Introduction

Anticipate this process to take 15 to 20 minutes. Be sure to have a cleared out area. You will need several different tools including a plastic prying tool, 1mm screwdriver and heating pad. This process is fairly difficult.

Image 1/2: Use Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove   two 1mm screws on the left side of the tablet. Image 2/2: Use Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove   two 1mm screws on the left side of the tablet.
  • Take tablet and rotate on its side, so that the two screws are facing upward.

  • Use Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove two 1mm screws on the left side of the tablet.

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Image 1/1: Once loosened, use hands to help separate case from device.
  • Insert plastic prying tool and pry back case away from the device slowly moving the plastic prying tool along the device.

  • Once loosened, use hands to help separate case from device.

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Image 1/2: Use plastic prying tool and fingers to simultaneously lift speaker from cover. Image 2/2: Set cover aside.
  • Hold positive and negative wires as close as possible to the speaker.

  • Use plastic prying tool and fingers to simultaneously lift speaker from cover.

  • Set cover aside.

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Image 1/1: For a complete guide on how to solder, [guide|750|click here.]
  • Use soldering gun to remove the positive and negative wires connecting the battery to the circuit board.

  • For a complete guide on how to solder, click here.

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Image 1/2: Put pressure on the connector until the clasp comes undone. Image 2/2: Gently pull up on electrical ribbon until it disconnects from circuit board.
  • Grip the ribbon located at the far end of the circuit board with a plastic spudger tool.

  • Put pressure on the connector until the clasp comes undone.

  • Gently pull up on electrical ribbon until it disconnects from circuit board.

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Image 1/2: Use the technique for the previous ribbon. Image 2/2: Use the technique for the previous ribbon.
  • Remove the second electrical ribbon from the motherboard.

  • Use the technique for the previous ribbon.

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  • Using #00 Phillips Screwdriver, remove the four 1mm screws holding the circuit board to the device.

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Image 1/2: Gently pull up on connector to remove tape holding the connector in place. Image 2/2: Gently pull up on connector to remove tape holding the connector in place.
  • With fingers, grip the green Wi-Fi connector.

  • Gently pull up on connector to remove tape holding the connector in place.

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  • Using your fingers, gently lift the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Repeat this strep around each corner of screen until it pops off. Image 2/3: Repeat this strep around each corner of screen until it pops off. Image 3/3: Repeat this strep around each corner of screen until it pops off.
  • Insert plastic prying tool under screen and exert pressure, pulling upward.

  • Repeat this strep around each corner of screen until it pops off.

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  • Place heating pad on glass frame in order to loosen adhesive for 3 to 5 minutes.

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  • Use fingers to gently pull digitizer off of device.

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Conclusion

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

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