Introduction

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

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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