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Introduction

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

  1. Insert an opening pick between the rear case and the plastic rim. You may need to add multiple picks to detach the clips.
    • Insert an opening pick between the rear case and the plastic rim.

    • You may need to add multiple picks to detach the clips.

    • Slide the pick along the edge of the rear case until you release the plastic clips attaching the rear case to the display.

    • Continue to slide the pick around the edge of the rear case until all clips are released.

  2. Lift the case up to remove it. Lift the case up to remove it.
    • Lift the case up to remove it.

  3. Use the flat end of a nlyon spudger to pry up the black plastic tabs securing the two ZIF connectors. Use the flat end of a nlyon spudger to pry up the black plastic tabs securing the two ZIF connectors. Use the flat end of a nlyon spudger to pry up the black plastic tabs securing the two ZIF connectors.
    • Use the flat end of a nlyon spudger to pry up the black plastic tabs securing the two ZIF connectors.

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  5. Use the flat end of a nylon spudger to pry up the brown plastic tab securing the orange ribbon cable. Use the flat end of a nylon spudger to pry up the brown plastic tab securing the orange ribbon cable.
    • Use the flat end of a nylon spudger to pry up the brown plastic tab securing the orange ribbon cable.

  6. Remove all three ribbon cables by gently pulling the cables away from the ZIF connectors. Remove all three ribbon cables by gently pulling the cables away from the ZIF connectors. Remove all three ribbon cables by gently pulling the cables away from the ZIF connectors.
    • Remove all three ribbon cables by gently pulling the cables away from the ZIF connectors.

  7. Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the ten 3mm screws securing the battery to the chassis.
    • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the ten 3mm screws securing the battery to the chassis.

  8. Use the pointed end of a nylon spudger to pry the two battery connections away from the motherboard. Use the pointed end of a nylon spudger to pry the two battery connections away from the motherboard.
    • Use the pointed end of a nylon spudger to pry the two battery connections away from the motherboard.

  9. Lift with a nylon spudger to remove the battery. Lift with a nylon spudger to remove the battery.
    • Lift with a nylon spudger to remove the battery.

Conclusion

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

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Great, Thanks for the help. It was very useful.

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