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Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement

What you need

  1. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Pry the seam between the screen and the case and slide it on all four sides with a large plastic opening tool until the plastic case comes off.

  2. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the device off of the case and flip over the device so that it sits screen side down.

  3. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • The device is now free from the plastic case.

  4. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
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    • Wedge a plastic card beneath the battery unit and wiggle the card side to side and up and down gently until the glue sealing the battery to the device is broken.

  5. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Peel back any yellow tape not directly attached to the battery.

    • Using a soldering iron, desolder the two wires that connect the battery to the motherboard.

  6. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 6, image 1 of 2 Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 5mm screws attached to the top right and bottom left corners of the speaker

  7. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Solder off the wires connecting the speaker to the device

  8. Polaroid PMID4312 Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the speaker out of the casing to release it.

Conclusion

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

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