Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the speakers of the Poin2 Chromebook 11.

  1. Power down the Poin2 Chromebook 11 and disconnect the power adapter.
    • Power down the Poin2 Chromebook 11 and disconnect the power adapter.

    • Close the Chromebook and position it with the base facing up.

    • Use a #0 Phillips screwdriver to unscrew the ten 7mm screws that hold the base to the rest of the frame

      • Poin2 Chromebook 11 does not have screws under its rubber feet at the base.

  2. Insert a 1cm-wide plastic opening tool between the base and top frame.
    • Insert a 1cm-wide plastic opening tool between the base and top frame.

      • Applying pressure up and down with the tool may be necessary. When you hear a "click," this indicates the separation of the frame.

    • Pry (up and down) around the entire border of the Chromebook to separate.

    • Use your hands to gently lift the base away from the frame.

    • Disconnect the white 8-wire battery connector from the motherboard using a spudger to push the two L-shaped clips out of the port.

      • The connector is a tight fit and requires careful pressure for release.

    • Remove the six 4mm screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Lift the battery from the frame.

    • Unplug the black speaker cable from the lower, left side of the motherboard.

    • Use the opening tool to pry the two speakers away from the frame.

    • An adhesive strip attaches each speaker to the frame. The speakers should pull away with moderate force.

    • Detach the speaker cord from the hooks holding it to the frame and lift the speakers away.

Conclusion

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

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