Introduction

This replacement guide will walk you through how to replace the motherboard on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite. Before doing this, you will need to remove the back case of your tablet first. The guide for how to do that is also included here.

Using a plastic opening tool, wedge in the seam between the screen and the case. Rock the tool by moving it towards and away from the middle of the screen, trying to separate the tape holding the screen and case together. This is a long process, so don't try and rush it. Also, be careful about applying pressure.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, wedge in the seam between the screen and the case.

  • Rock the tool by moving it towards and away from the middle of the screen, trying to separate the tape holding the screen and case together.

  • This is a long process, so don't try and rush it. Also, be careful about applying pressure.

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After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons
  • After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons

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Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the ribbon cable. Use the precision tweezers to gently pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector. Use the precision tweezers to gently pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the ribbon cable.

  • Use the precision tweezers to gently pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable. Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable.

  • Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable. Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable.

  • Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.

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Remove the seven 4mm Phillips J000 screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • Remove the seven 4mm Phillips J000 screws holding the motherboard in place.

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Use the plastic opening tool and gently pry up the tab holding the motherboard in place.
  • Use the plastic opening tool and gently pry up the tab holding the motherboard in place.

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Use the precision tweezers to remove the black plastic corner on top of the motherboard. Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard off the case. Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard off the case.
  • Use the precision tweezers to remove the black plastic corner on top of the motherboard.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard off the case.

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Conclusion

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

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Thank you friend!

nandoquoos2 - Reply

Nice guide, Done very well.

Keith Mullins - Reply

Ótimo guia. Esses tutoriais facilitam demais nossa vida. Sou fã! Parabéns

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