Introduction

The Acer Iconia Tab uses a Li-Po 3260 mAh battery that is screwed into the device.

With the plastic opening tool pry open the grey plastic siding on both sides of the tablet. With the plastic opening tool pry open the grey plastic siding on both sides of the tablet.
  • With the plastic opening tool pry open the grey plastic siding on both sides of the tablet.

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Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the 4.0 mm screws on the sides of the tablet. There are two screws on each side of the tablet that need to be removed before the back casing can be removed.
  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the 4.0 mm screws on the sides of the tablet.

  • There are two screws on each side of the tablet that need to be removed before the back casing can be removed.

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Once the 4 screws have been removed use the plastic opening tool to pry open the device on the side of the device. Be careful prying on the sides where you removed the screw as the plastic casing is not very strong and may break.
  • Once the 4 screws have been removed use the plastic opening tool to pry open the device on the side of the device.

    • Be careful prying on the sides where you removed the screw as the plastic casing is not very strong and may break.

  • After prying open the case with the plastic opening tool carefully remove the case from the device and place the device face down on its screen.

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Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the 4.0 mm screws holding the battery in place. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the 4.0 mm screws holding the battery in place.
  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the 4.0 mm screws holding the battery in place.

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Lift the battery out of the device, and disconnect the cable attached to the motherboard by pulling it out to the side not lifting it up. Lift the battery out of the device, and disconnect the cable attached to the motherboard by pulling it out to the side not lifting it up.
  • Lift the battery out of the device, and disconnect the cable attached to the motherboard by pulling it out to the side not lifting it up.

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Conclusion

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

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Instructions should point out that when removing the device from the case that prying tool must got between the gasket and plastic case, NOT between the screen and the gasket. I hope my cracked screen will still work!

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