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A Blue Tooth Speaker With A Broken USB Port Repaired

By on June 3, 2022
A Blue Tooth Speaker With A Broken USB Port Repaired








It is the second time around this blue tooth speaker showed up in my shop for repair but this time it was for a broken USB port and not the charging port.

bluetooth speaker repair

If you look closely you would see the broken USB port and it was time to take it apart and replace it with a new one.

bluetooth speaker repairing

bluetooth speaker repairing usb

Few screws off and I was able to see the inside of the device and as you can see in the photo,

there is nothing much to it but it is still a repair job to do so let us get started.

usb port repair

I also have spotted some cold soldering joints that need some love tender care so I got to it right away and then headed to the replacing of the broken USB port.

how to replace usb port

I used the Hot Air station to de solder the part out and as you can see in the photo,

the broken and the replacement USB ports compared.

how to fix usb port in bluetooth speaker

I cleaned the area, added fresh solder to the pins and that way, the replacement USB port is ready to be soldered on board. 

how to fix a broken usb port

It is a big USB port and it was easy to soldered back on board.

I put everything back together and here was the final result of the repair.

how to repair a broken usb port

Mission Accomplished.

waleed Rishmawi

This article was prepared for you by Waleed Rishmawi, one of our ‘Master Authors’ and currently working in the Bethlehem area of Palestine repairing electrical and electronic equipment.

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Note: You can check his previous article on A Broken Fan Replacement On A Tiny Welding Machine. Model: Hugong




  1. Parasuraman S

    June 3, 2022 at 9:22 pm

    Good fix!

    • Johnson Omaba

      June 4, 2022 at 1:20 am

      How do I fix the bluetooth speaker going when the volume is increased?

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      June 4, 2022 at 7:17 pm

      Parasuraman: thanks man. have a blessed day

  2. Babu M S

    June 3, 2022 at 10:23 pm

    Well done!Good job.I want to know from you,can we able to remove normal micro controller IC(64 pins) used in TV boards by using hot air gun. If it is so please explain me the method.This is very much helpful for me.Thank you very much for sharing.

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      June 4, 2022 at 7:23 pm

      Babu: thanks man. yes you can. there are tons of methods to do that. you need to understand the hot air machine that you have in the shop. what I mean by that is you know the strength of the hot air being produced because every machine has different calibrations. add flux, heat up the board just enough to make it warm then use more hot air to melt the solder under the chip. I usually use 450 heat and flow of air about 40 to 50. keep in mind when taking that chip out you can not put it back unles you re touch the soldering balls on it using a stencil for that specific IC. also make sure on the other side of the board there are not small component that could be effected with the heat used. I hope this help. have a blessed day

  3. Tito Kanshulu

    June 3, 2022 at 10:43 pm

    Excellent repair Sir. Keep up the good work

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      June 4, 2022 at 7:24 pm

      Tito: thanks man. have a blessed day

  4. Yogesh Panchal

    June 3, 2022 at 10:59 pm

    Good Fix! Waleed, Now we have to keep the stock of variety of USB Connectors majorly used in new coming electronics Gadgets for repair.

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      June 4, 2022 at 7:26 pm

      Yoghesh: thanks man. yes keeping a stock of USB ports is a must not a choice. have a blessed day

  5. Albert van Bemmelen

    June 3, 2022 at 11:00 pm

    Let's hope that the owner will be more careful on his Bluetooth speaker next time! So it will not show up for another repair a third time too.

    • Waleed Rishmawi

      June 4, 2022 at 7:27 pm

      Albert: I know the customer will not be careful, i know that for sure but that is a good income for me. have a blessed day.

  6. Humberto

    July 1, 2022 at 10:47 pm

    Excellent repair. Keep up sharing your knowledge.


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