Introduction

To complete this guide, you will need to disassemble your tablet and use a soldering iron to replace the battery. The battery is removed first in most cases, even if you are trying to remove other components.

Image 1/1: Insert a plastic opening tool in the crack between the two parts of the case.
  • Look towards the topside of the tablet, where the power button is located.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool in the crack between the two parts of the case.

  • Move it gently back and forth to open the case.

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Image 1/3: Be careful when you separate the two halves. Open the case from the opposite side of the camera, there is a cable connecting both halves of the case. Image 2/3: Be careful when you separate the two halves. Open the case from the opposite side of the camera, there is a cable connecting both halves of the case. Image 3/3: Be careful when you separate the two halves. Open the case from the opposite side of the camera, there is a cable connecting both halves of the case.
  • With the plastic opening tool in the opening between the two sides of the case, slide the tool along the tablet's border to separate the two sides completely.

  • Be careful when you separate the two halves. Open the case from the opposite side of the camera, there is a cable connecting both halves of the case.

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  • Remove the tape holding the battery in place.

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Image 1/3: Move the spudger tool carefully side to side to remove the glue that is holding the battery in place. Image 2/3: This is a soft battery, so a little bending is expected. Image 3/3: This is a soft battery, so a little bending is expected.
  • Insert the flat end of the spudger tool in the crack beneath the battery.

  • Move the spudger tool carefully side to side to remove the glue that is holding the battery in place.

  • This is a soft battery, so a little bending is expected.

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Image 1/1: Annotate where each color goes to make the reassembly easier.
  • After the battery is unglued, locate the cables that connect it to the motherboard.

  • Annotate where each color goes to make the reassembly easier.

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Image 1/2: Review the [guide|750|Ifixit soldering guide] if you need help soldering. Image 2/2: You can now remove the battery.
  • Desolder the cables with a soldering iron and use a desoldering braid to remove the solder.

  • Review the Ifixit soldering guide if you need help soldering.

  • You can now remove the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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where do you find that battery? tried searching by the numbers on it and nothing

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