Introduction

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

Open up the SIM port, on the top right corner (screen face down). Press the SIM card (white plastic) to pop it out
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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.
  • Locate the large orange ribbon cable, pry off the side shown in the image.

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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.
  • 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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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
  • 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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Locate the six Phillips head screws on the LG G Pad F 7.0 Motherboard 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). Remove the motherboard by prying it out with the plastic opening tool (as shown in image).
  • 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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