Introduction

Bring life back to your Lenovo Tab 2 A10-70 with a new battery.

Image 1/2: Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the back cover of the tablet. Image 2/2: The second picture shows the tablet with  the back removed.
  • Before removing the battery, make sure the device is powered off

  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the back cover of the tablet.

  • The second picture shows the tablet with the back removed.

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Image 1/1: Use precision tweezers if the tape cannot be removed by hand.
  • Remove the tape that secures the ribbon cable.

  • Use precision tweezers if the tape cannot be removed by hand.

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Image 1/1: Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the power button connector.
  • Handle ribbon cables with care so it does not rip or tear.

  • Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the power button connector.

    • To remove the cable, push the clamp on the connector up and pull gently.

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Image 1/1: Five 2 mm Philips screws.
  • Remove the following screws securing the metal frame holding the battery.

    • Five 2 mm Philips screws.

    • Use either the Phillips #00 or #000 bit to remove the screws.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the hidden 2mm screw using the Phillips #000 drill bit. Image 2/2: Unscrew the hidden 2mm screw using the Phillips #000 drill bit.
  • Remove the grey tape.

    • Unscrew the hidden 2mm screw using the Phillips #000 drill bit.

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  • Remove the second piece of tape from the other ribbon cable connected to the battery.

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Image 1/1: Two 2mm Phillips screws.
  • Remove the screws securing the battery connector cover.

    • Two 2mm Phillips screws.

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  • Once the screws are removed, remove the metal cover shown.

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Image 1/1: Disconnect the battery ribbon cable.
  • Gently remove the following:

    • Disconnect the battery ribbon cable.

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  • Once the battery ribbon cable is detached, carefully remove the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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This seems to be a good way to trash the tablet. I couldn't reinsert the large ribbon back into the connector on the left hand side. Ended up breaking the connector. According to another website, there is no need to remove the cable from that end. instead there is a proper lock on the other end which when lifted makes the cable easy to remove and replace from that end! Got to go and buy a new tablet now.

See https://electro-medical.blogspot.co.uk/2... for an alternative way of doing it.

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