Introduction

This guide will show how to remove the speakers for the Lenovo 100s Chromebook-11IBY. This removal will allow you to replace or upgrade the speakers for your laptop.

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  • Ensure your device is turned off and unplugged.

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  • Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to remove the nine 6mm screws from the larger back plate.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to pull keyboard plate out immediately because cables are attached. Image 2/2: Be careful not to pull keyboard plate out immediately because cables are attached.
  • Turn your laptop back over, open it, and use the plastic opening tool on the recessed notch to gently pry each side and lift the keyboard plate up.

  • Be careful not to pull keyboard plate out immediately because cables are attached.

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Image 1/3: Carefully unplug the orange circled (keyboard) wire from the keyboard plate. Image 2/3: Carefully unplug the yellow circled (touchpad) wire from the keyboard plate. Image 3/3: Then lift the keyboard plate up and place it to the side.
  • Locate the two sticker-like connecting wires (for the keyboard and touchpad).

  • Carefully unplug the orange circled (keyboard) wire from the keyboard plate.

  • Carefully unplug the yellow circled (touchpad) wire from the keyboard plate.

  • Then lift the keyboard plate up and place it to the side.

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Image 1/1: Then unplug the cable attaching the right speaker by hand.
  • Locate the cable attaching the left speaker to the motherboard and unplug it by hand.

  • Then unplug the cable attaching the right speaker by hand.

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Image 1/2: Remove the speaker. Image 2/2: Remove the speaker.
  • Carefully pry the speaker up and free of the two notches holding it in place.

  • Remove the speaker.

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  • Repeat steps 5 & 6 in order to remove the right speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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