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  • Remove these two 2.5mm Phillip's head screws before attempting to remove the screen from the device.

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Image 1/2: When the screen comes up like it has in the photo, it should be able to simply be removed from its casing. Image 2/2: The buttons on the end of the device will be loose when you remove the screen from the backplate. Be careful not to lose them.
  • Run an opening pick around the edge of the screen to loosen it and begin to pry upward.

  • When the screen comes up like it has in the photo, it should be able to simply be removed from its casing.

  • The buttons on the end of the device will be loose when you remove the screen from the backplate. Be careful not to lose them.

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  • This is the internal view of the internal components after removing the screen. Our first goal will be to detach the battery.

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  • To remove the battery, remove the two pieces of electrical tape holding it down. Then begin gently prying underneath it and around the edges with your plastic opening tool. This will pull it off of the adhesive keeping it in the case.

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  • To remove the antenna, simply remove the tape that is securing it in place.

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Image 1/2: After removing the screws, use a plastic pry tool to gently pull the motherboard off of the double-sided tape holding it down. Image 2/2: After removing the screws, use a plastic pry tool to gently pull the motherboard off of the double-sided tape holding it down.
  • Remove the three 2.5mm Phillip's head screws from the motherboard.

  • After removing the screws, use a plastic pry tool to gently pull the motherboard off of the double-sided tape holding it down.

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Image 1/2: Do not use force to try and remove the cables. The latch may not be lifted up all the way, and using force can separate the cable from its connector. This can damage important components of the tablet. Image 2/2: Do not use force to try and remove the cables. The latch may not be lifted up all the way, and using force can separate the cable from its connector. This can damage important components of the tablet.
  • Unclip the ribbon cables from the motherboard by lifting up on their latches (the black portions that the cables feed into) and gently pulling the cables.

  • Do not use force to try and remove the cables. The latch may not be lifted up all the way, and using force can separate the cable from its connector. This can damage important components of the tablet.

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Image 1/1: When reassembling the device, be sure to put the speaker back into its slot in the casing before securing the backplate.
  • With everything detached from the casing, this is the component that will be removed.

  • When reassembling the device, be sure to put the speaker back into its slot in the casing before securing the backplate.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order - replacing all tapes and adhesives as you proceed.

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We did a reset. When our tablet boots up we get a message "google account manager has stopped running". We can not access the settings. How do we fix this error message?

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