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If you are having trouble either connecting your Jambox via the Micro USB port or your Micro USB port has become damaged at some point, then this guide will walk you through the step-by-step process to replace it. The Micro USB port is connected with the auxiliary board, which will need to be replaced as well. This guide requires minimal soldering.

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  1. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement, Outer Case: stap 1, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Remove both end caps by putting a plastic opening tool in the center of the seam. Work around the edges to pry the end caps off completely.

    • Due to interior clips holding the end caps in place, use caution when applying force.

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    • Turn the Jambox upside down. Peel the indicated rubber tabs off, using a plastic opening tool if necessary.

    • You may want to only take the tabs half way off to avoid re-gluing when reassembling.

    • Remove the three T6, 7.0 mm screws under each rubber tab.

    • Because the screws are a different length, set the screws aside.

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    • With the Jawbone logo facing towards you and with correct orientation, place the Jambox with the left end cap facing upward.

    • Unscrew indicated T6 9.7 mm screws.

    • Gently loosen the tabs from their anchor points so the bottom may be removed.

    • Flip the Jambox so the other end cap is facing up. The USB cable is on this side (metal grounding clip, indicated in orange). Repeat the above two steps.

  4. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 4, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Pry up the bottom panel by lifting from the device.

    • Pull the bottom up. This may take a bit of force as the bottom is glued to device.

    • Once removed, the battery will now be visible.

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    • Before unscrewing, take a picture of the top view. That way, when you're reassembling the device, you'll know the orientation of the metal grounding plates.

    • Unscrew the eight indicated T6 9.8 mm screws. Remove metal grounding plates.

  6. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 6, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Once all eight screws are removed, pry the sides of the Jambox to lift the body from it's shell.

  7. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 7, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • With the battery facing forward, remove the three indicated T6 9.5 mm screws.

    • Once the screws are removed, lift up the small plastic plate, revealing the auxiliary board underneath.

  8. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement, Button Panel: stap 8, afbeelding 1 van 2 Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement, Button Panel: stap 8, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Turn the Jambox so that the button panel is visible.

    • Remove the indicated screws, T6 9.6 mm.

    • There is a small plastic flap obscuring the view of one of the screws, indicated in orange. In order to unscrew it, simply lift the flap out of the way.

  9. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 9, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Pop off the button panel.

  10. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 10, afbeelding 1 van 2 Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 10, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Remove the colored ribbon that connects the green button circuit board to the blue auxiliary board by using your finger to lift the small black tabs that clamp down the ribbon.

  11. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement, Micro USB Port: stap 11, afbeelding 1 van 2 Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement, Micro USB Port: stap 11, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Remove the indicated T6 7.4 mm screw holding the auxiliary board in place.

    • Carefully lift the auxiliary board up and off to the side.

  12. Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 12, afbeelding 1 van 2 Jawbone Big Jambox Micro USB Port Replacement: stap 12, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • With the auxiliary board removed, use a soldering iron to heat the metal attaching the Micro USB port (indicated on the image).

    • Remove the Micro USB port.

    • Exercise caution when handling the soldering iron due to extreme heat.

Conclusie

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

Gabriella Graham

Lid sinds: 01-04-15

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7 opmerkingen

Hi, great guide. My jambox has a broken headphone input. Where can I buy one to solder in. Or can I buy an entire new aux board?

conrad lucero - Antwoord

I'm also looking for a new headphone input. Where do I find one?

C Dare -

You guys keep failing to mention where to get replacement parts. Any ideas??

Dave Bornack - Antwoord

Where do I purchase the replacement auxiliary port?

Patrick egan - Antwoord

Where do I purchase the replacement auxiliary port

Patrick egan - Antwoord

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