Introduction

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

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

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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Detach audio jack from device. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/2: Carefully disconnect the circuit board from the device by detaching the copper flexible PCB ribbon cable. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/2: Remove the charging port from board using tweezers. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/1: Make sure all connections match original.
  • Solder replacement port into place.

  • Make sure all connections match original.

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Conclusion

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

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