Introduction

If your Asus Vivo Tab is not charging and you have ruled out the charger then this guide is for you. This guide will instruct you on how to remove and replace the charging port inside the tablet portion of your Asus Vivo tab.

Image 1/3: Remove the tablet from the attached keyboard. Image 2/3: To remove the keyboard, simply depress the switch on the left side of the screen and pull the tablet portion off. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Use the Phillips screwdriver size PH000 to remove the two 1.59 mm screws. Image 2/3: Use the Phillips screwdriver size PH000 to remove the two 1.59 mm screws. Image 3/3: Use the Phillips screwdriver size PH000 to remove the two 1.59 mm 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 screws.

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Image 1/2: Insert the plastic opening tool into the bottom right corner and gently start to pry off the screen. Image 2/2: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Lift the screen to view the inside of the tablet. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: The battery is connected to the motherboard. To avoid any short circuiting of the device, you must place the switch labeled DIP to OFF. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/2: Use the plastic opening tool to push in the levers. Image 2/2: 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.

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  • Lift the screen upwards to remove.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 0.79 mm #00 screws from the charging port with the Philips #00 Screwdriver.
  • Rotate the tablet clockwise, so the charging port is turned towards you.

  • Remove the two 0.79 mm #00 screws from the charging port with the Philips #00 Screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Gently pry the charging port away from the frame. Image 2/2: Gently pry the charging port away from the frame.
  • Place the plastic opening tool behind the charging port, closest to the outer edge of the device.

  • Gently pry the charging port away from the frame.

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

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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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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  • Flip up the white lever with the plastic opening tool to release the connection.

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  • Gently remove the charging port ribbon piece from the motherboard. It should come out easily using your fingers.

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Image 1/3: Flip the right side of the battery up to expose the charging port cable. Image 2/3: Flip the right side of the battery up to expose the charging port cable. Image 3/3: Flip the right side of the battery up to expose the charging port cable.
  • Use the nylon or metal spudger to pry the battery from the back panel.

  • Flip the right side of the battery up to expose the charging port cable.

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  • Remove the charging port and replace it.

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Conclusion

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

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