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  • Using a plastic opening tool, remove the thin plastic cover from back of the tablet by prying up from its small tab.

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  • Remove the five 2mm screws on the back of the device using a PH00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Pull the the plastic backing off the display assembly using your hands. Image 2/3: Do not do this step with only your hands. You will require a significant amount of force to separate the device. Image 3/3: Do not do this step with only your hands. You will require a significant amount of force to separate the device.
  • Pry the device apart by inserting a plastic opening tool in the seam between the plastic backing and display assembly. Use the tool to unclip the plastic tabs in between the backing and the display.

  • Pull the the plastic backing off the display assembly using your hands.

  • Do not do this step with only your hands. You will require a significant amount of force to separate the device.

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  • Detach the three connector ribbons passing over the battery using the plastic opening tool.

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  • Remove the twelve 2mm screws around the perimeter of the battery with a PH00 screwdriver.

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  • Disconnect the battery by lifting it upward and pulling it away from the connector.

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  • Remove one screw on the logic board with a PH00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Lift the speaker out by pulling up on its corner. Image 2/3: Lift the speaker out by pulling up on its corner. Image 3/3: Lift the speaker out by pulling up on its corner.
  • Disconnect right speaker connector ribbon from logic board.

  • Lift the speaker out by pulling up on its corner.

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  • Disconnect connectors around the perimeter of the motherboard.

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  • Remove motherboard by gently pulling upward under its corner.

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  • Remove the three 2mm screws along the right side of the device using a PH00 screwdriver.

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  • Unseat the small vibrator motor by gently applying upward pressure with a spudger.

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  • Lift the assembly by gently applying upward pressure with the spudger on the assembly.

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  • Gently pull battery-audio jack-USB assembly upward, detaching it from its adhesive.

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Conclusion

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

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