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18th June 2011, 03:50 AM   |  #1  
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Guys,
I've come across a prob in my i9000 Galaxy S. :(

My earpiece is defective somehow, as it makes a rattling noise when i make calls. I compared with another Galaxy S and identified this problem. Its like those cheap speakers you find on pocket radios now.

So i need to replace my earpiece and i dont know where to look for one. When i checked the manuals and videos i saw that it comes as part in a ribbon cable which also has the 3.5mm audio base.

I already tried ebay, but most of em are coming from hong kong, china which i believe are not authentic. Most of them even looks like they were home made.

From where can i get a genuine Samsung galaxy S earpiece ?
I wont mind even if its a working one removed from a bricked or a broken galaxy S.

Please help me out guys, as this noise bothers me everytime i make a call. :(
18th June 2011, 10:04 PM   |  #2  
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mine started doing this about 2 days ago as well
20th June 2011, 11:10 AM   |  #3  
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mine started doing this about 2 days ago as well

Comes with time + use i guess.. Found a replacement ?
20th June 2011, 04:26 PM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by JazonX

Guys,
I've come across a prob in my i9000 Galaxy S. :(

My earpiece is defective somehow, as it makes a rattling noise when i make calls. I compared with another Galaxy S and identified this problem. Its like those cheap speakers you find on pocket radios now.

So i need to replace my earpiece and i dont know where to look for one. When i checked the manuals and videos i saw that it comes as part in a ribbon cable which also has the 3.5mm audio base.

I already tried ebay, but most of em are coming from hong kong, china which i believe are not authentic. Most of them even looks like they were home made.

From where can i get a genuine Samsung galaxy S earpiece ?
I wont mind even if its a working one removed from a bricked or a broken galaxy S.

Please help me out guys, as this noise bothers me everytime i make a call. :(

Do you mean headset? If yes just get a new one or get a Bluetooth one.

If your phone's earpiece is crackling send it back for warranty claim as mine was fixed after replacing motherboard.

Sent from my GT-I9000 using XDA App
21st June 2011, 05:25 PM   |  #5  
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I'm gonna look into a warranty claim, just gotta flash back to stock and hope they don't noticed I opened it up to try and fix the GPS
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