Introduction

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

Image 1/2: Press the SIM card (white plastic) to pop it out Image 2/2: Remove SIM card and set aside
  • Open up the SIM port, on the top right corner (screen face down).

  • Press the SIM card (white plastic) to pop it out

  • Remove SIM card and set aside

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Image 1/1: Do this by finding the seam between the edge of the screen and the plastic backing, and prying between the two.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the plastic backing off of the internal block. Start at the location with the SIM port to avoid damage to internal components.

  • Do this by finding the seam between the edge of the screen and the plastic backing, and prying between the two.

  • Work your way all the way around the edge of the screen, and remove the plastic backing when it is loose.

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Image 1/2: One the ribbon cable has been detached, use the tweezers to pull up the camera.  It is attached with adhesive so pull up gently to remove it. Image 2/2: Once the old camera unit is removed, replace with new unit and reassemble in reverse order of guide.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the ribbon cable connecting to the camera unit.

  • One the ribbon cable has been detached, use the tweezers to pull up the camera. It is attached with adhesive so pull up gently to remove it.

  • Once the old camera unit is removed, replace with new unit and reassemble in reverse order of guide.

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  • Locate the large orange ribbon cable, pry off the side shown in the image.

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Image 1/2: Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the battery. There is adhesive underneath the battery, so use a small amount of force. Work your way around the edge of the battery to pry it off. Image 2/2: Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the battery. There is adhesive underneath the battery, so use a small amount of force. Work your way around the edge of the battery to pry it off.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the multicolor wire cables off, applying force up away from the tablet.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the battery. There is adhesive underneath the battery, so use a small amount of force. Work your way around the edge of the battery to pry it off.

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Image 1/2: Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the ribbon cable connecting to the camera unit Image 2/2: Leave the ribbon cable disconnected.
  • Locate the front facing camera ribbon cable attachment on the motherboard

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the ribbon cable connecting to the camera unit

  • Leave the ribbon cable disconnected.

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Image 1/2: Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver to unscrew the six screws. Image 2/2: Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver to unscrew the six screws.
  • Locate the six Phillips head screws on the LG G Pad F 7.0 Motherboard

  • Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver to unscrew the six screws.

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  • Remove the motherboard by prying it out with the plastic opening tool (as shown in image).

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Conclusion

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

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Some spelling errors but overall simple to follow

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