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.

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).
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Desolder the speaker wires from the motherboard. iFixit has a helpful guide explaining how to solder and desolder here: How To Solder and Desolder Connections iFixit has a helpful guide explaining how to solder and desolder here: How To Solder and Desolder Connections

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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