Introduction

If your tablet's battery will not hold a charge, this guide will show you how to replace the battery in 13 quick and easy steps.

Make sure the tablet is turned off.
  • Make sure the tablet is turned off.

  • Remove the tablet from the attached keyboard.

  • To remove the keyboard, simply depress the switch on the left side of the screen and pull the tablet portion off.

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Rotate the device 180°, and remove the two 1.59 mm screws at the bottom of the device.
  • Rotate the device 180°, and remove the two 1.59 mm screws at the bottom of the device.

  • Use the Phillips screwdriver size PH000 to remove the two 1.59 mm #000 screws.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to help detach the screen from the back panel.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the bottom right corner and gently start to pry off the screen.

  • Once the screen begins to separate from the body of the device, start working the tool around the outer edges until the entire screen becomes detached.

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  • Now that the screen is completely detached, lay the back panel flat on a smooth surface.

  • Lift the screen to view the inside of the tablet.

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  • Before disconnecting the display cables, turn off the switch labeled DIP; this switch is used to de-energize the system.

  • The battery is connected to the motherboard. To avoid any short circuiting of the device, you must place the switch labeled DIP to OFF.

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  • Remove the yellow tape covering the end of the cables.

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  • After lifting the yellow tape, you should be able to see a white strip. The white strip is actually a lever.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to push in the levers.

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  • With all three white levers pushed in, gently pull on each display cable until the cable disconnects.

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  • Lift the screen upwards to remove.

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  • Rotate the Tablet clockwise, so that the motherboard is facing away from you.

  • Remove the eleven 0.79 mm #000 screws around the motherboard with the Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  • Remove the two wire connection on the right side of the tablet with the pointed precision tweezers.

  • Be careful the pointed precision tweezers are very sharp.

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  • Use the nylon or metal spudger to help pry the motherboard from the back panel.

  • Once the mother board is relieved from the glue, use your hand to lift the motherboard up and to the opposite end of the back panel.

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  • Use the nylon or metal spudger to pry the battery from the back panel.

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  • Gently lift the battery over its connection prongs with both hands.

  • Remove the battery and replace it.

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Conclusion

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

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Brittany

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Hi...Im trying to disconnect battery and reconnect like pics above to try a reset from black screen of death after updates...I have black screen..it was working fine until then..now I dont even get a power light to show its charging????

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