Introduction

Use this guide to replace the GSM module on your Dell Streak 7. This guide will show you how to remove the old GSM module.

Image 1/1: You will want to heat up the screen edges with the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iOpener+Instructions/11677/1| iOpener] to help facilitate removal.
  • Insert the spudger under the capacitive button panel, and slide the spudger all the way around.

  • You will want to heat up the screen edges with the iOpener to help facilitate removal.

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  • Remove the button cover by lifting the cover away from the tablet.

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  • Using the Torx screwdriver, remove the 4mm screws.

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  • With the Torx screwdriver, remove the two 5mm screws.

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Image 1/2: With the Torx screwdriver, remove the two 4mm screws. Image 2/2: With the Torx screwdriver, remove the two 4mm screws.
  • Using the spudger, insert it under the black side panel. Slide the spudger all the way around until the cover piece comes off.

  • With the Torx screwdriver, remove the two 4mm screws.

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  • Use the spudger to go along the edges of the device and pop out the latches securing the display to the case.

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Image 1/2: Disconnect the ribbon cables by unlocking the connector and pulling the cable out slowly. Image 2/2: Make sure all the cables are unplugged before opening the device completely. Failure to do so might lead to broken or torn cables.
  • Ribbon cables are very sensitive and prone to breaking

  • Disconnect the ribbon cables by unlocking the connector and pulling the cable out slowly.

  • Make sure all the cables are unplugged before opening the device completely. Failure to do so might lead to broken or torn cables.

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  • With the spudger, disconnect the antenna cable located on the module.

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  • Using tweezers, remove the tape connected to the GSM module.

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  • Remove the two 3mm screws securing the GSM module. Use the Torx screwdriver.

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  • Disconnect the GSM module by lifting the module up, out of the case.

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Conclusion

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

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