Introduction

This guide will aid you in the process of removing the speakers of the device. This is useful in replacing broken speakers

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  • Remove the red rubber case from the device.

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Image 1/2: Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screws counter-clockwise in each corner of the plastic back cover. It will be a total of four screws. The smaller case on the back cover is attached to the main cover so it will not need to be removed. Image 2/2: Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screws counter-clockwise in each corner of the plastic back cover. It will be a total of four screws. The smaller case on the back cover is attached to the main cover so it will not need to be removed.
  • Make sure the screen is facing away from you and the back cover is facing you.

  • Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screws counter-clockwise in each corner of the plastic back cover. It will be a total of four screws. The smaller case on the back cover is attached to the main cover so it will not need to be removed.

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Image 1/1: Removing the case will take a bit of effort and force. We recommend using two hands and if possible another person to help. It will require some gusto.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the case.

  • Removing the case will take a bit of effort and force. We recommend using two hands and if possible another person to help. It will require some gusto.

  • It is helpful to pry at the corners first to loosen the case.

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  • After the back case is loosened, remove it from the device to change or access the battery.

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  • Unscrew the circuit board from the motherboard by using a Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the 4mm screws in a clockwise rotation.

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Image 1/2: Slide the connected wires from the circuit to detach the speakers. Image 2/2: Slide the connected wires from the circuit to detach the speakers.
  • The speakers are attached to the device via wires that are connected to a circuit. Grasp the circuit connected to the right speaker.

  • Slide the connected wires from the circuit to detach the speakers.

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Image 1/3: Grasp the speaker with your fingers and lift it from the plastic Image 2/3: Grasp the speaker with your fingers and lift it from the plastic Image 3/3: Grasp the speaker with your fingers and lift it from the plastic
  • Lift the circuit board to get better access for removing the speaker.

  • Grasp the speaker with your fingers and lift it from the plastic

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Image 1/2: The circuit board should still be loose to remove the speaker. Image 2/2: The circuit board should still be loose to remove the speaker.
  • Repeat steps 6 and 7 for the second speaker on the left side.

  • The circuit board should still be loose to remove the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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