the iris scanner.

  23. Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the front sensor connector out of its socket. Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the front sensor connector out of its socket.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the front sensor connector out of its socket.

  24. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display cable from the motherboard. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display cable from the motherboard.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display cable from the motherboard.

  25. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the touchscreen cable from the motherboard. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the touchscreen cable from the motherboard.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the touchscreen cable from the motherboard.

  26. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the charging assembly from the motherboard. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the charging assembly from the motherboard.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the charging assembly from the motherboard.

  27. Remove the three 4 mm Phillips screws securing the motherboard. There are triangles next to the holes indicating the motherboard screw locations.
    • Remove the three 4 mm Phillips screws securing the motherboard.

    • There are triangles next to the holes indicating the motherboard screw locations.

  28. Use a spudger to gently lift the motherbord from the upper-left corner. Carefully remove the motherboard. Move the ribbon cables out of the way as necessary. Do not pull the motherboard out if it becomes snagged on any cables.
    • Use a spudger to gently lift the motherbord from the upper-left corner.

    • Carefully remove the motherboard.

    • Move the ribbon cables out of the way as necessary. Do not pull the motherboard out if it becomes snagged on any cables.

  29. Remove the 3.2 mm Phillips screw from the headphone jack. Remove the 3.2 mm Phillips screw from the headphone jack.
    • Remove the 3.2 mm Phillips screw from the headphone jack.

  30. Insert the tip of a spudger into the notch next to the headphone jack contact points. Pry the contact board straight up to free it from the adhesive underneath.
    • Insert the tip of a spudger into the notch next to the headphone jack contact points.

    • Pry the contact board straight up to free it from the adhesive underneath.

    • If the contact board is difficult to separate, apply a drop of 90% isopropyl alcohol into the notch and allow it to soften the adhesive. Then, try again.

  31. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the headphone jack assembly. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the headphone jack assembly.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the headphone jack assembly.

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our Answers community for troubleshooting help.

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.

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