Open up the device by using a plastic opening tool in order to avoid damaging the device. To do so, find the seam along the outer edge of the device and use the plastic tool to pry the back panel up. Doing so may take some force and patience. To do so, find the seam along the outer edge of the device and use the plastic tool to pry the back panel up. Doing so may take some force and patience.
  • Open up the device by using a plastic opening tool in order to avoid damaging the device.

  • To do so, find the seam along the outer edge of the device and use the plastic tool to pry the back panel up. Doing so may take some force and patience.

Locate the battery's power ribbon. Use the nylon spudger to disconnect the ribbon from the mother board.
  • Locate the battery's power ribbon.

  • Use the nylon spudger to disconnect the ribbon from the mother board.

Identify the ribbon at the top left of the tablet. Use a nylon spudger to lift the black tab holding the ribbon. Use a nylon spudger to lift the black tab holding the ribbon.
  • Identify the ribbon at the top left of the tablet.

  • Use a nylon spudger to lift the black tab holding the ribbon.

Pull the ribbon out of the motherboard.
  • Pull the ribbon out of the motherboard.

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Identify the ribbon located at the center left of the motherboard. Using the black spudger, lift up the black tab holding it in place. Using the black spudger, lift up the black tab holding it in place.
  • Identify the ribbon located at the center left of the motherboard.

  • Using the black spudger, lift up the black tab holding it in place.

Pull the ribbon out of the motherboard.
  • Pull the ribbon out of the motherboard.

Identify the 2 black contacts for the speakers. Pull straight up near the connection point and the wire will come disconnect easily. Pull straight up near the connection point and the wire will come disconnect easily.
  • Identify the 2 black contacts for the speakers.

  • Pull straight up near the connection point and the wire will come disconnect easily.

Identify the ribbon for the USB port at the top of the motherboard. Pull up the gold tab holding it in place with the nylon spudger. Pull out the ribbon from the motherboard.
  • Identify the ribbon for the USB port at the top of the motherboard.

  • Pull up the gold tab holding it in place with the nylon spudger.

  • Pull out the ribbon from the motherboard.

Identify the ribbon at the bottom of the motherboard for the headphone jack. Using the nylon spudger, lift up the white tab holding the ribbon in place. Using the nylon spudger, lift up the white tab holding the ribbon in place.
  • Identify the ribbon at the bottom of the motherboard for the headphone jack.

  • Using the nylon spudger, lift up the white tab holding the ribbon in place.

Pull out the ribbon from the motherboard.
  • Pull out the ribbon from the motherboard.

Remove the screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • Remove the screws holding the motherboard in place.

  • There are (5) 3mm T4 Torx screws along the outer edge.

  • Additionally, remove (3) 2mm T4 Torx screws along the edge near the battery.

Using the nylon spudger, gently pull up on the motherboard and pull it out of the tablet. The mother board should now be disconnected completely. Using the nylon spudger, gently pull up on the motherboard and pull it out of the tablet. The mother board should now be disconnected completely.
  • Using the nylon spudger, gently pull up on the motherboard and pull it out of the tablet. The mother board should now be disconnected completely.

Conclusion

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

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