Introduction

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.

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. 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.
  • 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
  • Lay the tablet screen-side down

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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. 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.
  • Take the cover off your tablet.

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Locate the batteries' connection points.
  • Locate the batteries' connection points.

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

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

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