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Here are some easy to follow steps on how to replace your tablet's power and volume buttons.

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 volume control button on the right hand side of the tablet. Now, gently slide the volume button upward to remove.
  • Locate the volume control button on the right hand side of the tablet.

  • Now, gently slide the volume button upward to remove.

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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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Locate the power button on the top right hand corner of your device. Gently slide the button up to remove. Gently slide the button up to remove.
  • Locate the power button on the top right hand corner of your device.

  • Gently slide the button up to remove.

Hey thanks for the information, I'm struggling a little bit because after removing the power button I dont know what is next?

1. put back the power button in its place?

2. buy this part an put it there?

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Conclusion

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

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