Introduction

The guide is written so the device's microphone can be replaced if it no longer picks up sound.

You will need an opening tool for removing the cover and a soldering kit for removing the wires.

Parts

No parts required.

Start by bending the tablet back at the top white-colored portion to expose an opening between the back cover and the tablet body. Wedge a plastic opening tool into the opening and push it down to force the back cover off.
  • Start by bending the tablet back at the top white-colored portion to expose an opening between the back cover and the tablet body.

  • Wedge a plastic opening tool into the opening and push it down to force the back cover off.

  • Move along the top edge of the tablet and repeat the step above.

  • Pull the back cover away from the tablet body to completely remove it.

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The microphone is located in the bottom center of the tablet. Remove the black tape holding the wires down. Remove the black tape holding the microphone in place.
  • The microphone is located in the bottom center of the tablet.

  • Remove the black tape holding the wires down.

  • Remove the black tape holding the microphone in place.

  • The microphone is now exposed and can be gently pulled out of the socket.

You will need a soldering/desoldering kit to desolder the 2 leads where the microphone connects to the circuit board.
  • You will need a soldering/desoldering kit to desolder the 2 leads where the microphone connects to the circuit board.

Conclusion

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

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