Introduction

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

Power down the Poin2 Chromebook 11 and disconnect the power adapter. Close the Chromebook and position  it with the base facing up.
  • 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.

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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.
  • 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.

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

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

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Lift the battery from the frame.
  • Lift the battery from the frame.

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

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

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

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Conclusion

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

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