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Introduction

Replace the speaker in your Acer Iconia Tab 500.

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  1. Acer Iconia Tab A500 Speakers Replacement, Back Case: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • To start, gently separate one corner of the case using the black spudger.

  2. Acer Iconia Tab A500 Speakers Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Once you have successfully pried the spudger in between the front case and back case, continue do so around the entire tablet until the back case is completely disconnected.

  3. Acer Iconia Tab A500 Speakers Replacement, Speakers: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Locate the 4 screws and cable that hold in the two speakers.

    • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove these 2mm black screws.

    • Remove the 2mm silver screws.

    • Not all 4 screws are going to be the same kind. This will not affect the speaker replacement.

  4. Acer Iconia Tab A500 Speakers Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Acer Iconia Tab A500 Speakers Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully remove the connector cable by pushing on the rim of black plastic insert.

  5. Acer Iconia Tab A500 Speakers Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Unfortunately, the top speaker is a wedged under the motherboard.

    • To get this speaker out, use the spudger and gently pry it out.

Conclusion

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

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