Introduction

After you remove the back cover, you can see the insides of your device. Your speakers are the two rectangular pieces with a silver circle in the center of each of them. These rectangular pieces are easy to remove, you just have to pop them off. If you pull the cover off too far or too fast you might rip the speakers off of the motherboard.

Use opening too to make small opening in the side of the device.
  • Use opening too to make small opening in the side of the device.

  • Use plastic opening tool to pry the rest of the panel off.

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Once inside the device, locate the speakers on the inside of the back panel.
  • Once inside the device, locate the speakers on the inside of the back panel.

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Use spudger to pry one speaker up off of the back panel.
  • Use spudger to pry one speaker up off of the back panel.

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Desolder the soldering points that connect the speaker to the motherboard.
  • Desolder the soldering points that connect the speaker to the motherboard.

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Use a soldering iron to solder the wires of the new speaker to the motherboard.
  • Use a soldering iron to solder the wires of the new speaker to the motherboard.

  • Make sure, when soldering, to connect the red wire to the red and the black wire to the black.

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Click the new speaker into the spot where you removed the old speaker.
  • Click the new speaker into the spot where you removed the old speaker.

  • Follow steps 2-6 for the other speaker. Snap in back panel to put device back together.

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Conclusion

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

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