A step-by-step guide that illustrates the necessary precautions for replacing a battery for the Acer Iconia A100 tablet.

  1. Start at any side of the tablet.
    • Start at any side of the tablet.

    • Begin to take apart the tablet ,with a plastic opening tool, along the sides of the tablet.

    • Work your way around the tablet.

    • There are four side pieces in total.

  2. Placed on each end of the tablet are 4mm Philips screws.
    • Placed on each end of the tablet are 4mm Philips screws.

    • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips screws with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • There are five 4.0mm screws in total (including the 4mm Phillips screw at the bottom of the tablet).

    • Carefully separate the back piece from the device using a plastic opening tool.

    • Remember to open along the entire perimeter of the tablet.

    • Turn the tablet over to locate the battery.

    • Locate the large blue and black object at the bottom of the tablet with the plus and minus sign.

    • Unscrew the 4mm screws located around the battery.

    • There are five in total.

    • Locate the battery cables and the tip of a plastic spudger or opening tool to gently push the connector head out of its socket.

    • Use your fingers or the flat edge of a plastic opening tool to lift the battery up and off of the device.

    • Be sure to not have any water around the device while removing the battery.

    • Be sure to be cautious while removing the battery and remove carefully; avoid ripping the wires attached to the battery.


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

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