Introduction

In this guide we will be disassembling the whole device to replace the speaker. It is very important to keep track of all the components and screws while following these instructions.

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  • Flip the speaker over onto its back.

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  • Gently remove the rubber base from speaker by pulling around the edges.

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  • Remove the four 6mm T9 Torx bit screws from the corners of the battery.

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  • Gently remove the battery from the speaker.

I'm not able to remove the battery, it looks like it soldered to the board. An more detail on how to remove it please?

Krtek Z Krtkova - Reply

Same thing here! I just broke my speaker because of this guide.

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Image 1/2: The grille is easily bent and deformed. Image 2/2: The grille is easily bent and deformed.
  • Removing the device front grille with a metal spudger, starting in one corner and working around the border.

  • The grille is easily bent and deformed.

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Image 1/3: The grille is easily bent and deformed. Image 2/3: The grille is easily bent and deformed. Image 3/3: The grille is easily bent and deformed.
  • Remove the rear grille with a metal spudger, starting in one corner and working around the border.

  • The grille is easily bent and deformed.

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  • Remove the eight 9mm T9 screws.

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Image 1/2: Detach the ribbon cable from the circuit board by sliding out from board connector. Image 2/2: Detach the ribbon cable from the circuit board by sliding out from board connector.
  • Use the metal spudger to release ribbon cable retainer.

  • Detach the ribbon cable from the circuit board by sliding out from board connector.

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  • Pull the ribbon cable through the rear case wall.

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Image 1/3: Disconnect the wired pair from board upon removal. Image 2/3: There is a non latched connector connecting the top board to side board. Be careful to not damage this connector during the removal process. Image 3/3: There is a non latched connector connecting the top board to side board. Be careful to not damage this connector during the removal process.
  • Remove the top circuit board by lifting up.

  • Disconnect the wired pair from board upon removal.

  • There is a non latched connector connecting the top board to side board. Be careful to not damage this connector during the removal process.

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Image 1/2: There is a non latched connector connecting the side board to button board. Be careful to not damage this connector during the removal process. Image 2/2: There is a non latched connector connecting the side board to button board. Be careful to not damage this connector during the removal process.
  • Remove the side board by sliding outward from the device.

  • There is a non latched connector connecting the side board to button board. Be careful to not damage this connector during the removal process.

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  • Remove the eight 9mm T9 Torx screws from the front of the device.

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  • Use the metal spudger to remove the front case panel.

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  • Remove the speakers from the case.

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Conclusion

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

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