Introduction

As this replacement guide works on an internal component of the Xoom Wifi, completion of prior steps to remove external parts is necessary.

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  • There are two 6.6mm screws that hold ports into place as well as the back panel. Remove these with a T-5 Torx screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: There is a flex clip on both sides that need to be pushed down in order for the plate to slide off completely. Use a plastic opening tool to release the flex clips. They are located under the back cover near the sides. Image 2/2: As soon as the clips are released the back should slide off.
  • Apply light pressure with hand and slide the back plate till it stops in this position.

  • There is a flex clip on both sides that need to be pushed down in order for the plate to slide off completely. Use a plastic opening tool to release the flex clips. They are located under the back cover near the sides.

  • As soon as the clips are released the back should slide off.

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Image 1/3: Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way. Image 2/3: Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way. Image 3/3: Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way.
  • Remove last two 4.2mm screws from the remaining back piece with a T-5 Torx screwdriver.

  • Once both screws are taken out, lift the rest of the backing out of the way.

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Image 1/2: A spudger is needed to remove the plastic border around the camera. Image 2/2: A spudger is needed to remove the plastic border around the camera.
  • Use a spudger or a fine tip to lift the black tab to a vertical position.

  • A spudger is needed to remove the plastic border around the camera.

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  • When lifting the camera out, be sure to pull the orange ribbon cable as well.

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Conclusion

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

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