Introduction

After noticing your battery life deteriorate or you notice a bulge in the back of the device, it is time to replace the battery. In this guide, you will be removing the following parts:

  1. 1. Back Cover
  2. 2. Battery
Remove two 2.4mm x 4mm screws from bottom of the tablet with Phillips #00 Screwdriver. Remove two 2.4mm x 4mm screws from bottom of the tablet with Phillips #00 Screwdriver. Remove two 2.4mm x 4mm screws from bottom of the tablet with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
  • Remove two 2.4mm x 4mm screws from bottom of the tablet with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

Remove back cover with lever tool, exposing the battery and motherboard. Remove back cover with lever tool, exposing the battery and motherboard. Remove back cover with lever tool, exposing the battery and motherboard.
  • Remove back cover with lever tool, exposing the battery and motherboard.

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Remove the two black tape strips from the battery pack. Remove the two black tape strips from the battery pack. Remove the two black tape strips from the battery pack.
  • Remove the two black tape strips from the battery pack.

Remove the battery pack by carefully prying the battery back from the front cover. Then remove the wires connecting the battery to the motherboard at the motherboard using the tweezers. Remove the battery pack by carefully prying the battery back from the front cover. Then remove the wires connecting the battery to the motherboard at the motherboard using the tweezers. Remove the battery pack by carefully prying the battery back from the front cover. Then remove the wires connecting the battery to the motherboard at the motherboard using the tweezers.
  • Remove the battery pack by carefully prying the battery back from the front cover. Then remove the wires connecting the battery to the motherboard at the motherboard using the tweezers.

Replace the damaged or malfunctioning battery with the new battery and wires. The new battery must be stuck back into its original place using thermal tape.
  • Replace the damaged or malfunctioning battery with the new battery and wires. The new battery must be stuck back into its original place using thermal tape.

The new wires must be soldered back into place on the motherboard at the original location. For tips on soldering techniques, see this Soldering Guide For tips on soldering techniques, see this Soldering Guide
  • The new wires must be soldered back into place on the motherboard at the original location.

  • For tips on soldering techniques, see this Soldering Guide

Conclusion

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

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Links on ordering replacement batteries

Great step by step instructions not for novices!

Robert Groffel - Reply

i liked good job

Luis Orellana - Reply

Can you give information about this battery?

What type of battery is it?

Is Applicable under the Dangerous Goods Regulations?

carlos - Reply

where do i order the battery for RCT6378W2

Michael Giulian - Reply

RCT6378W2 where can i get a replacement battery

Michael Giulian - Reply

Looking for a replacement battery for my RCA RCT6378W2 tablet. Not sure what happened but the battery ballooned up. Please advise where I can get a new battery.

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