Introduction

This guide will cover how to replace the motherboard on the LG G Pad 7.0

Image 1/2: Work your way around the device, freeing it from the connecting clips. Image 2/2: Be careful around the MicroSD, sim card, power, and volume buttons
  • The screen assembly is secured to the plastic backing with clips. Insert the plastic opening tool between the screen and plastic.

  • Work your way around the device, freeing it from the connecting clips.

  • Be careful around the MicroSD, sim card, power, and volume buttons

  • Lift the tablet from the plastic frame. You may need to loosen some more clips if it is difficult to remove.

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Image 1/3: You will have to remove the metallic tape near the bottom of the tablet to  disconnect  the display cable. Image 2/3: Remove the three connectors marked in orange by gently prying them upwards. The cables are very fragile so be careful not to rip them. Image 3/3: Remove the three connectors marked in orange by gently prying them upwards. The cables are very fragile so be careful not to rip them.
  • Remove the red marked connectors by gently prying up. Be sure not to rip the ribbon cables as they are very fragile.

    • You will have to remove the metallic tape near the bottom of the tablet to disconnect the display cable.

  • Remove the three connectors marked in orange by gently prying them upwards. The cables are very fragile so be careful not to rip them.

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Image 1/2: '''Be sure that all the connectors marked in orange are removed before pulling out the mother board.''' Image 2/2: Very carefully remove the logic board after the screws have been removed
  • Remove the 7 screws marked in red that are securing the logic board to the case.

    • Be sure that all the connectors marked in orange are removed before pulling out the mother board.

  • Very carefully remove the logic board after the screws have been removed

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Image 1/3: Using the tweezers , pull out the metal bracket that holds the charging port in place. Image 2/3: Pull out the ribbon connector in orange. Image 3/3: Remove the one screw that holds the speaker in place.
  • Remove the two screw marked in red.

  • Using the tweezers , pull out the metal bracket that holds the charging port in place.

  • Pull out the ribbon connector in orange.

  • Remove the one screw that holds the speaker in place.

  • Slowly pull out the speaker.

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Image 1/2: Reconnect all the connectors marked in red back to the mother board. Image 2/2: Reconnect all the connectors marked in red back to the mother board.
  • Insert your new mother board with the 7 screws

  • Reconnect all the connectors marked in red back to the mother board.

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Conclusion

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

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