Introduction

If your Asus VivoTab webcam has stopped working and you need to replace it, this guide will help you in doing so. Our step by step replacement guide will have your computer up and running with a new webcam in no time.

  1. 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.

  2. Rotate the device 180°, and remove the two 1.59 mm screws at the bottom of the device. Use the Phillips screwdriver size #000 to remove the two 1.59 mm screws. Use the Phillips screwdriver size #000 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 #000 to remove the two 1.59 mm screws.

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  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Before disconnecting the display cables, refer to the image to 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, refer to the image to 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.

  7. Rotate the Tablet clockwise, so that the webcam is facing away from you. Gently lift the webcam out of its socket with the precision tweezers. Gently lift the webcam out of its socket with the precision tweezers.
    • Rotate the Tablet clockwise, so that the webcam is facing away from you.

    • Gently lift the webcam out of its socket with the precision tweezers.

Conclusion

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

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