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Introduction

Use this guide to replace a faulty battery in you ASUS MeMO Pad 8.

Parts

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  1. Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement, Rear Case: step 1, image 1 of 2 Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement, Rear Case: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Insert a plastic opening tool into the seam between the rear case and the screen.

    • Work the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the device to completely remove the rear case.

  2. Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement, Battery: step 2, image 1 of 3 Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement, Battery: step 2, image 2 of 3 Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement, Battery: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Use the flat end of the nylon spudger to flip up the retaining flap of the Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) connector holding the orange motherboard ribbon cable in place.

  3. Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use the flat end of the nylon spudger to flip up the retaining flap of the ZIF connector holding the black motherboard ribbon cable in place.

  4. Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of the nylon spudger to pop up the battery connector.

    • When reconnecting the battery cable after replacing the battery, press the battery connector with your finger until it clicks into place.

  5. Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Asus MeMO Pad 8 ME181C Battery Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use the flat end of the nylon spudger to pry up the battery.

    • The battery is secured with adhesive. Some force is required to detach battery from the device.

    • If removing motherboard is necessary, it may be easier complete this step with the motherboard simultaneously later.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Great instructions and easy disassembly/reassembly. Photos really helped!

Joe Martin - Reply

The time and difficulty for doing this and the me176cx should be the same.

P Schmied - Reply

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