A battery replacement is actually quite simple to do for this tablet requiring minimum time and a few handy tools. You'll soon be able to go from no battery life to hours with this easy guide.

Power off the device before starting battery replacement.
  • Power off the device before starting battery replacement.

  • Remove SD card and SIM Card.

  • With the opening tool, gently pry the back plate away from the main board. The corners are the easiest spots to start at.

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Gently pull the back cover away from the adhesive on the battery.
  • Gently pull the back cover away from the adhesive on the battery.

  • It may be possible to use a blow dryer on low heat but I'd advise against it unless absolutely necessary.

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  • Slowly and gently lift the power cable upwards.

  • Unscrew the 4 screws keeping the battery in place, set aside.

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  • Remove the battery by pulling up gently.

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

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Calvin Hodgson

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Thank you perfect

Robert Begliutti - Reply

I was going to do this to fix my son's tablet and then I looked up the cost of a replacement battery on eBay. Almost $100! Do you have a good source for a new battery?

poeticpyr07 - Reply

Unfortunately, no, there does not seem to be a good part supplier for the G Pad X 8.0. As you mention, the best I see is eBay at $82.

Calvin Hodgson -

I have researched this battery, the LG BL T-20. I found one that is 4800 MaH. The LG Gpad X8.0 has the same battery that is 4650 MaH. If I order the 4800 MaH, will it work?

luvgod10 - Reply

I would check the voltage as well but I can't see why it wouldn't work unless there is any size differences.

Calvin Hodgson -

This worked great for me. I found a battery on eBay for $15. I had to use a large knife to start the case to split. Once I had that, it was pretty easy to get it to separate Thanks tons!

Bill Bailey - Reply

Thanks, hopefully the new battery will fix my bootloop

dtam724 - Reply

I am thinking about replacing my battry. Did it help with your bootloop?

Jen Win -

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