1. Insert the plastic opening tool between the digitizer and the case.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool between the digitizer and the case.

    • Place the spudger in the gap created by the plastic opening tool to assist in separation.

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  2. Slide the spudger along the perimeter of the device to fully separate the two pieces.
    • Slide the spudger along the perimeter of the device to fully separate the two pieces.

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    • Use your fingers to pop the screen out from the digitizer.

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    • With the plastic opening tool, lift the black latch up.

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    • Pull the optical cord out from the motherboard.

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    • Use your fingers to pop the screen out from the digitizer.

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    • Use the tip of the spudger to release the latches on the motherboard.

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    • Remove the cable from the motherboard.

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    • Use the tip of the spudger to release the latches on the motherboard.

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    • Remove the camera from the device.

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    • Peel off the tape that is attaching the wifi antenna to the case.

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    • Using the soldering iron, heat up the solder that is attaching the antenna to the motheboard.

    • The heat from the soldering iron may cause personal injury or damage the internal components of the tablet.

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    • Suck up the leftover solder using the desoldering pump.

    • Remove the wifi antenna from the motherboard.

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    • Insert the plastic opening tool between the battery and case.

    • Apply leverage to break the glue that is attaching the battery to the case.

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    • Continue breaking the glue along the perimeter of the battery until the battery can be removed.

    • Breaking all the glue between the battery and case may take a long time.

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    • Using the soldering iron, heat up the solder that is attaching the battery to the motheboard.

    • The heat from the soldering iron may cause personal injury or damage the internal components of the tablet.

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    • Suck up the leftover solder using the desoldering pump.

    • Remove the battery from the motherboard.

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    • Using the screwdriver, remove the four 4mm by 1.5mm screws that are attaching the motherboard to the case.

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    • Remove the black material that is covering the speaker.

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    • Insert the spudger into the speaker slot on the back of the case.

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    • Push the speaker out of the case with the spudger.

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    • Remove the motherboard from the case.

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Conclusion

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

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