Introduction

Replace the speaker in your Acer Iconia Tab 500.

Parts

No parts required.

To start, gently separate one corner of the case using the black spudger.
  • To start, gently separate one corner of the case using the black spudger.

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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.
  • 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.

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Locate the 4 screws and cable that hold in the two speakers.
  • 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.

    • Connector Cable

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Carefully remove the connector cable by pushing on the rim of black plastic insert.
  • Carefully remove the connector cable by pushing on the rim of black plastic insert.

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Unfortunately, the top speaker is a wedged under the motherboard.
  • Unfortunately, the top speaker is a wedged under the motherboard.

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

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Conclusion

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

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