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.

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.
  • 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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Insert plastic prying tool and pry back case away from the device slowly moving the plastic prying tool along the 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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Hold positive and negative wires as close as possible to the speaker. Use plastic prying tool and fingers to simultaneously lift speaker from cover.
  • 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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Use soldering gun to remove the positive and negative wires connecting the battery to the circuit board.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
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.
  • 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. Remove the second electrical ribbon from the motherboard using the same technique used to remove first ribbon.
  • 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.
  • Using #00 Phillips Screwdriver, remove the four 1mm screws holding the circuit board to the device.

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With fingers, grip the green Wi-Fi connector. 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. With the motherboard facing you, look to the bottom left corner, pull on the camera to completely free the motherboard.
  • 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.
  • Using your fingers, gently lift the motherboard and battery.

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