Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the speakers for an Asus MeMO Pad 7. If you want to listen a music or watch a video and the speakers are not working properly, this guide will help you to replace both speakers on the tablet.

Make sure your device is turned off. Then with a plastic opening tool, carefully remove the back panel by carefully working your way around the perimeter. The panel will be glued on and requires pressure to open.
  • Make sure your device is turned off. Then with a plastic opening tool, carefully remove the back panel by carefully working your way around the perimeter.

  • The panel will be glued on and requires pressure to open.

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After removing the rear panel, use a plastic openning tool to remove the frame of the tablet. Start in the middle of the top side and insert a plastic opening tool between the screen and the frame. Carefully run the plastic opening tool along all the edges of the tablet.
  • After removing the rear panel, use a plastic openning tool to remove the frame of the tablet.

  • Start in the middle of the top side and insert a plastic opening tool between the screen and the frame.

  • Carefully run the plastic opening tool along all the edges of the tablet.

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When you take the rear panel and the frame out, place the rear panel and the frame away from the device.
  • When you take the rear panel and the frame out, place the rear panel and the frame away from the device.

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Disconnect the ZIF connectors to release the data cables holding the battery in.  Use tweezers to do this. You can also use your hand to remove ZIF connectors. ZIF connectors are delicate so be careful when you are removing them.
  • Disconnect the ZIF connectors to release the data cables holding the battery in. Use tweezers to do this.

  • You can also use your hand to remove ZIF connectors.

  • ZIF connectors are delicate so be careful when you are removing them.

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Find the place where the battery connector is. Disconnect the battery connectors by carefully pulling up on them using a spudger or plastic opening tool.
  • Find the place where the battery connector is. Disconnect the battery connectors by carefully pulling up on them using a spudger or plastic opening tool.

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Using a plastic opening tool carefully pry the battery loose. The battery is glued to the pad; slight pressure will be needed to remove the battery. The casing of the battery is soft and can easily tear. Tearing can lead to the chemicals in the battery to leak out. The casing of the battery is soft and can easily tear. Tearing can lead to the chemicals in the battery to leak out.
  • Using a plastic opening tool carefully pry the battery loose. The battery is glued to the pad; slight pressure will be needed to remove the battery.

  • The casing of the battery is soft and can easily tear. Tearing can lead to the chemicals in the battery to leak out.

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After removing the battery from the device, locate the volume connectors on the side of the device. Using tweezers, carefully remove the volume connectors and place it to the side.
  • After removing the battery from the device, locate the volume connectors on the side of the device.

  • Using tweezers, carefully remove the volume connectors and place it to the side.

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Locate the GPS antenna. Pry off the GPS antenna cable with a spudger. Locate the GPS antenna. Pry off the GPS antenna cable with a spudger.
  • Locate the GPS antenna. Pry off the GPS antenna cable with a spudger.

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Locate seven 2mm Phillips #0 screws attaching the motherboard to the pad. Remove the screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver. Place your screws somewhere you will remember they are at.
  • Locate seven 2mm Phillips #0 screws attaching the motherboard to the pad. Remove the screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  • Place your screws somewhere you will remember they are at.

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Once all the screws are taken out, you can remove the motherboard. Carefully, take the motherboard out with a plastic opening tool.
  • Once all the screws are taken out, you can remove the motherboard. Carefully, take the motherboard out with a plastic opening tool.

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Locate the speaker connector on the motherboard. Using tweezers, carefully remove the speaker connector. After removing the speaker connector, you can easily take the speaker out.
  • Locate the speaker connector on the motherboard.

  • Using tweezers, carefully remove the speaker connector.

  • After removing the speaker connector, you can easily take the speaker out.

  • Because the speaker is on the motherboard, be careful not to damage any other parts.

  • There are two speakers on the tablet

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Locate the second speaker on the left side of the tablet. Locate three 2mm Phillips #0 screws  attaching the speaker to the pad. Remove screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver. While you are removing the screws, do not put pressure on the tablet. You may damage the touch screen.
  • Locate the second speaker on the left side of the tablet.

  • Locate three 2mm Phillips #0 screws attaching the speaker to the pad. Remove screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  • While you are removing the screws, do not put pressure on the tablet. You may damage the touch screen.

  • Place your screws somewhere you will remember they are at.

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Locate the speaker connector on the side of the device. Using tweezers, carefully remove the speaker connector. After removing the speaker connector, you can easily take the left speaker out.
  • Locate the speaker connector on the side of the device.

  • Using tweezers, carefully remove the speaker connector.

  • After removing the speaker connector, you can easily take the left speaker out.

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Conclusion

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

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