Introduction

Welcome to the Insignia Flex 8 repair guide. If your battery is not holding a charge, use this guide to fix it. This replacement is simple and only requires a prying tool and soldering gun.

  1. Make sure the power is off to avoid injury in the following steps.
    • Make sure the power is off to avoid injury in the following steps.

    • Position the tablet so that the screen is face down.

    • The power button is located in the upper left hand corner.

    • Hold the power button for three seconds until the tablet powers down.

  2. Remove the back casing by sliding a credit card or a similarly thin but firm object in between the casing and the screen.
    • Remove the back casing by sliding a credit card or a similarly thin but firm object in between the casing and the screen.

    • Run this object around the perimeter of the tablet until there is separation between the casing and the screen.

    • Remove the back casing and set aside.

    • Peel back the tape from battery and case.

    • Slide the spudger beneath battery to pry away it away from the case. Work around the battery, prying up all edges to remove from glue.

    • Do not puncture or bend battery. This could cause battery to leak acid.

    • Desolder the black, yellow and red connections from circuit board. Desoldering Help

    • Keep the soldering tool away from other components on the circuit board.

Conclusion

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

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