Introduction

The case of any device is always the first line of defense against any kind of external damage. The Shield Tablet in particular is known to be susceptible to casing cracks, specifically at the corners. This guide will show you the step-by-step instructions required to replace your cracked case.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • First, remove the stylus from your tablet.

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Image 1/3: Open the microSD slot. Image 2/3: Using the flat end of the spudger tool, carefully pry open the case starting from the microSD slot, slowly sliding the spudger along the inside edge of the case. Image 3/3: You may want to  put on your anti-static wrist strap at this point as the motherboard will be vulnerable to physical touch and electrostatic shock after the casing is removed.
  • Set the tablet so the buttons, microSD, and stylus port are facing you.

  • Open the microSD slot.

  • Using the flat end of the spudger tool, carefully pry open the case starting from the microSD slot, slowly sliding the spudger along the inside edge of the case.

  • You may want to put on your anti-static wrist strap at this point as the motherboard will be vulnerable to physical touch and electrostatic shock after the casing is removed.

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Image 1/2: Finally, set the old casing aside. Image 2/2: Finally, set the old casing aside.
  • As you remove your case, be aware of small clips along the edges.

  • Finally, set the old casing aside.

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Conclusion

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

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I snapped the cable of the dabbler on the rear case coz i didnt know there was one!

Anyone knows where can i get a new one?

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