Introduction

This guide will give step by step instructions on how to remove and replace an existing battery in the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5.

Image 1/2: Pry in an upward motion until you see a separation between the tablet and back cover. Image 2/2: Pry in an upward motion until you see a separation between the tablet and back cover.
  • Place the plastic opening tool into the SD card slot or charge port.

  • Pry in an upward motion until you see a separation between the tablet and back cover.

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Image 1/1: If this is the first time, it will be hard to separate the back cover from the tablet.
  • Work around the entire device by sliding the plastic opening tool around the rim.

  • If this is the first time, it will be hard to separate the back cover from the tablet.

  • The clips are approximately 5 cm apart. While working around the device, the clips will make a dislocating sound when disconnected.

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Image 1/1: Be careful when touching any of the internal components of the tablet.
  • Remove the back cover once all links have been separated.

  • Be careful when touching any of the internal components of the tablet.

This is the wrong method to open it! You have to open it beetween the front-Display and the golden rim.

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Image 1/3: Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the plastic clips on the ZIF connectors. Image 2/3: Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the plastic clips on the ZIF connectors. Image 3/3: Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the plastic clips on the ZIF connectors.
  • Using tweezers, peel back the green tape from the ZIF connectors on the two black ribbon cables.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the plastic clips on the ZIF connectors.

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  • Remove the six 2mm screws Phillips #000 screws surrounding the battery.

6 screws or 4? I only see 4 screws on my tablet, the same ones visible in the photo.

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Image 1/3: Move the plastic opening tool in a downward motion, away from the battery to bring the battery out of the device. Image 2/3: Move the plastic opening tool in a downward motion, away from the battery to bring the battery out of the device. Image 3/3: Move the plastic opening tool in a downward motion, away from the battery to bring the battery out of the device.
  • Place the plastic opening tool between the frame and battery.

  • Move the plastic opening tool in a downward motion, away from the battery to bring the battery out of the device.

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  • Hold the battery and disconnect the plug to remove the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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where is a good place to buy a replacement battery?

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