Introduction

This guide will help in safely accessing and replacing the battery in the Ematic Genesis tablet.

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  • Unscrew the two (2) 1.3mm Phillips #00 screws found on the bottom edge of the tablet, where the power and volume buttons are located.

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Image 1/3: Insert the flat end of the spudger next to the plastic opening tool and carefully pry the edges apart. Continue this all around the edges until the casings separate. Image 2/3: There may be cracking sounds when prying them apart. If carefully done, this is only the locks coming apart and is not harmful. Image 3/3: Be careful when separating the two plates as they are connected by the speaker wires and could be disconnected during this process.
  • Insert plastic opening tool into the edge between the screen plate and the back plate to create a separation between the casings.

  • Insert the flat end of the spudger next to the plastic opening tool and carefully pry the edges apart. Continue this all around the edges until the casings separate.

  • There may be cracking sounds when prying them apart. If carefully done, this is only the locks coming apart and is not harmful.

  • Be careful when separating the two plates as they are connected by the speaker wires and could be disconnected during this process.

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Image 1/1: Be careful when separating the two plates as they are connected by the speaker wires and could be disconnected during this process.
  • Remove back plate from screen plate and lay both down flat next to each other.

  • Be careful when separating the two plates as they are connected by the speaker wires and could be disconnected during this process.

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  • Lift up the two pieces of tape holding the copper plate and the connector ribbon to the battery. Gently hold or place away from the battery.

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Image 1/3: The battery is very bendable. Although it may not be working, there are still dangerous contents inside batteries. Image 2/3: The battery is very bendable. Although it may not be working, there are still dangerous contents inside batteries. Image 3/3: The battery is very bendable. Although it may not be working, there are still dangerous contents inside batteries.
  • Using a plastic card, gently break the adhesive that holds the battery to the metal screen plate.

  • The battery is very bendable. Although it may not be working, there are still dangerous contents inside batteries.

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Image 1/1: If not replacing the battery, do NOT disconnect the wires.
  • If replacing the battery, disconnect the wires that connect the battery to the motherboard.

  • If not replacing the battery, do NOT disconnect the wires.

  • To reconnect the new battery, a soldering kit will be necessary. Use the iFixit soldering guide to gain further information on how to complete this step.

  • How To Solder and Desolder Connections

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Conclusion

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

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tienen el firmware disponible?

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