Introduction

How to disassemble and remove the motherboard for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 mobile development unit.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Locate your device.
    • Locate your device.

    • Flip device onto its back.

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  2. Remove the tablet's back cover.
    • Remove the tablet's back cover.

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    • Locate the battery and remove it.

    • If you wish to replace the battery you can do so here.

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    • Use the Phillips PH1 screwdriver to unscrew the five 4x2.5mm screws that hold the back cover.

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    • Pop out the back cover.

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    • Start by disconnecting the cables attached to the motherboard

    • use the spudger to lift the connectors vertically off. They should pop off with relative ease

    • The last connector has a yellow tab. Pull up on the tab until the small metal catch lifts up. Then pull straight back to remove the connector from its socket.

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    • Using the Phillips PH1, remove all 6 of the 3x2.5mm screws (circled in red) holding the motherboard in place.

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    • Using the spudger lift the motherboard out of the tablet frame.

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Conclusion

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

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