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  1. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement, Back Case: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • To start, gently separate one corner of the case using the black spudger.

  2. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Once you have successfully pried the spudger in between the front case and back case, continue do so around the entire tablet until the back case is completely disconnected.

  3. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the 5mm screws that are securing the battery to the rest of the tablet.

    • Use the Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the 5mm screws.

  4. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use the sharper end of the spudger to disconnect the battery from the mother board.

    • The battery connector will slide off.

  5. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement, USB Port: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • After setting aside the battery, remove the two 5mm screws holding the metal plate over the USB port.

  6. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Find and remove the silver 5mm screw holding down the metal cover opposite the USB port.

  7. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the blue cable by gently lifting the flap.

    • Remove the indicated 2mm screw holding the speaker in place.

  8. Acer Iconia Tab A500 USB Port Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Pull up the metal panel just enough to allow access, then remove the USB port.

Conclusion

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

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Awesome I love the visual of the steps. Thank you!

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