Replacing the speaker requires the use of a soldering kit. A guide to soldering is available on iFixit's website here.

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  • Wedge plastic spudger in between the back panel and the speaker of the device.

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  • Gently pry out the speaker from the back panel using the plastic spudger.

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Image 1/1: The wires should still be attached to the speaker.
  • Heat solder and apply to the wires where they attach to the motherboard. This will disconnect the wires from the motherboard.

  • The wires should still be attached to the speaker.

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  • Take the speaker and wires that are attached out of the device and insert a new speaker by soldering the wires to the motherboard.

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To reassemble your device, snap back piece back on to device and secure both 2cm screws at the bottom.

Grant Harding

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