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Introduction

This guide will provide a step-by-step walk through on replacing the speakers in a HP Stream 8.

  1. Use your nail or a spudger to pry the back cover off of the device.
    • Use your nail or a spudger to pry the back cover off of the device.

  2. Slide your finger around the rest of the back cover, lifting it completely off of the device.
    • Slide your finger around the rest of the back cover, lifting it completely off of the device.

  3. Remove ten Phillips #00 screws from the inside cover.
    • Remove ten Phillips #00 screws from the inside cover.

  4. Pry up the inside cover the same way as in the first step.
    • Pry up the inside cover the same way as in the first step.

  5. Locate the two speakers at the bottom of the device. Remove the two speakers by prying them out using a pair of tweezers.
    • Locate the two speakers at the bottom of the device.

    • Remove the two speakers by prying them out using a pair of tweezers.

    • Detach the red and black power wiring from the device and pull the speakers entirely out of the HP Stream 8.

    • Remember where the red and black wiring is connected to the device.

    • The power wires are soldered to the device and will be difficult to detach.

  6. Grab the two replacement speakers and the soldering iron.
    • Grab the two replacement speakers and the soldering iron.

    • Locate where the red and black power wiring previously connected to the device.

    • Attach and re-solder the red and black power wiring.

    • For soldering help, check out iFixit's How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide.

Conclusion

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

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