Introduction

Battery removal is easy. All you have to do is remove the back cover, system board cover and a disconnect a wire! Let's get started!

Be sure to power off your device before taking it apart. Locate the small tab, marked with the lock symbol on the upper right hand of your IdeaTab above the volume control buttons. Use your fingernail to gently loosen this tab. Use your Phillips #000 screwdriver and remove the 3.5mm screw and put it aside.
  • Be sure to power off your device before taking it apart.

  • Locate the small tab, marked with the lock symbol on the upper right hand of your IdeaTab above the volume control buttons. Use your fingernail to gently loosen this tab.

  • Use your Phillips #000 screwdriver and remove the 3.5mm screw and put it aside.

  • Using your blue, plastic opening tool, begin to gently pry the back panel away from the front panel starting by where the screw was.

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Locate the black back plate, above the battery. Using a Phillips #000 screwdriver remove the 7 silver 3.5mm screws from the back plate. Next, with the same screwdriver, remove the black 4.1mm screw.
  • Locate the black back plate, above the battery.

  • Using a Phillips #000 screwdriver remove the 7 silver 3.5mm screws from the back plate.

  • Next, with the same screwdriver, remove the black 4.1mm screw.

  • Gently remove the back plate from the device.

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Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the battery wires from the system board. Slide your opening tool under the white plastic piece and pry it up. Again, use the plastic opening tool to loosen the battery from the device by lifting up on the battery on all sides. This will detach the battery from the adhesive. Gently place the battery aside.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the battery wires from the system board. Slide your opening tool under the white plastic piece and pry it up.

  • Again, use the plastic opening tool to loosen the battery from the device by lifting up on the battery on all sides. This will detach the battery from the adhesive.

  • Gently place the battery aside.

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Conclusion

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

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