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Einleitung

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

  1. Power off your phone before beginning disassembly. Insert a thumbnail, or a prying tool like a spudger, into the notch at the bottom left of the back cover.
    • Power off your phone before beginning disassembly.

    • Insert a thumbnail, or a prying tool like a spudger, into the notch at the bottom left of the back cover.

    • Pry the back cover up to separate its plastic clips.

  2. Lift the back cover to release the rest of the plastic clips and remove it. In case you can't lift the back cover completely, slide your fingernail or you prying tool around the midframe to release the remaining clips.
    • Lift the back cover to release the rest of the plastic clips and remove it.

    • In case you can't lift the back cover completely, slide your fingernail or you prying tool around the midframe to release the remaining clips.

    • Remove the back cover.

    • To reinstall the back cover press it firmly into place until you hear a snap from the plastic clips to form a seamless connection with the rear side of the phone.

  3. Use a fingernail or a prying tool at the marked notch to lever the battery out of its recess. Lever the battery up until you can get a good grip.
    • Use a fingernail or a prying tool at the marked notch to lever the battery out of its recess.

    • Lever the battery up until you can get a good grip.

  4. Lift the battery out of its recess and remove it. Lift the battery out of its recess and remove it.
    • Lift the battery out of its recess and remove it.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Abschluss

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

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

bassamxp - Antwort

unless you broke the phone, NO

Tarik Kaya -

To reassemble the earpiece what kind of adhesive do I need?

DukeCrom - Antwort

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