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  • Lay the tablet down on a flat surface with the screen facing up, and the external camera facing upwards and closest to you.

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Image 1/3: Slide the plastic opening tool gently along the sides. Image 2/3: If a small gap is not created between the screen and the back cover, pry gently upward at each of these latching points. Image 3/3: If a small gap is not created between the screen and the back cover, pry gently upward at each of these latching points.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool in the space between the screen and the back cover above the volume buttons.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool gently along the sides.

  • If a small gap is not created between the screen and the back cover, pry gently upward at each of these latching points.

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  • Place the Spudger in an open space to keep the back case from shutting while you continue to slide the opening tool.

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  • Remove the back cover with your hands once all points have been unlatched. It should separate completely from the screen that contains the battery and chip components.

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  • Shove the Spudger below the battery pack to remove any tape or adhesive residue.

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  • Lift the battery up with your hands to ensure complete detachment from the screen.

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  • Identify the red wire attached to the node labeled "B+" and the black wire attached to the node labeled "B-"

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  • Press the heated soldering iron down on the "B+" node while simultaneously tugging on the red wire.

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  • Remove the red wire from the node labeled "B+"

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  • Using the same process as the red wire, detach the black wire from the node labeled "B-".

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  • The battery should now be separated from both the screen and circuit board

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Conclusion

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

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