Introduction

The power button on the PTAB7XC is made of plastic and frequently breaks; luckily, replacing the power button is a quick and easy process for even beginners.

Image 1/2: If the screw heads have corroded or been stripped, it may be necessary to use a larger screwdriver head, such as the J0. Image 2/2: 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 by 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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Image 1/2: The plastic case is now free from the device. Image 2/2: The plastic power button may or may not fall out at this point. There is no problem if it does.
  • 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.

  • The plastic case is now free from the device.

  • The plastic power button may or may not fall out at this point. There is no problem if it does.

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Image 1/1: Pull on the part of the broken power button that is exposed on the inside of the device case using tweezers until the button itself comes loose of the case.
  • Use tweezers to push on the side of the black plastic power button that is outside of the device case until the button is as far in as possible.

  • Pull on the part of the broken power button that is exposed on the inside of the device case using tweezers until the button itself comes loose of the case.

  • The power button is now replaceable.

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Conclusion

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

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