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The battery is important for all tablet functions. If the battery is malfunctioning you will want to replace it. Replacing your battery is a relatively simple task and following this guide will help you fix your battery related problems.

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  • Use the Phillips # 00 screwdriver to remove the two 4mm screws found on the top edge of the tablet near the power button and HDMI mini port.

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  • Lay the tablet screen-side down

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Image 1/3: Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the casing until the back is disconnected. Image 2/3: Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the casing until the back is disconnected. Image 3/3: Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the casing until the back is disconnected.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the white back from the silver frame. Start near the micro SD slot.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the casing until the back is disconnected.

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  • Take the cover off your tablet.

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  • Locate the batteries' connection points.

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Image 1/1: Use a soldering iron to melt the connections which attach the battery to the motherboard.
  • A soldering iron can reach 600˚ F, which will cause serious burns. Learn how to solder properly here. Using tweezers to hold the wires will reduce the risk of burns.

  • Use a soldering iron to melt the connections which attach the battery to the motherboard.

  • Disconnect the red and black wires from the motherboard.

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  • Peel the black sticker off the battery to disconnect the wifi antennae.

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Image 1/3: When the spudger is underneath the battery avoid prying. A prying motion could damage the battery. Image 2/3: When the spudger is underneath the battery avoid prying. A prying motion could damage the battery. Image 3/3: When the spudger is underneath the battery avoid prying. A prying motion could damage the battery.
  • Slide the spudger between the battery and the metal backing. Move the spudger back and forth in a sawing motion to break the adhesive seal between the battery and the backing.

  • When the spudger is underneath the battery avoid prying. A prying motion could damage the battery.

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  • Remove the old battery and replace it with the new battery.

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