Introduction

The power button is known to occasionally get stuck behind the plastic backing of the T100. This guide will show how to replace this step by step.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Separate the tablet from the base by pressing the large silver button below the tablet. The silver button is located at the base of the tablet. Remove the tablet by lifting up.
    • Separate the tablet from the base by pressing the large silver button below the tablet. The silver button is located at the base of the tablet.

    • Remove the tablet by lifting up.

  2. Insert the opening tool into the seam of the tablet casing and gently pry upwards. With a little force, you will feel the clips release.
    • Insert the opening tool into the seam of the tablet casing and gently pry upwards.

    • With a little force, you will feel the clips release.

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  4. Slide the tool along all four edges of the tablet, making sure that all the clips are released.
    • Slide the tool along all four edges of the tablet, making sure that all the clips are released.

    • Do not break these clips; otherwise, the screen will become less secure.

  5. Remove the rear casing. Remove the rear casing.
    • Remove the rear casing.

  6. Using a flathead screwdriver, pry the button connection up. There will be some resistance. Slowly increase the pressure until the button pops off.
    • Using a flathead screwdriver, pry the button connection up.

    • There will be some resistance. Slowly increase the pressure until the button pops off.

Conclusion

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

Use a small amount of epoxy or other adhesive to attach the new button.

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3 Comments

Where can you get a button?

dsmit26 - Reply

Anyone have a link to get the button?

Seb bar -

hi

i got a major problem ....mine is tf300t and when i got the cover out the power button came out with it what should i do i can't reattach it with my bare hands plsss help me !!!!

kiko - Reply

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