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  • Start out by separating the screen from the back cover using the larger plastic opening tool to pry them apart.

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  • Once every part of the screen is separated from the back cover, you should be able to fully remove it with your hands.

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  • To remove the battery you must use something small, such as tweezers, to disconnect the battery from its port.

  • Note: the connection lifts up to remove

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  • After the battery is disconnected you may use your hands to pull out the battery. It may be a little difficult because there is adhesive on the backside of the battery.

You don't have to, just be careful with battery connector.

Kyoko Hori - Reply

You have to be very careful with the battery connector. On mine, the plug was difficult to remove from the base and I ended up breaking the connections between the base and the circuit board. Maybe use the pry tool to hold the base down while easing out the plug.

Hugh Morrison - Reply

I just did the same thing Hugh...does that mean my tablet is trashed? Can it be repaired?

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  • Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the charging port with Phillips Head #000 and use the spudger to pry it up from under the port to remove component from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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No need to remove the battery. You don't even need to unplug it, but be sure if you don't unplug it that the battery doesn't have a charge left.

Danyf - Reply

My tablet had a plastic frame around the sides and bottom under the back which was impossible to get around. I had to cut off the section covering the battery charging port in order to get the old one out and put the new one in. but it seems fine and charges well and I'm really pleased I could fix my son's tablet without spending a lot of money.

Sasha Boucher - Reply

Very easy repair. Thanks very much!

soccer123 - Reply

Hey Danyf, Lithium Ion Batteries should never go fully dead. Your tablet is going to shut down before the battery goes fully dead. I would at-least unplug it to make sure you don't short out the battery, or fry the motherboard.

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