Be careful when removing the adhesive residue!
I didn’t know it, but I ended up leaving slight scratch marks that can be seen from the front side.
If you are having a hard time removing it, you might have forgot to remove the spacer rod when you removed all the motherboard screws. In my case, it was a T20.
This pulls straight up, towards you.
There is a small release tab on the cable.
I simultaneously used the fingernails on my 2 index fingers to dislodge the tabs and continue to pull the cable out. It took a couple seconds.
It is difficult to remove the bottom of the speaker because it bends into the frame. Be careful to remove the power button cable, which also routes in a channel in the bottom of the speaker.