Introduction

The motherboard is embedded into the device and may be hard to remove, but this guide will show how to use the proper tools and techniques to remove and replace it.

Begin at any side of the tablet.
  • Begin at any side of the tablet.

  • With a plastic opening tool, begin taking apart the back cover from the tablet by working along the edges.

  • Prying the lid open can be difficult, use caution in order to safely remove.

  • Reminder: Turn off device before this step

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Using a plastic opening tool, separate the back cover from the main device
  • Using a plastic opening tool, separate the back cover from the main device

  • Open each side continuously to ensure all sides have been separated,

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Turn tablet over. Locate copper foil.
  • Turn tablet over.

  • Locate copper foil.

  • Peel back the copper foil to reveal motherboard.

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Peel tape back. Disconnect all wires. Disconnect all wires.
  • Peel tape back.

  • Disconnect all wires.

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Use a JIS screw bit #00 to remove screws around the motherboard. Use a JIS screw bit #00 to remove screws around the motherboard.
  • Use a JIS screw bit #00 to remove screws around the motherboard.

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Gently pull out motherboard.
  • Gently pull out motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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