1. Locate the horizontal grip located on the back cover of the phone.
    • Locate the horizontal grip located on the back cover of the phone.

    • Slide the back cover down and off of the phone.

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  2. Insert a plastic opening tool into the battery release point located above the battery.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool into the battery release point located above the battery.

    • Pull outwards in order to release the battery.

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    • Locate the 5 screws holding the body of the phone together.

    • The top screw will have a plastic cover, remove it using tweezers.

    • Using a Philips head screwdriver, twist counterclockwise to remove the screws.

    • Take special care with the screw located at the top of the phone. It is smaller and more likely to be damaged or improperly attached.

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    • Lift the back cover starting at the bottom of the phone.

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    • Remove the back cover completely from the phone.

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    • Locate the clamp at bottom right side of the Circuit Board.

    • Pull the circuit board from the phone being cautious to pull out underneath the clamp.

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    • Locate the ribbon connecting the circuit board to the phone display.

    • Using the spudger, disconnect the ribbon connecting the phone's display and the circuit board.

    • Remove the circuit board

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    • Locate the two rubber circles covering the screws.

    • Remove the rubber covers using tweezers.

    • Using the Phillips head screwdriver, unscrew and remove the two screws.

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    • Close the phone and gently pull outwards from the bottom left portion of the phone cover.

    • Take care not to do this with too much force, as it could crack the cover.

    • Completely remove the cover from the phone.

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    • Locate the front music buttons.

    • Remove the music control buttons on the face of the phone.

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    • While grasping the top and bottom sections torque the pieces until the indicated hinge has popped out. The two sections of the phone are now able to separate.

    • Make sure the right side of the hinge is removed first and not the left as you will likely damage the ribbon connection.

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    • Locate the two speakers. Using a spudger disconnect the speakers from the assembly.

    • Lift the screen assembly from the casing.

    • The screen assembly is completely removed to allow for easier access to the speaker connections when performing further repairs on the speakers.

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    • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the speaker wires from the circuit board. Note that the soldered connection must be broken for this to occur.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, re-solder the speaker wires to the circuit board and follow the rest of the instructions in reverse order.

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