Introduction

This repair guide will teach you how to replace the charging port in the Ematic Genesis 2 tablet.

With your fingers, carefully pry off the back plastic casing. Starting at the corners is usually the easiest. With your fingers, carefully pry off the back plastic casing. Starting at the corners is usually the easiest.
  • With your fingers, carefully pry off the back plastic casing. Starting at the corners is usually the easiest.

Remove all four screws surrounding the battery with the Phillips head screwdriver. Carefully remove the battery from the device using the Metal Spudger tool to gently separate the battery by wedging it between the device and the battery. Carefully remove the battery from the device using the Metal Spudger tool to gently separate the battery by wedging it between the device and the battery.
  • Remove all four screws surrounding the battery with the Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Carefully remove the battery from the device using the Metal Spudger tool to gently separate the battery by wedging it between the device and the battery.

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Remove both screws on either side of the audio jack using the Philips head screwdriver. Detach audio jack from device.
  • Remove both screws on either side of the audio jack using the Philips head screwdriver.

  • Detach audio jack from device.

Remove the 3 screws surrounding the circuit board using the Philips head screwdriver. Carefully disconnect the circuit board from the device by detaching the copper flexible PCB ribbon cable.
  • Remove the 3 screws surrounding the circuit board using the Philips head screwdriver.

  • Carefully disconnect the circuit board from the device by detaching the copper flexible PCB ribbon cable.

Use a soldering iron to heat the solder holding the charging port to the circuit board. Remove the charging port from board using tweezers.
  • Use a soldering iron to heat the solder holding the charging port to the circuit board.

  • Remove the charging port from board using tweezers.

Solder replacement port into place.
  • Solder replacement port into place.

  • Make sure all connections match original.

Conclusion

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

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