Introduction

This process requires soldering and lots of smelly adhesive. For more information about soldering, take a look at this guide. Be careful, as a ruptured battery can be dangerous.

Remove the two 7 mm screws on the top of the device using a J00 Phillips screwdriver, turning them counterclockwise. If the screw heads have corroded or been stripped, it may be necessary to use a larger screwdriver head, such as the J0.
  • Remove the two 7 mm screws on the top of the device using a J00 Phillips screwdriver, turning them counterclockwise.

  • If the screw heads have corroded or been stripped, it may be necessary to use a larger screwdriver head, such as the J0.

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Pry the seam between the screen and the case on all four sides with a large plastic opening tool until the plastic case comes off. Lift the device off of the case and flip over the device so that it sits screen side down. The device is now free from the plastic casing.
  • Pry the seam between the screen and the case on all four sides with a large plastic opening tool until the plastic case comes off.

  • Lift the device off of the case and flip over the device so that it sits screen side down.

  • The device is now free from the plastic casing.

  • The power and/or volume buttons may fall out at this point. There is no problem with this; however, be sure to remember to reinstall them when reassembling the device.

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Wedge a plastic card beneath the battery unit. Wiggle the card side to side and up and down gently until the glue sealing the battery to the device is broken.
  • Wedge a plastic card beneath the battery unit.

  • Wiggle the card side to side and up and down gently until the glue sealing the battery to the device is broken.

  • Do not rupture the battery; it poses a serious safety hazard.

  • There is a plastic bag around the battery; if torn or stretched, there is no safety hazard.

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Set the device on a heat safe surface. Desolder from the motherboard the red wire that connects to the battery unit. Desolder from the motherboard the black wire that connects to the battery unit.
  • Set the device on a heat safe surface.

  • Desolder from the motherboard the red wire that connects to the battery unit.

  • Desolder from the motherboard the black wire that connects to the battery unit.

  • Lift the battery out of the device using your hands.

  • The battery is now free from the device.

  • If either of the wires do not come completely free when desoldering, use tweezers to gently pull them free.

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Conclusion

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

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This tablet has the exact same setup as the 2011-2012 nextbook part might be interchangeable with this tablet .

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