Power off the device
  • Power off the device

  • Remove any cables that might be connected to your device

  • Make sure the device is placed on a flat surface with the display screen facing up

Wedge the plastic opening tool in between the display screen and back panel
  • Wedge the plastic opening tool in between the display screen and back panel

  • Do not apply too much pressure in order to avoid cracking the screen

Carefully separate the display from the back panel
  • Carefully separate the display from the back panel

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Use your fingers to pull back and remove the yellow plastic tape covering the battery cable.
  • Use your fingers to pull back and remove the yellow plastic tape covering the battery cable.

Use the flat end of the spudger to pry up and remove the battery cable.
  • Use the flat end of the spudger to pry up and remove the battery cable.

Use the flat side of the heavy duty spudger to lift the small black plastic flap.
  • Use the flat side of the heavy duty spudger to lift the small black plastic flap.

Use fingers to pull the Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) cable from the motherboard.
  • Use fingers to pull the Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) cable from the motherboard.

Use fingers to remove the smaller adjacent ZIF cable from the motherboard.
  • Use fingers to remove the smaller adjacent ZIF cable from the motherboard.

Use the flat end of the spudger to pry the battery up from all edges, and remove it from the back panel.
  • Use the flat end of the spudger to pry the battery up from all edges, and remove it from the back panel.

  • There is adhesive behind the battery that holds it in place. Be sure to pry slowly and carefully when removing the battery.

Conclusion

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

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It looks like not too hard to fix it

Guerry's Som - Reply

Hello, what are white and yellow cables, could I somehow replace original battery with generic (2 wire lipo - cheaper one) . can those 2 wires be cut and could tablet work? thanks

Milan Lazić - Reply

Hello , can I replace this 4 wire battery with 2 wire generic one ? What are white and yellow cables , could they be removed or somehow reconnected for use of 2 wire (red and black) generic tablet battery. Thanks

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