Introduction

This repair will be needed for a broken screen caused by either dropping, stepping on, or mishandling tablet. Be sure to allot roughly 10-15 minutes for this procedure. In order to protect fingers from class, you may want to wear gloves during the last step of the process. To replace a broken screen you will need a 1mm Philips screwdriver, a plastic prying tool, and a heating pad.

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: Once loosened, insert plastic prying tool under lower-hand corner and repeat sliding action. Image 2/2: Repeat previous actions until battery comes loose from device.
  • Insert plastic prying tool under upper-hand corner of battery and slide back and forth.

  • Once loosened, insert plastic prying tool under lower-hand corner and repeat sliding action.

  • Repeat previous actions until battery comes loose from device.

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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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  • Remove the second electrical ribbon from the motherboard using the same technique used to remove first 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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  • With the motherboard facing you, look to the bottom left corner, pull on the camera to completely free the motherboard.

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  • Using your fingers, gently lift the motherboard and battery.

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Image 1/3: Repeat this step around each corner of the screen until it pops off. Image 2/3: Ensure screen is free from all black tabs holding it in place. Image 3/3: Ensure screen is free from all black tabs holding it in place.
  • Insert plastic prying tool under screen and exert pressure, pulling upward.

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

  • Ensure screen is free from all black tabs holding it in place.

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Image 1/1: Remove plastic film from glass frame
  • Place heating pad on glass frame in order to loosen adhesive for 3 to 5 minutes

  • Remove plastic film from glass frame

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Conclusion

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

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