Introduction

If your Lenovo IdeaTab is not holding a charge it may be time for your battery to be replaced. This repair guide is the first step for all repairs on your IdeaTab S2109A-F.

In this guide, you will be removing the following:

#Speakers

Prepare your required tools, a new battery for your tablet, and set aside about 10 to 15 minutes to complete the task.

Make sure that the tablet is powered off before beginning this procedure. It is dangerous to touch the internal components of electronics while they are still powered on. Place the tablet on its screen and use the large plastic opening tool to remove the back cover.
  • Make sure that the tablet is powered off before beginning this procedure. It is dangerous to touch the internal components of electronics while they are still powered on.

  • Place the tablet on its screen and use the large plastic opening tool to remove the back cover.

  • Place slight pressure on the tablet while using the tool to pry the back panel off.

don’t forget the screws under the speaker grills. if you do it will break the back were they are going through to hold. There are 4 very small screws under the speaker covers.

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After the back panel is removed, all internal components should be visible.
  • After the back panel is removed, all internal components should be visible.

  • The large black rectangle on the top layer is the battery to be replaced.

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Grab the battery and lift gently upwards.
  • Grab the battery and lift gently upwards.

  • There will be a red and black cord attached to the corner of the battery. Ensure that this cord does not have any slack in it, but do not pull the battery hard enough to remove it.

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Carefully hold the battery in one hand, and use your other hand's index finger and thumb to grab the two wires nearest to their connection point.
  • Carefully hold the battery in one hand, and use your other hand's index finger and thumb to grab the two wires nearest to their connection point.

  • Use your fingers to give a firm tug to the black and red wires, but do not yank them hard enough to cause the tablet to sustain damage. Once these cables are removed, the battery is disconnected.

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Locate the long, L-shaped system board copper foil runs most of its length. Remove the 10 2mm PH00 black screws located on the edges of the system board with a PH00 screwdriver.
  • Locate the long, L-shaped system board copper foil runs most of its length.

  • Remove the 10 2mm PH00 black screws located on the edges of the system board with a PH00 screwdriver.

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First Disconnect the gold connector by lifting the latch on it up with the plastic opening tool.
  • First Disconnect the gold connector by lifting the latch on it up with the plastic opening tool.

  • pulling it loose using the latch.

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Pull up on the L shaped board. The one bottom and one top connection points should disconnect.
  • Pull up on the L shaped board.

  • The one bottom and one top connection points should disconnect.

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Unscrew the 7 2mm PH00 black screws connecting the speakers using the PH00 screwdriver. Unscrew the 7 2mm PH00 black screws connecting the speakers using the PH00 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 7 2mm PH00 black screws connecting the speakers using the PH00 screwdriver.

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Lift the disconnected speakers from their resting position. Grab the red and black cable with your index finger and thumb. Grab the red and black cable with your index finger and thumb.
  • Lift the disconnected speakers from their resting position.

  • Grab the red and black cable with your index finger and thumb.

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Pull up on the connection to disconnect the speakers.
  • Pull up on the connection to disconnect the speakers.

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Conclusion

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

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