Introduction

Complete the following guide to replace your tablet's speaker.

At the bottom of the tablet, remove the two 3.6mm screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver. At the bottom of the tablet, remove the two 3.6mm screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
  • At the bottom of the tablet, remove the two 3.6mm screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

Wedge a plastic opening tool into the edges of the tablet to pry it open. Wedge a plastic opening tool into the edges of the tablet to pry it open.
  • Wedge a plastic opening tool into the edges of the tablet to pry it open.

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Soldering iron may be dangerous for inexperienced users.  For additional information on how to use a soldering iron, click here. Use a soldering iron to detach the speaker wires from the motherboard. Use a soldering iron to detach the speaker wires from the motherboard.
  • Soldering iron may be dangerous for inexperienced users. For additional information on how to use a soldering iron, click here.

  • Use a soldering iron to detach the speaker wires from the motherboard.

Use a curved metal spudger to remove the speaker from the back case. The speaker is held in place by an adhesive and can be difficult to remove. The speaker is held in place by an adhesive and can be difficult to remove.
  • Use a curved metal spudger to remove the speaker from the back case.

  • The speaker is held in place by an adhesive and can be difficult to remove.

Conclusion

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

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