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Replaced Flip-Hinge; now can't hear incoming calls

So uhm, the side hinge on my phone fell out when I first got it. That was a year or so ago, I bought a replacement hinge and haven't had any problems since.

...until today. Now, I noticed the hinge was out and went to put it back in. After replacing it, I thought everything was fine. Then my phone rang, and I answered it but I couldn't hear any sound. The other person could hear me talking, the phone still makes other sounds, I just can't hear incoming calls I guess.

What should I do? I'm trying to take the hinge out, assuming maybe I slipped it in wrong (or something..?) but I have no idea how to take it out. Any help is much appreciated.

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  • HELP_ME_PLEA May 26, 2008

    I'm having the exact same problem, except when my left hinge cover fell out, a piece of it was broken off. It was not stepped on, nor did it fall on something hard, so I don't understand how it broke. Anyway, even though I've put it back in its place, I can no longer hear incoming or outgoing calls unless I turn on the speaker phone. How do I fix this?

  • Anonymous May 26, 2008

    I have the same problem. Speaker phone works fine, can't hear anything on the regular ear piece.

  • HELP_ME_PLEA May 11, 2010

    ^^ Thanks for a reply, but how does one make sure the speaker and cable ribbon are in their correct slots? I've never taken this phone apart before.

    Also, if the left hinge cover falls out, is should the screen be loose on the left side? The screen still works with no resolution problems, but I just can't hear anything not coming from the speaker at the bottom of the phone.


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Check and see if the speaker located to the bottom of the main-board is place back in the correct slot if not put it in or replaced it....replaced also the cable/ribbon that is located on the lcd.

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