Introduction

We will be removing the outer cover of the Dell Venue 8, which will expose the plastic back cover which we will also be taking off. These two pieces are necessary to remove to make any major repairs to the Dell Venue 8.

  1. Hold the device with the screen facing up. Gently wedge your plastic opening tool into the crease, and run it along the perimeter of the case
    • Hold the device with the screen facing up. Gently wedge your plastic opening tool into the crease, and run it along the perimeter of the case

    • You will hear click sounds as the clips unhinge

    • Remove the back panel of the device.

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  3. Remove the 14 screws with the T-5 Torx screwdriver. (11 black 3.6mm screws, and three 4.45mm screws) The silver screws are marked with an "S" or a sticker [S1.6(Silver)] See the corrected image 4.45mm Silver screws
    • Remove the 14 screws with the T-5 Torx screwdriver. (11 black 3.6mm screws, and three 4.45mm screws)

    • The silver screws are marked with an "S" or a sticker [S1.6(Silver)] See the corrected image

    • 4.45mm Silver screws

    • 3.6mm Black screws

    • Gently snap the perimeter clips open, and remove the internal plastic case.

Conclusion

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

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