Nook Tablet Battery Replacement
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- Author: Holly Lowe
- Time estimate: 15 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
This guide will show you how to remove and replace the battery.
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- Back Cover 5 steps
- Screen Bezel 2 steps
- Disconnect the Battery 1 step
- Midframe 2 steps
- Battery 2 steps
Lift the flap that reads "Nook" to reveal the tape that is underneath. Remove the memory card if one is present.
Remove the tape covering the round holes to reveal two T5 Torx screws.
Remove the two T5 Torx screws securing the back cover.
Insert the flat end of a spudger between the front panel and the rear assembly.
Use a spudger to lift the the back panel from the rest of the Nook.
Using a spudger or plastic opening tool, carefully pry the screen bezel away from the silver midframe.
Lift up the foam pad at the corner of the battery to reveal the battery connector.
Use a spudger or plastic opening tool to disconnect the battery cable from the motherboard.
Lift up the foam that covers the power connector and volume connector.
Disconnect the power and volume cables from their sockets on the motherboard.
Set aside the motherboard and focus on the metal backing containing the battery.
It is not necessary to remove the battery to replace the display. Move on to Step 11.
Use the screwdriver or plastic prying tool around the edges of the battery to pry it from its slot in the metal backing.
Pick up the battery and remove it making sure to free the cords in the upper left hand corner by sliding it out rather than lifting it.