Introduction

This guide will show how the speaker of the UE Boom 2 is removed. This is an extensive and intrusive process which removes most components of the speaker.

Remove the D-ring located at the bottom of the device, opposite end of the power button. Remove by twisting in a counter-clockwise motion. Removing the D-ring will allow you to be  able to remove the rubber port cover revealing the headphone jack and charging port.
  • Remove the D-ring located at the bottom of the device, opposite end of the power button.

  • Remove by twisting in a counter-clockwise motion.

  • Removing the D-ring will allow you to be able to remove the rubber port cover revealing the headphone jack and charging port.

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Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger. Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge. Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge.
  • Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger.

  • Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge.

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Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.
  • Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.

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On the bottom, unscrew the four 15mm Phillips Head #2 screws, using the Phillips Head #2 screwdriver. Pry up at the location marked, and remove the plastic end cap. Repeat these steps on the top of the speaker.
  • On the bottom, unscrew the four 15mm Phillips Head #2 screws, using the Phillips Head #2 screwdriver.

  • Pry up at the location marked, and remove the plastic end cap.

  • Repeat these steps on the top of the speaker.

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Carefully un-loop the cable and unplug from motherboard. Pull out the battery, and handle with care. Pull out the battery, and handle with care.
  • Carefully un-loop the cable and unplug from motherboard.

  • Pull out the battery, and handle with care.

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Using the metal spudger, pry up the plastic tab on the inside. Pry up around the entire inside circumference. Repeat on the other end.
  • Using the metal spudger, pry up the plastic tab on the inside.

  • Pry up around the entire inside circumference.

  • Repeat on the other end.

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Using the metal spudger tool, pry up the inside edge of the mesh lining. Working down the strip on both sides. Careful as to not rip the mesh. Working down the strip on both sides. Careful as to not rip the mesh.
  • Using the metal spudger tool, pry up the inside edge of the mesh lining.

  • Working down the strip on both sides. Careful as to not rip the mesh.

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Unscrew the two 5mm Phillips Head #1 screws, using a Phillips Head #1 screwdriver. Using the metal spudger, pry open the edge of the cover. Using the metal spudger, pry open the edge of the cover.
  • Unscrew the two 5mm Phillips Head #1 screws, using a Phillips Head #1 screwdriver.

  • Using the metal spudger, pry open the edge of the cover.

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Using the metal spudger, pry the plastic casing up. Repeat on the other side of the speaker. Repeat on the other side of the speaker.
  • Using the metal spudger, pry the plastic casing up.

  • Repeat on the other side of the speaker.

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Pull each cover off. Pull each cover off.
  • Pull each cover off.

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Using the metal spudger, specifically the pointy end, find the gap between the speaker and billow (the large speaker-like object next to the speaker). Pry the metal wire up and out at exactly this gap, then slide down wire towards one end to pop it out completely. Once one end is out, use fingers to gently pull off completely, so as not to bend the wire to aggressively.
  • Using the metal spudger, specifically the pointy end, find the gap between the speaker and billow (the large speaker-like object next to the speaker).

  • Pry the metal wire up and out at exactly this gap, then slide down wire towards one end to pop it out completely.

  • Once one end is out, use fingers to gently pull off completely, so as not to bend the wire to aggressively.

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Repeat previous process for other side of the speaker and billow.
  • Repeat previous process for other side of the speaker and billow.

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Using the metal spudger, work it under the billow (circled). Work the billow up around all edges, and pull out of casing.
  • Using the metal spudger, work it under the billow (circled).

  • Work the billow up around all edges, and pull out of casing.

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With the billow removed, pry up the pink rubber seal with the metal spudger, and remove. Do not use excessive force with the metal spudger, doing so may damage the seal. Do not use excessive force with the metal spudger, doing so may damage the seal.
  • With the billow removed, pry up the pink rubber seal with the metal spudger, and remove.

  • Do not use excessive force with the metal spudger, doing so may damage the seal.

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Now, begin to use the same technique for the speaker. Be sure to remove the speaker slowly, as there is a cable attaching the speaker to the motherboard. Be sure to remove the speaker slowly, as there is a cable attaching the speaker to the motherboard.
  • Now, begin to use the same technique for the speaker.

  • Be sure to remove the speaker slowly, as there is a cable attaching the speaker to the motherboard.

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Once speaker is detached from casing, remove cable from motherboard. Connect new speaker by attaching the cable to the same place where the old speaker was just taken out of.
  • Once speaker is detached from casing, remove cable from motherboard.

  • Connect new speaker by attaching the cable to the same place where the old speaker was just taken out of.

  • If both speakers are blown out, repeat steps 14-16 on the other side.

Where can I found a speaker?

to change it

Zaher - Réponse

Conclusion

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

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Hi, very good tutorial, you got your 30 points ! ;)

But the main question remains to me : where to get a new speaker as UE doen’t sell spare parts and I don’t find any replacement on internet … any help more than welcome …

Cheers!

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