Introduction

This guide shows you how to gain access to the buzzer ringer component of the speaker for its replacement.

Place the tablet face down on a soft, stable surface that will protect the screen. Next, Scrape off the seal over the screw in the back of the tablet with a Metal Spudger. Use the Phillips #000 Screwdriver to remove the M1.4 × 2.5 screw.
  • Place the tablet face down on a soft, stable surface that will protect the screen.

  • Next, Scrape off the seal over the screw in the back of the tablet with a Metal Spudger.

  • Use the Phillips #000 Screwdriver to remove the M1.4 × 2.5 screw.

    • If the seal covering the screw has already been removed, please proceed to the next step in the process.

    • As the screw is small, you may wish to extract it using a pair of tweezers.

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Starting on the side, work your way around the the tablet to pop off the back cover. You will want to utilize a metal Spudger for this. Some force may be required initially to pry the back cover off. Note that the button tabs for this device are loose inside the case and will fall out when opening.
  • Starting on the side, work your way around the the tablet to pop off the back cover. You will want to utilize a metal Spudger for this.

  • Some force may be required initially to pry the back cover off.

  • Note that the button tabs for this device are loose inside the case and will fall out when opening.

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Using a counterclockwise motion with the Phillips #000 screwdriver, unscrew the three M1.4 × 2.5 screws that hold the white plastic speaker housing in place. Pry off the speaker housing utilizing a metal spudger. Pry off the speaker housing utilizing a metal spudger.
  • Using a counterclockwise motion with the Phillips #000 screwdriver, unscrew the three M1.4 × 2.5 screws that hold the white plastic speaker housing in place.

  • Pry off the speaker housing utilizing a metal spudger.

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Insert a plastic probe through the tab and pry to remove the speaker from its socket.
  • Insert a plastic probe through the tab and pry to remove the speaker from its socket.

  • Be careful not to damage the wires attached to the speaker. Don't forcibly remove the speaker from its socket. The speaker is magnetic, don't use metal tools.

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Using a soldering iron, desolder the contacts that connect the speaker wires to the speaker chip.
  • Using a soldering iron, desolder the contacts that connect the speaker wires to the speaker chip.

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Conclusion

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

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