Introduction

After the motherboard has been removed, you now have access to the power switch. You will need to use a plastic opening tool to pop the switch out.

Make sure the device is powered off.
  • Make sure the device is powered off.

  • Open media port cover at the top of the tablet.

  • Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 1 mm screw.

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Using the metal spudger, carefully pry open the back cover.
  • Using the metal spudger, carefully pry open the back cover.

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  • Remove small section of grey tape.

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  • Unplug the connection cord from the motherboard.

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  • Try to remove the battery by pulling on the blue tabs.

  • If unsuccessful, use the black plastic spudger to gently break the glue bonds underneath and pull up to remove the battery.

  • Be very cautious not to puncture or bend the battery.

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  • Remove all of the tape surrounding the motherboard.

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  • Starting with the 2 large connections use the plastic opening tool to gently pry on the connections and pop them out.

  • Now, disconnect the two smaller black and red cords from the motherboard.

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  • Scrape away the small square sticker to reveal one small screw. Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the screw.

  • Using the same screwdriver remove the other three screws on the motherboard.

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  • Using the small plastic tool, carefully pry the motherboard out of the device.

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  • Depress power switch using finger, and simultaneously pry in same direction with a plastic opening tool.

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Conclusion

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

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