Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of replacing a broken, frozen, or unresponsive display screen on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Insert a plastic opening tool between the back cover and screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (as indicated in the photograph).
    • Insert a plastic opening tool between the back cover and screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (as indicated in the photograph).

  2. Insert a second plastic opening tool 6 cm (~2.4 inches) away from the first tool.
    • Insert a second plastic opening tool 6 cm (~2.4 inches) away from the first tool.

    • Slide the second plastic opening tool along the edge of the device to separate the back cover.

    • Using your hands, remove the back cover.

    • Using tweezers, peel away the green tape located on top of the two flexible ribbon cables.

    • Slide out the yellow flexible ribbon cable to disconnect it from the motherboard.

    • Remove green tape from lcd connector.

    • Pull lcd cable out of connector.

    • Slide metal tool around perimeter to release glue.

    • Be careful not to damage the yellow ribbon cable.

    • Pull glass cover from main frame.

    • Pry screen from housing.

Conclusion

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

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