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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  • 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.

There were eight screws on both of the motherboards i just swapped. The last one would be in the top left of the diagram.

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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.

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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