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.

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

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

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

Suck up the leftover solder using the desoldering pump.
  • Suck up the leftover solder using the desoldering pump.

  • Remove the wifi antenna from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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