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.
    • 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.

    I would not remove the back of the case. There are around 14 tabs inside that are melted down to secure the frame. Those melted tabs will break off and the back won't be as secure and the edge of the back will have have a visible gap showing. I would remove the case from the screen side as in step 5 of this tear down and use a iFixit opening tool. Use the tool with handle towards the screen to pry the frame away. Start on one long edge and slide the tool along the gap and at same time slightly pry the case away. Then separate a short edge. The corner between the 2 open gaps should just pop away with some prying. Do the same with other 2 edges and corner.

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    Kommentar von Gary L. Turner bestätigt. Es geht eindeutig besser das Opening Tool in den Spalt an der Oberseite einzuführen, zwischen dem umlaufenden silberfarbenen Rahmen und dem Display Glas. Die im Foto oben unter Schrott 1 gezeigte Methode ist NICHT zerstörungsfrei. Das (weisse) Back cover und der umlaufende silberfarbene Rahmen sind zwei separate Kunststoff-Bauteile, die an ca. einem Dutzend Punkten miteinander verschweisst sind, und zwar so eng dass kein Fingernagel dazwischen passt. Diese Schweisspunkte zerbrechen bei der im Bild oben gezeigten Methode.

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

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

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

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

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

    Um die winzigen Schraubenköpfe zu schonen verwende grundsätzlich den grösstmöglichen (und nicht den kleinstmöglichen!) Schraubendreher. Für die zehn Kreuzschlitzschrauben mit denen der Akku befestigt ist passt ein Philips #0 perfekt.

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    Nachtrag: Philips #00 passt fast noch besser.

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

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    • Lift with a nylon spudger to remove the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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