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. 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.
  • 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. Use the Phillips screwdriver size PH000 to remove the two 1.59 mm #000 screws. Use the Phillips screwdriver size PH000 to remove the two 1.59 mm #000 screws.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Remove the yellow tape covering the end of the cables. Remove the yellow tape covering the end of the cables.
  • 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.
  • 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. With all three white levers pushed in, gently pull on each display cable until the cable disconnects. With all three white levers pushed in, gently pull on each display cable until the cable disconnects.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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. Use the nylon or metal spudger to pry the battery from the back panel. Use the nylon or metal spudger to pry the battery from the back panel.
  • 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.
  • 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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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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