Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to remove the back panel for either replacement or to get to other components in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

Image 1/2: Remove the two 4.1 mm screws near the charge port with a Tri-Wing screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the two 4.1 mm screws near the charge port with a Tri-Wing screwdriver.
  • Place the bottom of the tablet towards you.

  • Remove the two 4.1 mm screws near the charge port with a Tri-Wing screwdriver.

Access denied! The screws near the port are covered by buttons. I wedged a pointed screw and hammered "gently" until they popped out. Problem solved!

Daniella - Reply

My model doesn't have any screws!

Barry - Reply

What can I do if my model DOESN'T HAVE ANY SCREWS? It has a loose LCD cable so SOME of my colours are all mixed up. This is really frustrating so please help

Janine Coetzee - Reply

I have SG Tab Pro 10.1

There are no screws..... now what?

iloveto travel - Reply

Great instructions! Easy to follow.

skritzberger - Reply

My model has no screws.

Faith Odutola - Reply

My model has no screws and doesn't look like the one pictured here. It's a model SM-T580.

Elsa Kramer - Reply

Image 1/3: Carefully run the plastic opening tool along the left and top edge to pry the rear panel away from the rest of the device. Image 2/3: Place opening picks along the side you have already pried open to keep the back panel detached from the rest of the device. Image 3/3: Be sure to work carefully, as prying too firmly can crack the screen.
  • Start in the middle of the left side and insert a plastic opening tool between the rear panel and the front panel assembly.

  • Carefully run the plastic opening tool along the left and top edge to pry the rear panel away from the rest of the device.

  • Place opening picks along the side you have already pried open to keep the back panel detached from the rest of the device.

  • Be sure to work carefully, as prying too firmly can crack the screen.

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  • Using the plastic opening tools, continue to carefully run along the right and bottom edge, and then lift the screen from the back panel.

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Conclusion

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

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