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.

Image 1/2: Pry in an upward motion until you see a separation between the tablet and back cover. Image 2/2: Pry in an upward motion until you see a separation between the tablet and back cover.
  • Place the plastic opening tool into the SD card slot or charge port.

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

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Image 1/1: If this is the first time, it will be hard to separate the back cover from the tablet.
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Be careful when touching any of the internal components of the tablet.
  • Remove the back cover once all links have been separated.

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

This is the wrong method to open it! You have to open it beetween the front-Display and the golden rim.

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Image 1/3: Use the spudger to begin pulling out the speaker. Image 2/3: Wedge the spudger beneath the amplifier to remove it from the adhesive holding it down. Image 3/3: Wedge the spudger beneath the amplifier to remove it from the adhesive holding it down.
  • 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.

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

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

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Image 1/3: There are three slots surrounding the speaker that can be used to remove it. Image 2/3: There are three slots surrounding the speaker that can be used to remove it. Image 3/3: There are three slots surrounding the speaker that can be used to remove it.
  • 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.

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

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Image 1/3: Wedge the tweezers in each slot to carefully remove the strip. Image 2/3: Wedge the tweezers in each slot to carefully remove the strip. Image 3/3: Wedge the tweezers in each slot to carefully remove the strip.
  • 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.

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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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