Introduction

If the battery in your device won't hold a charge or is no longer working at all, this guide will help you to remove the old battery and replace it with a new one.

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  • Pry open the tablet by having the tablet face upward. To pry open, start over in the left corner (by the buttons) working clockwise until the tablet is open.

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Image 1/2: Remove the black tape that is holding the end of the black cable to the white tab. Image 2/2: Gently pull the cable away from the tab with tweezers disconnecting the plug from the outlet.
  • Once the screen is separated from the back panel, you will see two cables connecting the screen to the interior of the tablet (one silver, one black)

  • Remove the black tape that is holding the end of the black cable to the white tab.

  • Gently pull the cable away from the tab with tweezers disconnecting the plug from the outlet.

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  • Remove the silver cable by removing the tape that connects the cable and screen. Gently detach the gold cable from the outlet.

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Image 1/2: Heat the soldering gun until it is fully heated. Place the tip of the soldering gun over the solder that seals the red and black battery cables to the motherboard. Once the solder is heated the cables can be removed. Image 2/2: Heat the soldering gun until it is fully heated. Place the tip of the soldering gun over the solder that seals the red and black battery cables to the motherboard. Once the solder is heated the cables can be removed.
  • Now the interior of the tablet is fully accessible.

  • Heat the soldering gun until it is fully heated. Place the tip of the soldering gun over the solder that seals the red and black battery cables to the motherboard. Once the solder is heated the cables can be removed.

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  • This is what the battery looks like when separated from the tablet.

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Conclusion

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

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