Introduction

The battery can sometimes stop charging or short and must be replaced in order to turn on and function again.

Image 1/3: Insert spudger tool on the middle of the left side, between the white and black plastic. Image 2/3: Slide in a plastic opening tool and use it to further pull the back off. Image 3/3: Work your way around the edge of the tablet with the plastic opening tool and insert more as needed.
  • Remove screws.

  • Insert spudger tool on the middle of the left side, between the white and black plastic.

  • Slide in a plastic opening tool and use it to further pull the back off.

  • Work your way around the edge of the tablet with the plastic opening tool and insert more as needed.

  • Pull off the back cover.

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Image 1/3: Work your way around the edges to pry the battery and loosen it from the adhesive. Image 2/3: Remove the battery. Image 3/3: Remove the battery.
  • Using the black plastic spudger tool, insert it under a corner of the battery.

  • Work your way around the edges to pry the battery and loosen it from the adhesive.

  • Remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: Plug in your soldering iron/pen and wait the required amount of time to heat up. Image 2/3: Be careful with the iron as the tip is very hot and it could burn you or the tablet Image 3/3: Apply a small amount of pressure with the iron on the solder points until the joints come loose and the wires move freely away from the board
  • Locate the battery unit solder points and note where it is attached to the motherboard.

  • Plug in your soldering iron/pen and wait the required amount of time to heat up.

  • Be careful with the iron as the tip is very hot and it could burn you or the tablet

  • Apply a small amount of pressure with the iron on the solder points until the joints come loose and the wires move freely away from the board

  • Remove the battery unit

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Image 1/3: Take your solder out and place it on the point with the wire Image 2/3: Use the iron/pen to slowly melt a small piece of solder onto the point and let it solidify. Image 3/3: Be careful not to use too much solder as a large blob could result in a short on your device
  • Locate the red and black wire ends of your new battery

  • Take your solder out and place it on the point with the wire

  • Use the iron/pen to slowly melt a small piece of solder onto the point and let it solidify.

  • Be careful not to use too much solder as a large blob could result in a short on your device

  • Repeat this step for the other point

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Image 1/3: Gently press the speaker into place. Image 2/3: Don't let the volume rocker unit fall out of place. Image 3/3: Replace the screws.
  • Replace the back cover with the new part in place.

  • Gently press the speaker into place.

  • Don't let the volume rocker unit fall out of place.

  • Replace the screws.

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