Introduction

If your volume control buttons are not working properly, it may be time to replace them. This guide will show you how to replace the volume control buttons.

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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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.

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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.

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With the screen facing towards you and the top of the tablet towards your left, locate the volume buttons on the left side. Using a spudger or your hands, remove the volume control buttons, which are attached with adhesive.
  • With the screen facing towards you and the top of the tablet towards your left, locate the volume buttons on the left side.

  • Using a spudger or your hands, remove the volume control buttons, which are attached with adhesive.

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Conclusion

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

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