Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/2: Use the nylon spudger to disconnect the ribbon from the mother board. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/3: Use a nylon spudger to lift the black tab holding the ribbon. Image 2/3: Use a nylon spudger to lift the black tab holding the ribbon. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • Pull the ribbon out of the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Using the black spudger, lift up the black tab holding it in place. Image 2/3: Using the black spudger, lift up the black tab holding it in place. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • Pull the ribbon out of the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Pull straight up near the connection point and the wire will come disconnect easily. Image 2/3: Pull straight up near the connection point and the wire will come disconnect easily. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Pull up the gold tab holding it in place with the nylon spudger. Image 2/3: Pull out the ribbon from the motherboard. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Using the nylon spudger, lift up the white tab holding the ribbon in place. Image 2/3: Using the nylon spudger, lift up the white tab holding the ribbon in place. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • Pull out the ribbon from the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: There are (5) 3mm T4 Torx screws along the outer edge.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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