Introduction

If you want to replace the speaker you must first get a new one. Once you do, then you are ready to follow these easy steps.

Parts

No parts required.

Use a spudger or your fingers to pry off the back case. If your case is badly damaged, use caution because the fragments may be sharp.
  • Use a spudger or your fingers to pry off the back case.

  • If your case is badly damaged, use caution because the fragments may be sharp.

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Gently disconnect the battery from the motherboard using your fingers or a pair of tweezers.
  • Gently disconnect the battery from the motherboard using your fingers or a pair of tweezers.

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Remove the battery by pulling it from the edges and carefully peeling it off of the base.
  • Remove the battery by pulling it from the edges and carefully peeling it off of the base.

    • There is adhesive keeping the battery in place, so don't be afraid to use a little extra force.

    • Do not bend or warp the battery in any way as it can be a fire hazard.

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Use a spudger to remove the ribbon cable that is around the speaker wire. Use a spudger to remove the ribbon cable that is around the speaker wire.
  • Use a spudger to remove the ribbon cable that is around the speaker wire.

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Disconnect the speaker wire from the motherboard by prying the connector upwards with the spudger. Disconnect the speaker wire from the motherboard by prying the connector upwards with the spudger.
  • Disconnect the speaker wire from the motherboard by prying the connector upwards with the spudger.

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Remove the plastic covering on the speaker.
  • Remove the plastic covering on the speaker.

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Gently pull on the wire and remove the speaker. Gently pull on the wire and remove the speaker.
  • Gently pull on the wire and remove the speaker.

When I was pulling the speaker out the wire had broken where can I get the speaker?

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Conclusion

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

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