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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the battery in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.

  1. Using your plastic opening tools, carefully start to pry apart your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 all along the edge. Do this until the back side of the tablet can be removed.
    • Using your plastic opening tools, carefully start to pry apart your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 all along the edge. Do this until the back side of the tablet can be removed.

    • Be careful when inserting the opening tools to avoid damaging the speakers on left and right sides. The picture actually show a dangerous position for the right (small) opening tool.

    • During reassembly, be careful not to insert bottom, left, nor right edges first—doing so can damage the power button, and prevent the front panel from sitting totally flush.

    • If screen is cracked like shown imagine, Place tape on screen to prevent injury.

  2. Gently remove tape over ribbon cable connectors and set it to the side. Using the opening tools, gently lift the connector latches to disconnect the ribbon cables.
    • Gently remove tape over ribbon cable connectors and set it to the side. Using the opening tools, gently lift the connector latches to disconnect the ribbon cables.

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  4. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the ten screws securing the battery to the motherboard.
    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the ten screws securing the battery to the motherboard.

    • Make sure to keep screws in a secure location for reassembly.

  5. Pull back the ribbon cables, lift up the original battery, and disconnect the battery by exerting upward pressure from beneath the battery.
    • Pull back the ribbon cables, lift up the original battery, and disconnect the battery by exerting upward pressure from beneath the battery.

Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

is there a diference between the lte, 3g and wifi versions of the samsung tablet

Josh Robinson - Reply

thanks for the information. i will use it wisely.

Adelle Bradley - Reply

Battery changed, works fine !

Thank you for the tuto :-)

Sharky Billy - Reply

Great guide thank you.

My cover is not flush, even though I carefully attached the top first then downwards - I'm just clumsy I guess.

George Cooke - Reply

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