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Introducción

Use this guide to remove or replace the earpiece speaker on your Samsung Galaxy Note10+.

  1. Completely power off your phone before you begin disassembly.
    • Completely power off your phone before you begin disassembly.

    • Prepare an iOpener and apply it to the left edge of the back panel for one minute.

    • A hair dryer, heat gun, or hot plate may also be used, but be careful not to overheat the phone—the display and internal battery are both susceptible to heat damage.

  2. Apply a suction cup to the heated edge of the back panel, as close to the edge as possible. If your back glass is badly cracked, covering it with a layer of clear packing tape may allow the suction cup to adhere. Alternatively, very strong tape may be used instead of the suction cup. If all else fails, you can superglue the suction cup to the broken panel. Pull up on the suction cup with strong, steady force to create a gap between the back panel and the frame.
    • Apply a suction cup to the heated edge of the back panel, as close to the edge as possible.

    • If your back glass is badly cracked, covering it with a layer of clear packing tape may allow the suction cup to adhere. Alternatively, very strong tape may be used instead of the suction cup. If all else fails, you can superglue the suction cup to the broken panel.

    • Pull up on the suction cup with strong, steady force to create a gap between the back panel and the frame.

    • Depending on the age of your phone, this may be difficult. If you are having trouble, apply more heat to the edge and try again.

    • Insert the point of an opening pick into the gap.

  3. Slide the opening pick along the left edge towards the bottom left corner to slice the adhesive. Do not insert the opening pick more than halfway into the phone or you risk damaging internal components. Leave the pick inserted in the bottom left corner to prevent the adhesive from re-sealing.
    • Slide the opening pick along the left edge towards the bottom left corner to slice the adhesive.

    • Do not insert the opening pick more than halfway into the phone or you risk damaging internal components.

    • Leave the pick inserted in the bottom left corner to prevent the adhesive from re-sealing.

  4. Repeat the previous heating and cutting procedure for the remaining three sides of the phone. Leave an opening pick on each side as you continue to the next to prevent the adhesive from resealing. The back panel will begin to separate from the phone as you finish all sides of the phone.
    • Repeat the previous heating and cutting procedure for the remaining three sides of the phone.

    • Leave an opening pick on each side as you continue to the next to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

    • The back panel will begin to separate from the phone as you finish all sides of the phone.

  5. Lift the back panel straight up to remove it. Lift the back panel straight up to remove it.
    • Lift the back panel straight up to remove it.

  6. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the five 4 mm screws securing the wireless charging coil.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the five 4 mm screws securing the wireless charging coil.

  7. Use a pair of tweezers to lift up and flip back the metal shield covering the battery connector. Use a pair of tweezers to lift up and flip back the metal shield covering the battery connector. Use a pair of tweezers to lift up and flip back the metal shield covering the battery connector.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to lift up and flip back the metal shield covering the battery connector.

  8. While holding the metal shield up and out of the way, use the pointed end of a spudger to pry up the battery connector to disconnect it. While holding the metal shield up and out of the way, use the pointed end of a spudger to pry up the battery connector to disconnect it.
    • While holding the metal shield up and out of the way, use the pointed end of a spudger to pry up the battery connector to disconnect it.

  9. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the wireless charging coil connector from the motherboard. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the wireless charging coil connector from the motherboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the wireless charging coil connector from the motherboard.

  10. Tilt the metal shielding up so you can grip it with your fingers. Peel the wireless charging coil up and away from the device. The wireless charging coil is secured to the phone with some light adhesive.
    • Tilt the metal shielding up so you can grip it with your fingers.

    • Peel the wireless charging coil up and away from the device.

    • The wireless charging coil is secured to the phone with some light adhesive.

    • Remove the wireless charging coil.

  11. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the five 4 mm screws securing the daughterboard cover.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the five 4 mm screws securing the daughterboard cover.

  12. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the daughterboard cover. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the daughterboard cover. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the daughterboard cover.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the daughterboard cover.

  13. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the main interconnect cable from the motherboard. Disconnect the secondary interconnect cable from the motherboard. Disconnect the secondary interconnect cable from the motherboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the main interconnect cable from the motherboard.

    • Disconnect the secondary interconnect cable from the motherboard.

  14. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the main interconnect cable from the daughterboard. Disconnect the secondary interconnect cable from the daughterboard. Disconnect the secondary interconnect cable from the daughterboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the main interconnect cable from the daughterboard.

    • Disconnect the secondary interconnect cable from the daughterboard.

  15. Remove both interconnect cables. Remove both interconnect cables.
    • Remove both interconnect cables.

  16. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 4 mm screws securing the top plastic cover.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 4 mm screws securing the top plastic cover.

  17. Use a pair of tweezers to pivot the top plastic cover up and off of the phone. Use a pair of tweezers to pivot the top plastic cover up and off of the phone. Use a pair of tweezers to pivot the top plastic cover up and off of the phone.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to pivot the top plastic cover up and off of the phone.

  18. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the touch layer connector from the motherboard. Disconnect the side button connector from the motherboard. Disconnect the side button connector from the motherboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the touch layer connector from the motherboard.

    • Disconnect the side button connector from the motherboard.

  19. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the S-Pen charging coil connector from the motherboard. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the S-Pen charging coil connector from the motherboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the S-Pen charging coil connector from the motherboard.

  20. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the display cable from the motherboard. Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the display cable from the motherboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to disconnect the display cable from the motherboard.

  21. Use the pointed end of a spudger to pry up the motherboard enough to grip it with your fingers. Remove the motherboard. Remove the motherboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to pry up the motherboard enough to grip it with your fingers.

    • Remove the motherboard.

  22. Insert the pointed end of a spudger in the gap between the earpiece speaker and the phone's frame, near the bottom left corner of the speaker. Pry up to loosen the earpiece speaker from its recess. The earpiece speaker is secured with light adhesive.
    • Insert the pointed end of a spudger in the gap between the earpiece speaker and the phone's frame, near the bottom left corner of the speaker.

    • Pry up to loosen the earpiece speaker from its recess.

    • The earpiece speaker is secured with light adhesive.

  23. Use a pair of tweezers to lift the earpiece speaker out of its recess and remove it. Make sure to remove any old adhesive before you replace the earpiece speaker. Make sure to remove any old adhesive before you replace the earpiece speaker.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to lift the earpiece speaker out of its recess and remove it.

    • Make sure to remove any old adhesive before you replace the earpiece speaker.

Conclusión

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.

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? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Answers community for help.

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