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Введение

Use this guide to replace the earpiece speaker in the LG G3 (D855).

  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 four Phillips #00 screws (4 mm length).
    • Remove the four Phillips #00 screws (4 mm length).

  6. Insert a thumbnail, or a prying tool like a spudger, into the notch at the bottom left of the back cover you used earlier to remove the back cover. Pry up the plastic panel including the loudspeaker until you can get a good grip.
    • Insert a thumbnail, or a prying tool like a spudger, into the notch at the bottom left of the back cover you used earlier to remove the back cover.

    • Pry up the plastic panel including the loudspeaker until you can get a good grip.

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  8. Carefully remove the plastic panel including the loudspeaker by gently pulling it away from the phone assembly. Carefully remove the plastic panel including the loudspeaker by gently pulling it away from the phone assembly. Carefully remove the plastic panel including the loudspeaker by gently pulling it away from the phone assembly.
    • Carefully remove the plastic panel including the loudspeaker by gently pulling it away from the phone assembly.

  9. Remove the eight Phillips #00 screws (4 mm length).
    • Remove the eight Phillips #00 screws (4 mm length).

  10. Insert an opening pick between the bottom right corner of the motherboard cover and the motherboard. Pry up the motherboard cover to open the plastic clamps which hold the cover in its place. The clamps can be a bit restive. In case you're having trouble to open them you can flip the opening pick a bit sideways to make the process easier.
    • Insert an opening pick between the bottom right corner of the motherboard cover and the motherboard.

    • Pry up the motherboard cover to open the plastic clamps which hold the cover in its place.

    • The clamps can be a bit restive. In case you're having trouble to open them you can flip the opening pick a bit sideways to make the process easier.

    • Work your way along the right edge of the motherboard cover and use the opening pick to pry it up.

  11. Get a good grip to the motherboard cover assembly and start to lift the right edge of it. The remaining plastic clamps should open during this process or can be unhinged easily by hand. Remove the motherboard assembly.
    • Get a good grip to the motherboard cover assembly and start to lift the right edge of it.

    • The remaining plastic clamps should open during this process or can be unhinged easily by hand.

    • Remove the motherboard assembly.

  12. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the display flex cable. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the display flex cable.
    • Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the display flex cable.

  13. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect digitizer flex cable. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect digitizer flex cable.
    • Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect digitizer flex cable.

  14. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the rear camera flex cable. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the rear camera flex cable.
    • Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the rear camera flex cable.

  15. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the front camera flex cable. Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the front camera flex cable.
    • Use a spudger to pry up and disconnect the front camera flex cable.

  16. Avoid to damage the flex cables you disconnected during the motherboard removal procedure. Slide an opening pick under the bottom right corner of the motherboard and start to pry it out of its recess by flipping the opening pick sideways.
    • Avoid to damage the flex cables you disconnected during the motherboard removal procedure.

    • Slide an opening pick under the bottom right corner of the motherboard and start to pry it out of its recess by flipping the opening pick sideways.

  17. Slide the opening under the right edge of the motherboard where the sim card slot is located and pry it up by flipping the opening pick sideways until you can get a good grip to it. Slide the opening under the right edge of the motherboard where the sim card slot is located and pry it up by flipping the opening pick sideways until you can get a good grip to it.
    • Slide the opening under the right edge of the motherboard where the sim card slot is located and pry it up by flipping the opening pick sideways until you can get a good grip to it.

  18. Get a grip to the upper part of the motherboard during the removal procedure to avoid breakage. Carefully remove the motherboard.
    • Get a grip to the upper part of the motherboard during the removal procedure to avoid breakage.

    • Carefully remove the motherboard.

  19. During the removal of the earpiece speaker take care to remove it together with the foam gasket underneath. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the earpiece speaker.
    • During the removal of the earpiece speaker take care to remove it together with the foam gasket underneath.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the earpiece speaker.

Итог

If possible, turn on your device and test your repair before installing new adhesive and resealing.

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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3 Comments

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

bassamxp - Ответить

unless you broke the phone, NO

Tarik Kaya -

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

DukeCrom - Ответить

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