Introduction

Use this guide to replace the speaker on the Amazon Fire 5th Generation tablet. This replacement is fairly simple but requires basic knowledge of solder and how to use a soldering iron.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: While holding the device firmly, wedge the iFixit Opening Tool into the crease along the outer edge of the device (as shown in the image). Image 2/2: Slowly, grind the iFixit Opening Tool into the crease along the outer edges of the device until the entire back cover loosens.
  • Ensure that your device is turned off.

  • While holding the device firmly, wedge the iFixit Opening Tool into the crease along the outer edge of the device (as shown in the image).

  • Slowly, grind the iFixit Opening Tool into the crease along the outer edges of the device until the entire back cover loosens.

  • Then, remove the back cover from the device.

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Image 1/2: Lift the speaker up from the device to remove the speaker wires from their groove in the case. Image 2/2: '''Be careful not to pull the speaker wires from the motherboard.'''
  • Pry the speaker from the case using the iFixit Opening Tool.

  • Lift the speaker up from the device to remove the speaker wires from their groove in the case.

  • Be careful not to pull the speaker wires from the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: iFixit has a helpful guide explaining how to solder and desolder here: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750 Image 2/3: iFixit has a helpful guide explaining how to solder and desolder here: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750 Image 3/3: iFixit has a helpful guide explaining how to solder and desolder here: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750

This step is completely unnecessary. The cords don't get in the way of the rest of the procedure. Feel free to disregard this step.

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Conclusion

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

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