Introduction

If there is no sound coming from your speakers, this guide will instruct you on how to replace the speakers.

Have the front of the device facing you.
  • Have the front of the device facing you.

  • Begin near one of the curved edges of the device.

  • Place plastic opening tool between the front and back panels.

  • If a plastic opening tool doesn’t work, using a metal spudger may work, but it may damage the plastic on the device.

  • Remember to remove the micro SD card (if present) before you begin.

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Once the plastic opening tool is fully inserted, wedge it around device’s edges to separate the panels.
  • Once the plastic opening tool is fully inserted, wedge it around device’s edges to separate the panels.

  • Lift the back panel off of the device.

  • The back panel will make a clicking noise while being lifted off of the device.

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  • Starting with the white ribbon cable, carefully flip up the retaining flap on the ZIF connector.

  • Slide out the ribbon cable.

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  • Flip up the retaining flap on the ZIF connector with the black ribbon cable.

  • Slide out the ribbon cable.

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  • Use Phillips # 000 to remove the 4 mm .3 cm screw on each speaker.

  • If you encounter a stripped screw, see iFixit’s guide on how to remove it here.

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  • Place the plastic opening tool on the edge of the speaker.

  • Lodge the plastic opening tool under each speaker and lift them up and out of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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