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Repair guide : Speaker and GSM antenna iPhone 7

Level : Medium Time : 35 min Author : Alexandre
145 people have done this repair successfully ! Why not you?

Your iPhone 7 does make any sound and you can't stand it ? If you can't hear it ring, if there are interferences, if the sound always cuts, take matter in your own hands ! Experts at SOSav will teach you how to repair the speaker / GSM antenna of your iPhone 7. Follow our repair guide through pictures and comments.

Symptoms :

  • No sound (music, ringtone)
  • Interferences
  • No GSM network
  • Can't call / send text messages
  • No 3G/4G network
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Speaker and GSM antenna iPhone 7
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the speaker and GSM antenna of your iPhone 7, you have to securely turn it off.

Maintain the power button on the top for a few seconds.

Then slide to the right to "power off" button in red.

Your iPhone 7 is now turned off.

Step 2

With a pentalobe screwdriver, remove the two screws circled in red.

Those screws are on both sides of the dock connector.

Those two screws hold the bottom part of the display assembly to the iPhone.

Step 3

With a hairdryer, heat up the edge of the iPhone' screen as shown in red on picture 2.

This consists in peeling the seal between the screen and the rear panel.

Step 4

Then put the suction cups as near as possible to the home button.

Pull the cup enough to let a gap appear.

Put an opening pick between the display and rear case.

Step 5

Take a second opening pick and slide it around between the display and rear case.

Step 6

Start again on the right side.

Careful when sliding the pick because the screen connection cable are on this side.

Step 7

You can now open the iPhone by swinging the display up from the left side, like opening a book !

Step 8

Use the Triwing screwdriver, to remove the four screws circled in red on the picture.

Then with tweezers, remove the lower connector bracket

Step 9

The lower connector bracket is now removed.

Step 10

Use a nylon spudger to disconnect the display connector .

Step 11

Then unlock the second display connector.

Step 12

With a cruciform screwdriver, remove the two screws that maintain the front panel sensor assembly connector bracket.

Remove the bracket with tweezers.

Step 13

The bracket is now removed.

Step 14

Disconnect the proximity/front camera cable.

The complete display assembly is now removed from the iPhone 7.

Step 15

Disconnect the battery by lifting the connector from the logic board.

Step 16

Disconnect the antenna the the nylon spudger's tip.

Step 17

Then do it again with the second antenna.

Step 18

Put the spudger beneath the speaker and lift.

Then you can remove it.

Step 19

With a nylon spudger, gently peel off the antenna sticked to the speaker.

Step 20

Unclip the antenna from the speaker.

Step 21

Grab the antenna with tweezers and remove the speaker.

Step 22

The speaker and the antenna are now disassembled.

You can replace them by new ones.

To reassemble your iPhone 7 follow this guide in reverse order.


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