Introduction

Skills you will need to be familiar with are soldering. Besides a new battery, you will also need access to a soldering kit.

The rear panel is secured to the front case and can simply be pried apart without damage.
  • The rear panel is secured to the front case and can simply be pried apart without damage.

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Carefully, wedge the plastic opening tool in-between the seam that separates both halves of the tablet.
  • Carefully, wedge the plastic opening tool in-between the seam that separates both halves of the tablet.

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Run the plastic opening tool along the seam looking for the clips and lift up on the rear panel.
  • Run the plastic opening tool along the seam looking for the clips and lift up on the rear panel.

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The rear panel should come completely off.
  • The rear panel should come completely off.

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Cut only the red and black wires attaching the battery to the motherboard.
  • Cut only the red and black wires attaching the battery to the motherboard.

    • Be sure to remove any remaining wire attached to the motherboard.

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Using a metal spudger, carefully pry the battery away from the digitizer.
  • Using a metal spudger, carefully pry the battery away from the digitizer.

  • Be careful to not damage the battery. This could result in injury.

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Using wire strippers, strip the ends of the red and black wires connected to the the new battery back about a 1/8".
  • Using wire strippers, strip the ends of the red and black wires connected to the the new battery back about a 1/8".

  • Twist the strands of the spliced wire together.

  • Using a soldering iron, apply heat to one bare wire connections you have just made.

    • When the connection is hot enough melt solder on the opposite side of the wire to the iron as shown in the image. Do not melt to much solder.

  • Once connection is made wait for it to cool off and gently pull each side of the wire to test durability.

  • Repeat this process with the other wire.

  • If you do not have access to a soldering iron, leave the old battery wires attached to the motherboard and simply splice the new battery's wires to them.

    • This video provides basic instructions for splicing wires using crimping and heat shrink technique.

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Conclusion

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

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