Introduction

This guide will give step by step instructions on how to remove and replace both speakers in a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5.

  1. Place the plastic opening tool into the SD card slot or charge port.
    • Place the plastic opening tool into the SD card slot or charge port.

    • Try in an upward motion until you see a separation between the tablet and back cover.

  2. Work around the entire device by sliding the plastic opening tool around the rim.
    • Work around the entire device by sliding the plastic opening tool around the rim.

    • If this is the first time, it will be hard to separate the back cover from the tablet.

    • The clips are approximately 5 cm apart. While working around the device, the clips will make a dislocating sound when disconnected.

    • Remove the back cover once all links have been separated.

    • Be careful when touching any of the internal components of the tablet.

    • Starting with the right speaker, remove the 10 mm Phillips #000 screws.

    • Use the spudger to begin pulling out the speaker.

    • Wedge the spudger beneath the amplifier to remove it from the adhesive holding it down.

    • Remove the two 10mm Phillips #000 screws that hold the left speaker.

    • Take a pair of tweezers and disconnect the left battery.

    • Use the same pair of tweezers to begin removing the left speaker.

    • There are three slots surrounding the speaker that can be used to remove it.

    • Pull the speaker out and lay it to the side until the rest of the connections are disconnected.

    • There are four slots that are located along the border that can be used to remove the strip that is glued to the side.

    • Wedge the tweezers in each slot to carefully remove the strip.

Conclusion

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

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Thanks, but I have one big question. I removed the back cover, but I still have no idea how to remove the white plastic frame that covers the outer edge of the speakers. In your guide, it just seems to magically disappear.

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