Introduction

We will be replacing the speaker in the tablet by first taking the tablet apart. Luckily it can be easily removed with wire cutters or a soldering iron.

Remove the two Phillips #00 screws from the bottom of the case.
  • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws from the bottom of the case.

Wedge the opening tool in the space between the back and the front of the tablet. Carefully work your way around the perimeter, wedging the opening tool between the front and back of the tablet.
  • Wedge the opening tool in the space between the back and the front of the tablet.

  • Carefully work your way around the perimeter, wedging the opening tool between the front and back of the tablet.

  • When the back of the tablet is mostly detached from the front, carefully pull it away completely.

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Pull the speaker away from the tablet. It should easily come off, as it is held on with a magnet.
  • Pull the speaker away from the tablet. It should easily come off, as it is held on with a magnet.

Remove the wires from the motherboard using a soldering iron and a solder sucker.
  • Remove the wires from the motherboard using a soldering iron and a solder sucker.

  • Refer to ifixit's soldering guide to remove the solder on the wires.

Conclusion

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

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