Introduction

The touchscreen is embedded in the outer front casing of your Azpen A720 tablet. If the front touch screen is cracked or is not responding properly to touch, you should replace it. This replacement is moderately difficult, and it may take some time and patience, but this guide will help you through the process of replacing the tablet's front casing and touch screen.

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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Use the plastic opening tool to gently lift the release lever for the orange data strip kiddy corner from the speaker. Use the plastic opening tool to gently lift the release lever for the orange data strip kiddy corner from the speaker.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently lift the release lever for the orange data strip kiddy corner from the speaker.

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Gently pull the orange data strip out of the port. Gently pull the orange data strip out of the port.
  • Gently pull the orange data strip out of the port.

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Repeat steps 5 and 6 to detach the second orange data strip.
  • Repeat steps 5 and 6 to detach the second orange data strip.

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Locate the microphone. Using the tweezers, gently take the microphone out of it's socket in the casing. Remember to put the microphone back in the socket when reassembling your tablet.
  • Locate the microphone.

  • Using the tweezers, gently take the microphone out of it's socket in the casing.

  • Remember to put the microphone back in the socket when reassembling your tablet.

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Locate the 3 screws holding the motherboard in place Use the Phillips#00 screwdriver to remove the three 4mm screws holding the motherboard in place. Use the Phillips#00 screwdriver to remove the three 4mm screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • Locate the 3 screws holding the motherboard in place

  • Use the Phillips#00 screwdriver to remove the three 4mm screws holding the motherboard in place.

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Pick up the motherboard to take the ports out of the holes in the casing. Be careful not to break wiring and soldered connections. The power button and back button will fall out of their sockets. Make sure you don’t lose these pieces so you can reassemble your tablet.
  • Pick up the motherboard to take the ports out of the holes in the casing.

  • Be careful not to break wiring and soldered connections.

  • The power button and back button will fall out of their sockets. Make sure you don’t lose these pieces so you can reassemble your tablet.

  • Flip the motherboard over so it rests upside down and out of the way of the metal backing.

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Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the front casing off of the metal backing. Start at the edge with the ports. Leave the plastic opening tool underneath the metal backing to prop it up.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the front casing off of the metal backing. Start at the edge with the ports.

  • Leave the plastic opening tool underneath the metal backing to prop it up.

  • Keep adjusting the motherboard carefully to keep it out of the way of the plastic opening tools for easy access to the metal backing.

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Use a second plastic opening tool to pry the next side of the metal backing from the front casing/touch screen. Pry close to the plastic tabs so you do not break them.
  • Use a second plastic opening tool to pry the next side of the metal backing from the front casing/touch screen.

  • Pry close to the plastic tabs so you do not break them.

  • Leave the plastic opening tool in place to prop the metal backing.

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Remove the first plastic opening tool and use it to pry along the second edge. Slide the tool along the edge until it is a snug fit close to the next tab.
  • Remove the first plastic opening tool and use it to pry along the second edge. Slide the tool along the edge until it is a snug fit close to the next tab.

  • Gently pry and prop up the metal piece.

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Use a third plastic opening tool to pry at the corner of the tablet and pop off the metal backing. Use a third plastic opening tool to pry at the corner of the tablet and pop off the metal backing. Use a third plastic opening tool to pry at the corner of the tablet and pop off the metal backing.
  • Use a third plastic opening tool to pry at the corner of the tablet and pop off the metal backing.

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Lift the metal backing from the propped edge to remove it from the front casing. Replace the broken front touch screen and casing with a new one. Replace the broken front touch screen and casing with a new one.
  • Lift the metal backing from the propped edge to remove it from the front casing.

  • Replace the broken front touch screen and casing with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

Anna

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Wow, you are so stupid. Saying follow these steps in reverse order doesnt help anybody. How are you suppost to put the data strip back in. Just because you said to pull it out doesnt help anybody. Thanks alot you crummy bastard.

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