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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.

  1. Place the plastic opening tool into the SD card slot or charge port. Try 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.

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

  2. Work around the entire device by sliding the plastic opening tool around the rim.
    • 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.

  3. Remove the back cover once all links have been separated.
    • Remove the back cover once all links have been separated.

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

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  5. 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. 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.

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

  7. 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. 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.

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

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?

brianference - Reply

Artículo muy positivo: pasos muy bien detallados. Me ha resultado fácil la el cambio de batería. Gracias por tu colaboración.

Miguel Ángel - Reply

Bought mine off of ebay

Jerry Belschner - Reply

Great guide! Thanks a lot!

Markus - Reply

I bought a battery but am afraid to do the replacement myself. Where can I take the tablet to have it done?

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