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Introduction

If you need to replace a component inside the tablet, you will need to remove the back panel. This guide will teach you how to remove the back panel.

  1. With the tablet face down, pull out the SD card slot cover. Using a Philips #000 screwdriver, remove the 3mm  screw in the SD card slot.
    • With the tablet face down, pull out the SD card slot cover.

    • Using a Philips #000 screwdriver, remove the 3mm screw in the SD card slot.

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  3. Insert a plastic opening tool in the small crevasse between the screen and the back. Pry the screen away from the back panel. Repeat this on each edge of the device.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool in the small crevasse between the screen and the back.

    • Pry the screen away from the back panel.

    • Repeat this on each edge of the device.

    • We found it helpful to leave multiple plastic opening tools wedged in the crevasse to prevent it from closing.

    • This requires heavy force. The back of the device is attached with adhesive. If the back panel is too hard to remove, use the iOpener.

  4. After using the plastic opening tools, pry open the device with your hands, removing the back panel from the screen. After using the plastic opening tools, pry open the device with your hands, removing the back panel from the screen.
    • After using the plastic opening tools, pry open the device with your hands, removing the back panel from the screen.

Conclusion

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

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