Introduction

The guide is written so the device's speakers can be replaced if they are no longer producing sound.

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

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 speakers are located towards the bottom left and bottom right corners of the tablet. If not already done, remove the black tape holding the wires down. Wedge a spudger underneath the speaker in its socket, near where the wires are connected. You can then pry out the speakers.
  • The speakers are located towards the bottom left and bottom right corners of the tablet.

  • If not already done, remove the black tape holding the wires down.

  • Wedge a spudger underneath the speaker in its socket, near where the wires are connected. You can then pry out the speakers.

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You will need a soldering/desoldering kit to desolder the 4 leads where the speakers connect to the circuit board. You will need a soldering/desoldering kit to desolder the 4 leads where the speakers connect to the circuit board.
  • You will need a soldering/desoldering kit to desolder the 4 leads where the speakers connect to the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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