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9th March 2014, 11:09 PM |#1  
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Just wondering but since I got my N5 and GF got Moto X on Monday, I can really tell the difference in speaker quality between the two and I use my phone to play music quite a bit. Has anyone just replaced the speaker in the phone? Is it even possible to purchase the tiny phone speakers separately?
 
 
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2652024

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OK, so you point me to an old thread that has no real information besides a few people saying they haven't tried it. Thanks.
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Your best bet is a pair of external speakers IMO. Otherwise software mods can push the built-in a bit further.

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Your best bet is a pair of external speakers IMO. Otherwise software mods can push the built-in a bit further.

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I was afraid of that. After watching a few teardown videos, it doesn't look like just any other cell phone speaker would fit. Seems like a proprietary setup.
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Originally Posted by ohiojosh78

Just wondering but since I got my N5 and GF got Moto X on Monday, I can really tell the difference in speaker quality between the two and I use my phone to play music quite a bit. Has anyone just replaced the speaker in the phone? Is it even possible to purchase the tiny phone speakers separately?

If your willing to root your phone then install Viper4Android. No need for any other change. Check out the dedicated N5 and Viper4Android thread in this forums themes and apps section. The difference will be stunning for speakers, earplugs and bluetooth.

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OK, so you point me to an old thread that has no real information besides a few people saying they haven't tried it. Thanks.

1) It's not really old.
2) It shows what the search function exists for
3) It gives you the same answers you would get if you asked (as this thread proves!)
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