Introduction

Plug your soldering iron in on the highest setting for later steps. This is a easy to intermediate level guide that requires a knowledge of soldering.

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  • Place the tablet face up with portholes facing you.

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Image 1/2: Be gentle and take your time. Excessive force could damage the device. Image 2/2: Be gentle and take your time. Excessive force could damage the device.
  • Use a fingernail, or a plastic opening tool to gently pry the black panel around the portholes.

    • Be gentle and take your time. Excessive force could damage the device.

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  • Use your fingers to pry the rest of the back off; slowly apply pressure from each side to break each clip connection.

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  • Once the back is off, position the tablet as shown and be sure to warm your soldering iron.

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Image 1/1: Remember to use proper safety precautions when soldering.
  • Place tip of the soldering iron on the end of the wire to break connection.

    • Remember to use proper safety precautions when soldering.

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Image 1/1: Solder the new connections while using tweezers to hold the speaker steady.
  • Grip the new microphone with tweezers and place in the slot.

  • Solder the new connections while using tweezers to hold the speaker steady.

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Conclusion

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

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