Tools

No tools required.

Parts

  1. Start on the side with the camera
    • Start on the side with the camera

    • Insert a plastic opening tool into the space between the screen and the back side.

    • The screen side is black, the back side is colored

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  2. Press the plastic opening tool in until you hear a “click” and that part of the tablet opens.
    • Press the plastic opening tool in until you hear a “click” and that part of the tablet opens.

    • Press and slide the plastic opening tool around all sides of the tablet until all sides pop off.

    • The corners can be tricky. Also, You need to pry out all sides to access the inside.

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    • Lift the detached screen from the camera side until you can see the inside of the tablet.

    • Don't open too fast, or you might damage the ribbon cables.

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    • Be careful not to damage any wires or ribbon cables during this step.

    • There are two ribbon cables to remove during this step. Each is connected to a base on the motherboard.

    • There is a black tab behind the long ribbon cable. Lift up the black tab.

    • For the ribbon cable in the back, pull the black tabs on the side out.

    • Detach the ribbon cables connecting the screen to the motherboard.

      • Remove any tape that is holding down the ribbon cables. Set it aside.

    • Once the ribbon cables are freed, separate the top and bottom sides.

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    • Remove the yellow tape on the right side. Easiest side to get.

    • Remove the black and yellow tape stuck together on the left and bottom sides of the screen.

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    • Make sure the screen is facedown and level to prevent or reduce damage to the display.

    • There is an adhesive on the top edge of the display’s face. Be careful not to damage the display.

    • Flex the sides of the tablet until the clips holding the display to the screen case pop loose.

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    • Be careful not to damage the display or screen case.

    • Pull the display from the top side to detach it from the screen case.

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Conclusion

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

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