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.

Image 1/1: Position the tablet so that the screen is face down.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Run this object around the perimeter of the tablet until there is separation between the casing and the screen. Image 2/2: Remove the back casing and set aside.
  • 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.

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  • Peel back the tape from battery and case.

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Image 1/1: Do not puncture or bend battery. This could cause battery to leak acid.
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Keep the soldering tool away from other components on the circuit board.
  • Desolder the black, yellow and red connections from circuit board. Desoldering Help

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

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Conclusion

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

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