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Introduction

Built -in speakers are one of the benefits of owning a laptop, so any malfunctioning or broken speakers are an inconvenience to laptop users. Rather than purchasing external speakers or wearing headphones whenever audio is needed, this issue can be remedied in a more cost effective way by installing a new speaker into the laptop. This guide will show you how to replace the speakers in your laptop.

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  1. Remove the eleven 6.6 mm screws on the back of the computer using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the eleven 6.6 mm screws on the back of the computer using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  2. Using the opening tool, gently pry apart the back corners until the plastic separates from the body of the laptop. Work your way around the body of the laptop until the back cover is completely separated.
    • Using the opening tool, gently pry apart the back corners until the plastic separates from the body of the laptop.

    • Work your way around the body of the laptop until the back cover is completely separated.

    • Remove the back casing.

  3. Disconnect the battery connector cable. Working on the device without removing the battery connector cable can damage major components of the device.
    • Disconnect the battery connector cable.

    • Working on the device without removing the battery connector cable can damage major components of the device.

  4. Remove the four 6.6 mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver. Remove the battery from the device. Remove the battery from the device.
    • Remove the four 6.6 mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Remove the battery from the device.

  5. Using the spudger, lift the black tab to release the ribbon cable. Disconnect the USB ribbon cable. Disconnect the USB ribbon cable.
    • Using the spudger, lift the black tab to release the ribbon cable.

    • Disconnect the USB ribbon cable.

  6. Remove the tape securing the wire down. This tape will remain sticky after removal.
    • Remove the tape securing the wire down.

    • This tape will remain sticky after removal.

  7. Disconnect the speakers by pulling the plugs out of their sockets. Disconnect the speakers by pulling the plugs out of their sockets.
    • Disconnect the speakers by pulling the plugs out of their sockets.

  8. Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the four screws holding the speakers to device. Remove the speakers from the device. Remove the speakers from the device.
    • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the four screws holding the speakers to device.

    • Remove the speakers from the device.

Conclusion

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

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