Introduction

This guide shows the use of incorrect tools. Always use ESD safe tools, like the nylon spudger, when working with delicate internal components.

Insert a blue plastic spudger in the middle of the two bodies of your Pipo S1 at the bottom of the device where the charging port is.
  • Insert a blue plastic spudger in the middle of the two bodies of your Pipo S1 at the bottom of the device where the charging port is.

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Use the same Spudger and slide it along the gap you are creating , moving to the right direction against the mini usb port. Use the same Spudger and slide it along the gap you are creating , moving to the right direction against the mini usb port.
  • Use the same Spudger and slide it along the gap you are creating , moving to the right direction against the mini usb port.

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Gently pry the body of the Pipo and pop the back cover open. Lift the back cover of the device and place it on the side.
  • Gently pry the body of the Pipo and pop the back cover open. Lift the back cover of the device and place it on the side.

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Lift the edge of the white tape with the plastic opening tool.
  • Lift the edge of the white tape with the plastic opening tool.

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Lift the white tape with your fingers and then lift the yellow tape holding the extension of the battery. Lift the white tape with your fingers and then lift the yellow tape holding the extension of the battery.
  • Lift the white tape with your fingers and then lift the yellow tape holding the extension of the battery.

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On the bottom of your tablet, take your J000 screwdriver and take out the two 3mm screws out.
  • On the bottom of your tablet, take your J000 screwdriver and take out the two 3mm screws out.

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Focus on the Headphone Jack as we will work on it. Lift it and move to the other side placing it on the surface you are working on. Focus on the Headphone Jack as we will work on it. Lift it and move to the other side placing it on the surface you are working on.
  • Focus on the Headphone Jack as we will work on it. Lift it and move to the other side placing it on the surface you are working on.

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Pry the battery using the Spudger to detach it from the glue underneath it. Be careful not to pinch the battery (Lithium batteries are great hazard and are prone to short circuit and thus burning or/and exploding.
  • Pry the battery using the Spudger to detach it from the glue underneath it.

  • Be careful not to pinch the battery (Lithium batteries are great hazard and are prone to short circuit and thus burning or/and exploding.

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Lift the battery and place it a little further from the positive and negative battery wires.
  • Lift the battery and place it a little further from the positive and negative battery wires.

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Using your soldering iron, melt the two lead spots to detach the wires.
  • Using your soldering iron, melt the two lead spots to detach the wires.

  • the soldering iron is extremely hot, handle with caution. Always keep the soldering iron holder next to you when using it so you can return it back on the holder.

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Remove the two wires. Then remove the battery completely from the device. Beware to tape the negative and positive battery wires to keep them from short-circuiting.
  • Remove the two wires. Then remove the battery completely from the device.

  • Beware to tape the negative and positive battery wires to keep them from short-circuiting.

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Place your new battery in the tablet. Soldier the positive and negative battery wires to the board.
  • Place your new battery in the tablet.

  • Soldier the positive and negative battery wires to the board.

  • Beware to soldier the right pole to the right spot on the circuit board as swapping them can burn the motherboard.

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Reinstall the holding down tape and make sure everything is back in place. Reinstall the holding down tape and make sure everything is back in place.
  • Reinstall the holding down tape and make sure everything is back in place.

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Attach the back cover and press on it until it clicks. Attach the back cover and press on it until it clicks.
  • Attach the back cover and press on it until it clicks.

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Insert the plastic Spudger  in the middle of the two bodies of your Pipo S1 at the bottom of the device where the charging port is.
  • Insert the plastic Spudger in the middle of the two bodies of your Pipo S1 at the bottom of the device where the charging port is.

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Use the same Spudger and slide it along the gap you are creating , moving to the direction against the mini usb port. Use the same Spudger and slide it along the gap you are creating , moving to the direction against the mini usb port.
  • Use the same Spudger and slide it along the gap you are creating , moving to the direction against the mini usb port.

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With your fingers, carefully pry off the back cover of your Pipo S1 open.
  • With your fingers, carefully pry off the back cover of your Pipo S1 open.

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On the bottom of your tablet, you will see a black oval shaped part with a red and black wire connected to it, which will be your speaker.
  • On the bottom of your tablet, you will see a black oval shaped part with a red and black wire connected to it, which will be your speaker.

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Using iFixit  plastic spudger start to pry off the speaker. Alternate sides as you are prying it off is important to avoid damage to the speaker molding.
  • Using iFixit plastic spudger start to pry off the speaker.

  • Alternate sides as you are prying it off is important to avoid damage to the speaker molding.

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After the speaker is wiggled free, the speaker can be pulled out easily with your fingers. After the speaker is wiggled free, the speaker can be pulled out easily with your fingers.
  • After the speaker is wiggled free, the speaker can be pulled out easily with your fingers.

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Place the defective speaker next to your Device.
  • Place the defective speaker next to your Device.

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Take your iFixit soldering iron and disconnect the speaker wires from the motherboard.
  • Take your iFixit soldering iron and disconnect the speaker wires from the motherboard.

  • the soldering iron is extremely hot, handle with caution. Always keep the soldering iron holder next to you when using it so you can return it back on the holder.

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Take your iFixit soldering iron and re-connect the  new speaker wires to the motherboard.
  • Take your iFixit soldering iron and re-connect the new speaker wires to the motherboard.

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Carefully place the new speaker to the speaker port. Push the speaker gently to the speaker port to connect it properly. Push the speaker gently to the speaker port to connect it properly.
  • Carefully place the new speaker to the speaker port.

  • Push the speaker gently to the speaker port to connect it properly.

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Conclusion

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

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