Introduction

Changing the battery may be necessary if the device wont power up, or doesn't seem to hold a charge anymore. The most challenging step to changing the battery is removing the back cover. Acquiring the tools listed (or similar) are absolutely necessary for a complication free battery replacement.

Using the T5 Torx Screwdriver, remove the T5x3mm screws located in all 4 corners.
  • Using the T5 Torx Screwdriver, remove the T5x3mm screws located in all 4 corners.

  • Device should be turned off and unplugged before starting the replacements.

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Use the plastic opening tool to push in between the front and the back of the tablet. Slide the plastic opening tool around all 4 sides of the tablet to separate the back cover.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to push in between the front and the back of the tablet.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool around all 4 sides of the tablet to separate the back cover.

  • Be careful when you are trying to remove the back as it can damage the screen if you force it too much.

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Continue sliding the plastic opening tool around the tablet until all 4 sides are separated from each other. Remove the back cover.
  • Continue sliding the plastic opening tool around the tablet until all 4 sides are separated from each other.

  • Remove the back cover.

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Push out the battery connector using the spudger. Swing the battery connector clear of the connector socket.
  • Push out the battery connector using the spudger.

  • Swing the battery connector clear of the connector socket.

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Lift the battery from the device.
  • Lift the battery from the device.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Use new double sided tape to secure the new battery.

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